Foster Cemetery #2 of 19W

Spivey Mountain, Unicoi County, Tennessee

Surveyed and documented by Beth Bradford-Pytel

Updated 02/19/11

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Foster Cemetery #2 is located off 19W Spivey Mountain Road at the foot of Spivey Mountain in Unicoi Co., Tennessee.  Take 19W towards Burnsville, NC; make a right onto Willis Cove Road.  This paved road leads steeply downward towards a meadow and farm on the right.  Proceed on road for about .25 miles passing two modern homes.  The pave road ends at the second home and turns into a gravel road heading upwards on a steep hill and over a bridge.  The small cemetery is located on the right, centered in a meadow marked with tree and overgrown boxwoods.


1.  FOSTER, Dolphus B. [Sr].
b. March 8, 1890 - d. June 22, 1980
[s/o David F. Foster and Leanner E. Hensley buried Foster Cem #3 ; wife Minta J. Hensley #2;
NOTE:  Dolphus Brownlow served as Pvt., Co. E. 19th Infantry,  AEF-ARMY WWII;  deployed to France abt. 1918 - stationed 30 miles outside Koblenz, Germany]  Photos are before and after enlisted in the Army.

2.  FOSTER, Minta J. [Jane] HENSLEY
b.  March 13, 1895 - d. July 30, 1929
Mother of three children, She welcomed death as the fruition

of her eternal hopes
[w/o Dolphus #1; d/o William Garrison & Lucinda Hensley  

buried Old Hensley Cem #3; children: Dolphus B. #3, Ted #6, and Audrey]

3.  FOSTER, Dolphus B. Jr.
b. 1921 - d. 1977
Pvt. US Army WW II
[s/o Dolphus B. Sr. and Minta Jane Hensley #1/#2]
NOTE:  Photo- Minta Jane pregnant w/ Audrey and with children [l-r] Dolphus Jr. and Ted (light hair).; circa 1928

4.  FOSTER, Rickie
b/d. January 20, 1959
[s/o Ted and Vaughtie]

5.  FOSTER, Johnnie Lawrence
b. ? - d. August 10, 1947 [infant]

s/o Audrey

 

6a. FOSTER, Ted
b. March 1, 1925 - d. December 14, 1998
[s/o Dolphus B. #1 and Minta Jane Hensley #2]

6b.  FOSTER, Vaughtie Alice

b. Oct. 9, 1918 - d. February 20, 1990
[w/o Ted Foster] Married - November 2, 1946

 

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