Eleanor Foster – Tombstone Inscription

Foster, Eleanor
Section 28.52

ID # 280280


Erected by her husband
Anthony Foster
In Memory of his wife
Who departed this life
On June 10, 1823
In the 48th year of her useful life
She died as she lived a Christian
Of the most unshaken faith and
Sunk into eternal rest deeply regretted
By a husband and only child and a
Numerous circle of friends

Updated 11-25-2016

1908 Plat: E. Foster
         Section 28 SE Lot 41
1908 List: E. Foster
         Section 28 SE Lot 41
Smith (1908): E. Foster

After 2008 Restoration

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Anthony Foster was married to Eleanor Beckwith Winn.  She was a daughter of John & Martha Beckwith of Kentucky.  Her sister Martha Beckwith Yeatman, wife of Thomas Yeatman, is buried in the adjacent lot at City Cemetery.

Anthony Foster ID # 280278

Yeatman, Martha ID # 280279

Note:  Eleanor Foster pre-deceased her husband Anthony Foster who died April 8, 1825.  His will, recorded June 8, 1825, in Davidson County, TN., named “my late departed wife Mrs. Eleanor Foster.”  Previous surveys of tombstones at City Cemetery incorrectly listed Eleanor Foster as the wife of Nathan Foster and incorrectly recorded her death date as June 11, 1825. 

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Report: 6-1-2014