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Jeffries Family of Benton County, Arkansas
Posted by: s gragg (ID *****5862) Date: February 28, 2011 at 14:10:16
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The following is regarding ELLEN CATHERINE JEFFRIES, daughter of Obedient WRIGHT and Rev. James Jeffries of BENTONVILLE, BENTON COUNTY ARKANSAS.

The information on the marriage was found on; the census info came from no information found on them after the 1910 census.

According to the marriage document below, Catherine’s first name was Ellen C[atherine] Jeffries.

Groom's Name: David S. Foster
Groom's Birth Date: 1855
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age: 22
Bride's Name: Ellen C. Jeffries
Bride's Birth Date: 1855
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age: 22
Marriage Date: 14 Nov 1877
Marriage Place: Benton, Arkansas

United States Census, 1880 for David S. Foster
Name: David S. Foster
Residence: Mount Vernon, Benton, Arkansas
Birthdate: 1859
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relationship to Head: Self
Spouse's Name: Ellen C. Foster
Spouse's Birthplace: Arkansas
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
Race or Color: White
Ethnicity: American
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 21 years
Occupation: Farmer
David S. Foster 21
Spouse Ellen C. Foster 21

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: David S Foster
Home in 1900: Osage, Benton, Arkansas
[Bentonville, Benton, Arkansas]
Age: 42
Birth Date: Nov 1857
Birthplace: Arkansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Spouse's Name: Ellen C Foster [her name was Ellen CATHERINE]
Marriage Year: Abt 1879 – actually 1877 as shown above
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 21
Household Members:
David S Foster 42
Ellen C[atherine] Foster 42
Sylvia O Foster 13
Wincia Foster 11

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: David S Foster
Age in 1910: 52
Est Birth Year: 1858
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
Spouse's Name: CATHERINE Foster
Home in 1910: Bentonville Ward 3, Benton, Arkansas
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
David S Foster 52
Catherine Foster 53 [her est. d.o.b. would be 1857, which is very close – as far as censuses go]
Wincie Foster 19

Any further information on this family would be welcomed, especially place and date of deaths.

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