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Descendants of John Forster


112. ELSIE LOUISE5 FOSTER (HORATIO SAMUEL4, LEWIS M3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1 FORSTER)1676 was born 17 Jan 1906 in Lawrence Co, Indiana, and died 04 Mar 1975 in Washington County, Indiana. She married (1) DR. JOHN MEREDITH BURGIN 22 Dec 1932 in Indianapolis, Indiana1677. He was born 26 Jun 1907 in Whitestown, Indiana, and died 17 Nov 1940 in Lawrence Co, Indiana. She married (2) DON U WILLIAMS 10 Nov 1943 in Seymour, Jackson County, Indiana1678, son of LAFAYETTE WILLIAMS and JOSEPHINE WINBIGGLER. He was born 11 Apr 1895 in Columbus Grove, Ohio, and died 17 May 1979 in Washington County, Indiana.

Notes for E
LSIE LOUISE FOSTER:
OBIT- The Salem Leader, 5 Mar. 1975
ELSIE WILLIAMS, FORMER CITIZEN OF YEAR, DIES
Mrs. Elsie L. Williams, age 69, died suddenly Tuesday, March 4 at her residence at 202 South
High Street, Salem. Mrs. Williams was born January 17, 1906. She was a member of the Salem
United methodist Church, was a past president of the WSCS of the Church, past president of the
Band Parents and the PTA. She was County Health Nurse in 1942-43 and from 1959-70. She
served as secretary of the TB Association in 1958, was on the Welfare Department in 1959 and
was presently school nurse of the Salem Community Schools. She was citizen of the Year in 1962.
and was also a member of the Washington County Mental Health Board.
In 1943 she was married to Don U. Williams, who survives, along with two daughter, Miss Linda
Williams, Baltimore, Maryland and Mrs. Jane Brewer, Salem; a son James Burgin, Dayton, Ohio;
three step-daughters, Mrs. Jane Thompson, Salem, Mrs. Prilda Turner, Los Angeles, California
and Mrs. Sarh Chamberlain, Philadelphia, Penn. one sister Mrs. Frances Hodges, Bedford;
Eleven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Dawalt
Funeral Home.

More About E
LSIE LOUISE FOSTER:
Burial: 07 Mar 1975, Crown Hill Cemetery, Salem, Washington County, Indiana

Notes for D
R. JOHN MEREDITH BURGIN:
OBIT -- John Burgin,
DOCTOR DIES, RITES TUESDAY
Dr. John Meredith Burgin, 33, Passes Away Suddenly At Hospital
Funeral arrangements were completed today for Dr. John Meredith Burgin who died
suddenly Sunday morning at 10:20 o'clock in Dunn Hospital here. Dr. Burgin was
33 years of age
A native of Whitestown, Ind., he was born to Alonzo and Vera Ditzenberger Burgin.
and was married to Miss Elsie Foster in Indianapolis Dec. 22, 1932. The family
moved to Bedford from Advance, Ind., last Thursday.
Beside the wife and mother, he leaves two children, Jane Ann, two years of age,
and James Howard, one.
The physician was a graduate of the University of Louisville medical school, and
was a member of the Methodist church.
The remains lie in state at Day-Carter & Roach funeral home, until Tuesday
morning at 9 o'clock, when the funeral Party will leave for Salem. Funeral rites will
be conducted from the Methodist church in that city at one o'clock Tuesday after-
noon, with burial there also.

DR. J. M. BURGIN FUNERAL HELD
Rev. M. R. Burgette Officiates At Salem Methodist Church
Funeral services for Dr. John Meredith Burgin were held Tuesday afternoon from
the Salem Methodist church in Boone county with the Rev. M. R. Burgette in
charge. The flowers were cared for by Mesdames Don White, Len Huckstep,
Russell Huckstep, Dakel Walker, Thomas Howard, and Howard Ditzenberger.
The pallbearers were Don White, Kermit Burgin, Howard Ditzenberger, Len
Huckstep, Russell Huckstep, and Thomas Howard. Burial took place in the
church cemetery, Day-Carter and Roach directing.

More About D
R. JOHN MEREDITH BURGIN:
Burial: Unknown, Salem Methodist Church Cemetery, Boone County, Indiana1679
Cause of Death: Suicide
Medical Information: By solid or liquid poisson or by absorbtion of corrsive

Notes for D
ON U WILLIAMS:
OBIT-- Salem Leader, May 23, 1979
DON U, WILLIAMS
Mr. Don U. Williams, age 84, of 202 S. High Street, Salem died on May 17, at 12:14 p.m.
at the Washington County Memorial Hospital. He was a member of the Salem United
Methodist Church, a member of the Methodist Men, served on the church board several
years, past president of the Salem Lions Club, member of the K. of P. Lodge #21,
Scottish Rite Club, Valley of Indianapolis, World War I Barracks 369, American Legion,
and V.F.W. Mr. Williams was a graduate of Purdue University, and the owner and
operator of the Williams Drug Store, on the Salem Square, for many years.
Mr. Williams was born on April 11, 1895 to L. B. and Josephine Winbiggler Williams.
He was married to Fanchen Hauser Williams, who preceded him in death in 1941, and
to Elsie Foster Burgin Williams, who preceded him in death in 1975.
Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Jane Thompson of Salem; Mrs. Prilda Turner of
Los Angeles, California; Mrs. Sarah Chamberlain of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Mrs.
Jane Brewer of Salem; and Mrs. Linda Hall of Baltimore, Maryland; one son, James Burgin
of Nashville, Tennessee; one sister, Mrs. Dora Stone of Piqua, Ohio; eleven grandchildren
and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services Were held a 3:00 p.m. Saturday at the Salem
United Methodist Church, with the Reverend Noel Spencer, officiating. Burial was in the
Crown Hill Cemetery, with a Flag presentation by World War I Barracks 369. Arrangements
were by the Dawalt Funeral Home.

More About D
ON U WILLIAMS:
Burial: 19 May 1979, Crown Hill Cemetery, Salem, Washington County, Indiana
     
Children of E
LSIE FOSTER and JOHN BURGIN are:
  i.   LINDA6 BURGIN, b. Private; m. HALL, Private; b. Private.
  ii.   JANE ANNE BURGIN, b. Private; m. ROBERT LEE BREWER, Private; b. Private.
  iii.   JAMES HOWARD BURGIN, b. Private; m. SANDRA LEE DOOLITTLE, Private; b. Private.


113. LELA MARY5 JOHNSON (SARAH MAGGIE4 FOSTER, LEWIS M3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1 FORSTER)1680,1681 was born 10 Jun 1893 in Lawrence County, Indiana, and died 1970 in Lawrence County, Indiana. She married MERLE JOHNSON1682, son of ELSWORTH JOHNSON and MARTHA MCKNIGHT. He was born 14 Jul 1891 in Lawrence County, Indiana1683, and died 08 Aug 1923 in Lawrence County, Indiana1684.

More About L
ELA MARY JOHNSON:
Burial: Unknown, Erie Cemetery, Shawswick Twp, Lawrence County, Indiana

Notes for M
ERLE JOHNSON:
Funeral annoucement -- Merle Johnson - Times-Mail
JOHNSON FUNERAL SUNDAY
The funeral of Shawsick Township Assessor Merle Johnson who died Friday afternoon following
an operation for appendicitis, will take place Sunday Forenoon at 10 o'clock from the home near
Leatherwood Church, services conducted by Rev. Norman. Burial at Erie.

Kenneth Johnson's obit say's his father 1st name is Thomas?
Ruth's Thomas obit say's her father 1st name is William?
Death record just has Merl.

More About M
ERLE JOHNSON:
Burial: Unknown, Erie Cemetery, Shawswick Twp, Lawrence County, Indiana
     
Children of L
ELA JOHNSON and MERLE JOHNSON are:
  i.   ARTHUR L6 JOHNSON, b. 18 Apr 1915, Lawrence County, Indiana; d. 04 Jan 2003, Greencastle, Putnam County, Indiana1685.
  More About ARTHUR L JOHNSON:
Burial: Unknown, Forest Hill Cemetery, Greencastle, Indiana

248. ii.   RUTH E JOHNSON, b. 22 Jul 1917, Lawrence County, Indiana; d. 27 May 2004, Indianapolis, Indiana.
249. iii.   KENNETH WILLIAM JOHNSON, b. 06 Apr 1923, Lawrence County, Indiana; d. 28 Jul 2006, Lawrence County, Indiana.


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