Descendants of Charles Estes
 
 

Generation No. 1

1.  CHARLES1 ESTES was born in Va., and died in Va..  He married MARY THAXTON in Va., daughter of THOMAS THAXTON.

Children of CHARLES ESTES and MARY THAXTON are:
 i. OBADIAH2 ESTES.
 ii. ZILPAH ESTES.
 iii. ELIZABETH ESTES.
2. iv. JOSHUA ESTES, b. Va.; d. Cumming Ga..
 v. MOLLIE ESTES.
 vi. SUSAN ESTES.
 vii. RICHARD ESTES.
 viii. PASCHAL ESTES.
 ix. RUBEN ESTES.

Notes for RUBEN ESTES:
Ruben fought in the Revolutionary War.

 x. CHARLES ESTES.
 

Generation No. 2

2.  JOSHUA2 ESTES (CHARLES1) was born in Va., and died in Cumming Ga..  He married ELIZABETH HULSEY in Va..

Notes for JOSHUA ESTES:
Joshua and his wife both died on their farm in Forsyth County and are buried there. The old Estes family cemetery is located behind Pruetts Store in Cumming.

Children of JOSHUA ESTES and ELIZABETH HULSEY are:
3. i. MILES3 ESTES, b. 1787, Greenville, S.C.; d. June 21, 1871, Cumming Ga..
 ii. ANNA ESTES, m. JOHN WRIGHT.
 iii. CHARLES ESTES, m. ABBIE G. BRADFORD.
 iv. JOEL ESTES, m. MARY HARBIN.
 v. ELIZABETH ESTES, m. M.T. ROPER.
 vi. ELI OLIVER ESTES, m. FANNIE RAKESTRAW.
 vii. HARRIET ESTES, m. J. T. PENDLEY.
 viii. SALLIE ESTES, b. 1818.
 

Generation No. 3

3.  MILES3 ESTES (JOSHUA2, CHARLES1) was born 1787 in Greenville, S.C., and died June 21, 1871 in Cumming Ga..  He married MAHALA JORDAN, daughter of MICAJAH JORDAN.

Notes for MILES ESTES:
Miles Estes and his wife moved to Forsyth County when the Cherokee lands were opened for settlement.

Children of MILES ESTES and MAHALA JORDAN are:
 i. LANGSTON4 ESTES, b. September 16, 1817; m. ROXANNA VAUGHN.
 ii. ARENA ESTES, b. February 08, 1820, Ga; d. June 03, 1840, Cumming Ga..
 iii. TABITHA ESTES, b. June 1822; m. K.D. PHILLIPS.
 iv. ELIZABETH CAROLINE ESTES, b. March 08, 1824; m. EPHRIM STEPHENS.
4. v. HENDERSON ESTES, b. October 20, 1826, Ga; d. 1916, Cumming Ga..
 vi. JAMES WASHINGTON ESTES, b. October 28, 1828, Ga; d. July 29, 1862, Civil War; m. LUCINDA CUDD.
 vii. HARRIETT ESTES, b. June 18, 1831; m. (1) J. M. VAUGHN; m. (2) L. PERRY.
5. viii. MILLIE MALINDA ESTES, b. September 15, 1834, Ga; d. May 20, 1861, Cumming GA..
 ix. NEWMAN EMORY ESTES, b. September 11, 1836, Cumming Ga.; d. November 24, 1862, Chattanooga Tenn.  ( Civil War).
 x. LOUISA JANE ESTES, b. July 06, 1838.
 xi. CELIA MARINDA CAROLINE ESTES, b. June 10, 1841; m. S. A. PRUITT.
 

Generation No. 4

4.  HENDERSON4 ESTES (MILES3, JOSHUA2, CHARLES1) was born October 20, 1826 in Ga, and died 1916 in Cumming Ga..  He married SARAH S. FOSTER October 23, 1849 in Cumming Ga., daughter of JOSEPH SR and MARY FOSTER.

Children of HENDERSON ESTES and SARAH FOSTER are:
 i. GEORGE5 ESTES, b. 1852.
 ii. JANNETTE ESTES, b. 1854.
 iii. MARY ESTES, b. 1859.
 iv. EMORY ESTES, b. 1863.
 v. FLORA ESTES, b. 1865.
 vi. BABY ESTES, b. 1870.

5.  MILLIE MALINDA4 ESTES (MILES3, JOSHUA2, CHARLES1) was born September 15, 1834 in Ga, and died May 20, 1861 in Cumming GA..  She married JOSEPH D. FOSTER JR. Abt. 1850 in Cumming GA..

Notes for JOSEPH D. FOSTER JR.:
Joseph D. Foster enlisted in the U S Army for the duration of the Mexican War at Forsyth Co. Ga. on August 10, 1847 and was inducted into service at Columbus Ga. on August 30, 1847.He was sent back after the war from Vera Cruz Mexico on June 25 ,1848 to Mobile Al. and was mustered out of service July 13 1848. He held the rank of Pvt. in Co F of Calhouns Mounted Battalion Georgia Infantry . His age was aprox . 19 years.       He enlisted in the service for state of Georgia on August 17 ,1861 at Big Shanty and was mustered into Confederate Army on August 31, 1861 as First Lt. of  Company E 22nd Ga. Vol. Infantry was prometed to Capt. June 16 ,1862. The 22nd served in G.M.Sorrels Brigad e, Mahones Div. A.P.Hills Corps Army Of Northern Va. He Was Captured on July 3 1863 at the Battle of Gettysburg and in prison at Johnsons Island Ohio for the duration of the war.Returned home married Margaret Evelyn Mcafee and had one child Charles C. Foster.    At the time J.D. enlisted in the Confederate Army he had three children and was a widower. He left these children in the care of his mother a widow who lived one mile south of Cumming. Her name was Mary Foster.
 

Children of MILLIE ESTES and JOSEPH JR. are:
 i. L. LUMPKIN5 FOSTER, b. November 30, 1852, Cumming GA.; d. December 02, 1901, Dallas, TX.

Notes for L. LUMPKIN FOSTER:
Lafayette  Lumpkin Foster left Georgia and went to Texas at the age of eighteen. He came to Horn Hill Texas and worked as a brick mason and farm hand to make a living. He saved enough money to continue his education at a Baptist School in Waco Texas, now Baylor Univ., and after two years he started a newspaper the Limestone New Era in Groesbeck Tx in 1876. He also at one time was part owner of the Dallas Evening Times in 1880. He served three terms in the Texas State House of Rep. and his third term he was speaker of the house.He was appointed railroad commissioner,he served as agriculture commissioner and finaly after being campaign manager for Gov Sayers who appointed him president of Texas A&M Colleege in 1898. He died  of pneumonia in Dallas Texas in 1901 while still in office at A&M .His body was taken back to College Station and he is buried on the campus at Texas A&M. He was also an ordained Baptist Minister and a Mason.

 ii. HENRY I. FOSTER, b. February 15, 1857, Cumming GA.; d. October 13, 1901, Cumming GA..
 iii. THOMAS FOSTER, b. 1859.
 iv. MILLIE FOSTER, b. May 1861, Ga.
Descendants of Joseph D. Foster Jr.
 

Generation No. 1

1.  JOSEPH D. FOSTER1 JR. was born February 02, 1829 in Ga., and died July 17, 1887 in Cumming Ga..  He married MILLIE MALINDA ESTES Abt. 1850 in Cumming GA., daughter of MILES ESTES and MAHALA JORDAN.

Notes for JOSEPH D. FOSTER JR.:
Joseph D. Foster enlisted in the U S Army for the duration of the Mexican War at Forsyth Co. Ga. on August 10, 1847 and was inducted into service at Columbus Ga. on August 30, 1847.He was sent back after the war from Vera Cruz Mexico on June 25 ,1848 to Mobile Al. and was mustered out of service July 13 1848. He held the rank of Pvt. in Co F of Calhouns Mounted Battalion Georgia Infantry . His age was aprox . 19 years.       He enlisted in the service for state of Georgia on August 17 ,1861 at Big Shanty and was mustered into Confederate Army on August 31, 1861 as First Lt. of  Company E 22nd Ga. Vol. Infantry was prometed to Capt. June 16 ,1862. The 22nd served in G.M.Sorrels Brigad e, Mahones Div. A.P.Hills Corps Army Of Northern Va. He Was Captured on July 3 1863 at the Battle of Gettysburg and in prison at Johnsons Island Ohio for the duration of the war.Returned home married Margaret Evelyn Mcafee and had one child Charles C. Foster.    At the time J.D. enlisted in the Confederate Army he had three children and was a widower. He left these children in the care of his mother a widow who lived one mile south of Cumming. Her name was Mary Foster.
 

Children of JOSEPH JR. and MILLIE ESTES are:
 i. L. LUMPKIN2 FOSTER, b. November 30, 1852, Cumming GA.; d. December 02, 1901, Dallas, TX.

Notes for L. LUMPKIN FOSTER:
Lafayette  Lumpkin Foster left Georgia and went to Texas at the age of eighteen. He came to Horn Hill Texas and worked as a brick mason and farm hand to make a living. He saved enough money to continue his education at a Baptist School in Waco Texas, now Baylor Univ., and after two years he started a newspaper the Limestone New Era in Groesbeck Tx in 1876. He also at one time was part owner of the Dallas Evening Times in 1880. He served three terms in the Texas State House of Rep. and his third term he was speaker of the house.He was appointed railroad commissioner,he served as agriculture commissioner and finaly after being campaign manager for Gov Sayers who appointed him president of Texas A&M Colleege in 1898. He died  of pneumonia in Dallas Texas in 1901 while still in office at A&M .His body was taken back to College Station and he is buried on the campus at Texas A&M. He was also an ordained Baptist Minister and a Mason.

 ii. HENRY I. FOSTER, b. February 15, 1857, Cumming GA.; d. October 13, 1901, Cumming GA..
 iii. THOMAS FOSTER, b. 1859.
 iv. MILLIE FOSTER, b. May 1861, Ga.
Descendants of Joseph D. Foster Jr.
 

Generation No. 1

1.  JOSEPH D. FOSTER1 JR. was born February 02, 1829 in Ga., and died July 17, 1887 in Cumming Ga..  He married MILLIE MALINDA ESTES Abt. 1850 in Cumming GA., daughter of MILES ESTES and MAHALA JORDAN.

Notes for JOSEPH D. FOSTER JR.:
Joseph D. Foster enlisted in the U S Army for the duration of the Mexican War at Forsyth Co. Ga. on August 10, 1847 and was inducted into service at Columbus Ga. on August 30, 1847.He was sent back after the war from Vera Cruz Mexico on June 25 ,1848 to Mobile Al. and was mustered out of service July 13 1848. He held the rank of Pvt. in Co F of Calhouns Mounted Battalion Georgia Infantry . His age was aprox . 19 years.       He enlisted in the service for state of Georgia on August 17 ,1861 at Big Shanty and was mustered into Confederate Army on August 31, 1861 as First Lt. of  Company E 22nd Ga. Vol. Infantry was prometed to Capt. June 16 ,1862. The 22nd served in G.M.Sorrels Brigad e, Mahones Div. A.P.Hills Corps Army Of Northern Va. He Was Captured on July 3 1863 at the Battle of Gettysburg and in prison at Johnsons Island Ohio for the duration of the war.Returned home married Margaret Evelyn Mcafee and had one child Charles C. Foster.    At the time J.D. enlisted in the Confederate Army he had three children and was a widower. He left these children in the care of his mother a widow who lived one mile south of Cumming. Her name was Mary Foster.
 

Children of JOSEPH JR. and MILLIE ESTES are:
 i. L. LUMPKIN2 FOSTER, b. November 30, 1852, Cumming GA.; d. December 02, 1901, Dallas, TX.

Notes for L. LUMPKIN FOSTER:
Lafayette  Lumpkin Foster left Georgia and went to Texas at the age of eighteen. He came to Horn Hill Texas and worked as a brick mason and farm hand to make a living. He saved enough money to continue his education at a Baptist School in Waco Texas, now Baylor Univ., and after two years he started a newspaper the Limestone New Era in Groesbeck Tx in 1876. He also at one time was part owner of the Dallas Evening Times in 1880. He served three terms in the Texas State House of Rep. and his third term he was speaker of the house.He was appointed railroad commissioner,he served as agriculture commissioner and finaly after being campaign manager for Gov Sayers who appointed him president of Texas A&M Colleege in 1898. He died  of pneumonia in Dallas Texas in 1901 while still in office at A&M .His body was taken back to College Station and he is buried on the campus at Texas A&M. He was also an ordained Baptist Minister and a Mason.

 ii. HENRY I. FOSTER, b. February 15, 1857, Cumming GA.; d. October 13, 1901, Cumming GA..
 iii. THOMAS FOSTER, b. 1859.
 iv. MILLIE FOSTER, b. May 1861, Ga.


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