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Foster, Solon

Biography

8 Jan. 1811–17 Mar. 1896. Farmer. Born at Danby, Tompkins Co., New York. Son of Luther Foster and Ruth Hedges. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1833. Participated in Camp of Israel expedition to Missouri, 1834. Ordained an elder, 29 Nov. 1835. Appointed member of Second Quorum of the Seventy, 1836, at Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio. Appointed member of First Quorum of the Seventy, 1837. Named with JS et al. in writ of summons to answer plea of assumpsit, 16 Apr. 1839. Married Sarah Downing, 23 Dec. 1841, in Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois. Migrated to Salt Lake Valley, 1850. Appointed to serve mission to help colonize St. George, Washington Co., Utah Territory, 1861. Died at Salt Lake City.

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