Genealogy: Vertie Belle Foster (1882-1928)

in #genealogy2 months ago

I'm experimenting with posting some random bits of my genealogy research here. This particular individual was born less than 20 years after the Civil War ended and would have lived through World War I. They are not a direct ancestor but a very distant cousin. I have to go back to about 1730 to find a common ancestor. According to the relationship calculator in Gramps, Vertie Belle Foster is my fourth cousin three times removed.


Research comes from a variety of online sources, original documents and personal knowledge. Generally, if the source was from another researcher online, their original sources are used. More information and details about the sources can sometimes be found by clicking on the associated link at the bottom in the "Source References" section.

The information below is an extract from a report I generated via the Gramps genealogy software from a family tree I originally created with GenoPro and then modified to look reasonable here (as much as I could anyway).

The Skaggs-Files

Foster, Vertie Belle 1a 2a

Birth Name Foster, Vertie Belle
Gender female
Age at Death 46 years, 6 months, 19 days


Age: 46y 6m 18d

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1882-03-19 North Carolina, United States    
Death 1928-10-07 Old Richmond, Forsyth, North Carolina    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Foster, Brainard Taylor1855-06-001901-05-00
Mother Frye, Elizabeth Ann1849-12-151925-07-21
         Foster, Vertie Belle 1882-03-19 1928-10-07
    Sister     Foster, Tennie E. 1885-02-27 1966-06-17
    Brother     Foster, Romulus Alvin 1885-02-27 1961-09-19
    Brother     Foster, William Anderson 1887-08-05 1949-03-25
    Sister     Foster, Minnie Pantha 1888-11-28 1970-01-26

Source References

  1. Ancestry Family Trees
      • Page: Ancestry Family Trees
  2. WLFoster: William L Foster's Families & Related Families
      • Source text:


        ID: I13015
        Name: Zenas G Foster 1 2 3
        Sex: M
        Birth: 1769 in Charlotte, Virginia, United States
        Residence: 1830 Surry, North Carolina, United States 2
        Death: 1843 in Davie, North Carolina, United States
        Residence: 1810 Charlotte, Virginia, United States 3



        Father: James Foster b: 1725 in Essex County, Virginia, USA
        Mother: Elizabeth Parish b: 1737 in Goochland Co,VA

        Marriage 1 Dinah Taylor b: 1770
        Married: 05 JAN 1797 in Charlotte, Virginia, United States
        Has Children Henry G Foster b: 1799 in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
        Has Children Elijah Foster b: 1797 in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
        Has No Children Virginia Foster b: 1811 in Surry Co NC
        Has Children Weldon " William" Goode Foster b: 1801 in Charlotte, Virginia, United States
        Has No Children Hillery Foster b: 1797
        Has Children Isaac Hillery Foster b: 1808 in Virginia

        Title: Ancestry Family Trees
        Publication: Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Originaldata: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;;

        This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created.
        Page: Ancestry Family Trees
        Title: 1830 United States Federal Census
        Publication: Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations,Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - 1830 U.S. Census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M19, 201 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records A;;

        Page: Year: 1830; Census Place: , Surry, North Carolina; Roll: ; Page: .
        Text: Residence date: 1830
        Residence place: Surry, North Carolina, United States
        Title: 1810 United States Federal Census
        Publication: Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: OperationsInc, 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - Third Census of the United States, 1810; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M252, 71 rolls); Bureau of the Census, Record Group;;

        Page: Year: 1810; Census Place: , Charlotte, Virginia; Roll: 68; Page: 49;Family History Number: 0181428; Image: 00098.
        Text: Residence date: 1810
        Residence place: Charlotte, Virginia, United States

      • Citation:

Generated by Gramps AIO64-5.1.5-1
Last change was the 2022-03-18 21:05:01


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