Bio: Foster, Alonzo P. (1816 - 1897)

 

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Surnames: Foster, Thompson, Powers

 

----Source: First Owner's of Dewhurst Map by Chuck Debevec; Bureau of Land Mgt. Records, Minnesota Death Record

 

Alonzo P., the son of Lemuel and Chloe (Powers) Foster, was born 5 May 1816 in Orange County, Vermont.  His father, Lemuel was born 24 Jun 1770 in Salem, Essex, Mass. and his mother was born 8 Jul 1775 in Grafton, Worchester, Mass.  Alonzo P. Foster married Harriet Thompson.  They had a daughter, Lorenda Ella, who was born in 1845 in Orange Co., Vermont and a son, Alexander Harris Foster who was born about 1842. 

 

From 10 May 1873 to 5 Jun 1874, Alonzo paid cash at the Land Office in LaCrosse, Wis., for property in Hewett and Dewhurst Townships., Clark County, Wisconsin, making him one of the first land owners in the county.

 

Harriet Thompson Foster died 1851 in Plainview, Wabasha, Minnesota.  Alonzo died 17 Dec 1897 in Winona, Winona, Minnesota.  Both of them are buried in the Greenwood Cemetery 1851 Plainview, Wabasha, Minnesota, USA.

 

Obit: Foster, Alonzo P. (1816 - 1897)

 

Minnesota Death Records

 

Alonzo P. Foster
Death Date: 17 Dec 1897
Death Place: Winona, Winona, Minnesota
Age: 81
Birth Date: 1816
Birthplace: Vermont
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: USA
Mother's Birthplace: USA

 

 

 

Name

Date

Transaction

Twp

Range

Section

Parcel

Land Office

Accession

Document

FOSTER, ALONZO P

5/10/1873

Cash Sale

24-N

4-W

36

NE¼SW¼

La Crosse

WI0970__.281

18846

FOSTER, ALONZO P

6/5/1874

Cash Sale

24-N

4-W

36

SW¼NE¼

La Crosse

WI0980__.051

19111

FOSTER, ALONZO P

6/5/1874

Cash Sale

24-N

4-W

36

NW¼SE¼

La Crosse

WI0980__.076

19144

FOSTER, ALONZO P

6/5/1874

Cash Sale

23-N

3-W

6

N½SW¼

La Crosse

WI0980__.139

19219

FOSTER, ALONZO P

6/5/1874

Cash Sale

23-N

3-W

6

S½NW¼

La Crosse

WI0980__.139

19219

 

 


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