Foster, James


1 Apr. 1786–12 Dec. 1846. Born at Hillsborough, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire. Moved to Vienna, Kennebec Co., Maine, by Feb, 1811. Married Abigail Glidden, 29 Feb. 1811, at Vienna. Moved to Lyons, Wayne Co., New York, by 1824. Baptized into LDS church, by 1834. Participated in Camp of Israel expedition to Missouri, 1834. Appointed a president of the Seventy, 6 Apr. 1837. One of leaders of Kirtland Camp migration to Missouri, 1838. After Latter-day Saints left Missouri, settled at Jacksonville, Morgan Co., Illinois. Buried at Jacksonville.