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HENRY ALLEN FOSTER
Source: H. W. Beckwith History of Montgomery County, Indiana (Chicago: HH Hill, 1881) p 354
H. A. FOSTER, farmer, Parkersburg, was b. in Scott Twp, Montgomery Co IN Jan 19, 1838, and is the son of James and Mary BRITTS, who came from Ky. to this county in 1826. The father d. in 1861 and the mother resides at the old homestead. The subject of this sketch has been twice married; first in 1860 to Miss D. BRIDGES, who was born in this county in1842. Her death occurred in 1866, caused by their house being torn down by a storm, at the same time killing two children; Thomas J. and Mary A. He married again in 1869 to Matilda E. ALLEN, also a native of this county. She was born in 1843. He has 3 children by first wife; Edgar W. and the two already mentioned; and by the present wife four: Ira D; Sarah F; Bertie L and Nellie M.
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