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Sebastian Cabot FOSTER

Male 1883 - 1948  (64 years)


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  • Name Sebastian Cabot FOSTER 
    Birth 25 Aug 1883  Elizabeth, Wirt, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 13 Jun 1900  Elizabeth, Wirt, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Mulberry St.
    Census 22 Jul 1910  Fort William McKinley, Rizel, Luzon, Philippines Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • a Sergeant in Troop S, 12th Cavalry, U.S. Army
    Census 5 Jan 1920  Fort Sam Houston, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • a soldier in Troop I, 14th Cavalry, U.S. Army
    Census 8 Apr 1930  Fort Sam Houston, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Dodd Field & vicinity
    Residence 1 Apr 1935  Bexar County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Justice Precicnt 8, Olmos Loop Road
    Census 11 Apr 1940  Bexar County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Justice Precicnt 8, Olmos Loop Road
    Residence 16 Oct 1940  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • RFD 2
    Residence 18 Feb 1948  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • 210 Olmos Loop Rd.
    Occupation Soldier 
    Occupation Steward - U.S. Army Post Exchange 
    Military Sebastian entered the U.S. Army with Troop G, 12th Cavalry. He served with various cavalry units until May, 1923, when he enlisted in the 9th Infantry. He was in Company G until 1 Jan 1931 when he transferred to Service Company, from which he retired on 27 Jan 1931 with 20 years of service and the rank of Master Sergeant. He was a member of the Retired Service Personnel.  [9, 10
    Death 18 Feb 1948  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 11
    • in a local hospital
    Burial 24 Feb 1948  Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    • Section Pd Site 627
    Person ID I3678  Dyal and Speckels
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2023 

    Father John FOSTER,   b. Mar 1827, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1910 (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Louisa A. (FOSTER),   b. Mar 1837, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Abt 1871  [12
    Family ID F19409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Inez Beulah SMITH,   b. 24 Jan 1891, Abilene, Taylor, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Dec 1964, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years) 
    Marriage 28 Dec 1914 
    Children 
    +1. John Cabot FOSTER,   b. 15 Jul 1918, El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Oct 2010, Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 92 years)
    Family ID F2616  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 6 May 2023 

  • Documents
    Sebastian C. Foster's military retirement announcement
    Sebastian C. Foster's military retirement announcement
    San Antonio Express, Wednesday Morning, January 28, 1931, p. 9

    Obituaries
    Sebastian Cabot Foster obituary
    Sebastian Cabot Foster obituary
    San Antonio Express, Monday, February 23, 1948, p. 6A

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] National Cemetery Administration, National Gravesite Locator, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006).

    2. [S220] Ancestry.com, Texas Birth Certificates, 1903–1932, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013), Year 1918, File No. 34474.

    3. [S12] United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, Wirt County, West Virginia, ED 123, p. 6B, line 58.

    4. [S14] United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, Bexar County, Texas, ED 77, p. 11B, line 85.

    5. [S13] United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, Military and Naval Forces, ED 206, p. 12B, line 53.

    6. [S15] United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, Bexar County, Texas, ED 225, p. 3B, line 71.

    7. [S1629] United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, Bexar County, Texas, ED 15-50A, p. 2A, line 9.

    8. [S1582] Ancestry.com, Various sources, (Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; Wwii Draft Registration Cards For Texas, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947; Record Group: Records of the Selective Service System, 147; Box: 490.

    9. [S288] Monday, February 23, 1948, p. 6A.

    10. [S288] Wednesday Morning, January 28, 1931, p. 9.

    11. [S460] An Index to Death Records: Texas 1946-1955, File #5545.

    12. [S12] United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, Wirt County, West Virginia, ED 123, p. 6B, lines 56-57.