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Foster (Lost) Cemetery
Walla Walla County, Washington

Contributed by Rella Gleaton Mar 13, 2001 [rella@ultraplix.com]. Total records = 16.

Foster Cemetery in Walla Walla County is located about halfway between Bolles Jct and Prescott, or 1 1/2 miles West of Prescott on Highway 124 in Sec 1 T9N R36E, just off the highway to the North and recognized by the old locust trees in the middle of a wheat field. The fence is fallen down and it is overgrown with tall weeds. The majority are upright stones.

It is on land originally claimed by Albert N. Brown, a Civil War Veteran, who came here in 1873 from Ohio. It is believed that other graves were moved to the Waitsburg Cemetery. The Lucy A. Spalding who is buried here is the wife of Henry Spalding, said to be a son of the missionary, Henry Spalding, who came West with Marcus Whitman. Historical information was provided by Garland Wilson, an area historian.

The earliest burial was 1870 and the last was 1912. Walked and read by Rella and Jim Gleaton, Nov 1,1999. Transcribed by Rella Gleaton.

KEY: s/o= son of
w/o= wife of
s/w= stone with
b/= born

DEWITT, Henry, b. Sep 04,1800, d. 1894 Jul 05
DUNLAP, Charity N., b. 1912, d. 1912
DUNLAP, Fanny W., b. 1866, d. no date
DUNLAP, Robert C., b. 1856, d. no date
HART, Eliza A., b. Aug 31,1856, d. 1873 Jan 19, Daughter
HART, Horace, b. Dec 07,1812, d. 1892 Sep 01, Father
HART, Margaret E., b. Sep 02,1824, d. 1895 May 28, Mother, w/o Horace Hart
HAYES, Franklin, d.1896 Jan 28 61 yr 9 mo 28 dy, s/w Loueza
HAYES, Loueza, d.1895 Oct 16 58 yr 6 mo 18 dy, "Gone but not forgotten", s/w Franklin
HAYS, Frank W., d. 1890 Oct 08, 8 mo 8 dy, s/o J.W.& Katie Hays
MORGAN, Gladys, d.1903 Dec 16 Infant daughter of C.E. & Lizzie Morgan "At rest"
PAINTER, Mary G., b. Feb 23,1861, d. 1888 Jul 13
PEARSON, Olof, b. Dec 25,1854, d. 1884 Jan 19, b/Krishans Tails San, Sweden, "No pain,no anxious fear, can reach the peaceful sleeper here"
SPALDING, Lucy A., d.1870 Feb 02 21 yr 11 mo, w/o Henry H. Spalding, "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord"
THOMPSON, Daniel, d.1870 Dec 09, "In the 80th year of his age" "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord"
ZUGER, H. Fred, b. Aug 11,1875, d. 1878 Feb 23, s/o Marcus & Magdalena B. Zuger

 

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