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499. Myrtle Emily CASEY was born on 7 June 1888.223 She died on 13 November 1943 at the age of 55 in Detroit, Red River County, Texas.223

1920 Census. Precinct 4, Red River Co, TX, Hh 209
Kidd Foster, age 57, b. MS, parents b. MS
Myrtle, wife, age 31, b. TX, father b. MS, mother b. TX
Bulah, dau, 11. Joe, son, 8. Anna, dau, 7. Carl, son, 7. Elmo, son, age 4 months.

1930 Census. Prec. 4, Red River Co, TX, Hh 158
Kidd Foster, age 68, married first time at 24. Born MS, father b. TN, mother b.GA, farmer
Myrtle E., age 41, married at age 26, b. TX, father b. MS, mother b. TX
Children all born in TX: Anna E., dau, 14. Carl D., son, 12. Elmo K., son , 11. Lucian P., son, 9. Ledale, son, 6. Donald K., son, age 4 years, 5 months.

Texas Death Certificate #52405
Myrtle Emily Casey Foster died in Red River Co, Precinct 4, city of Detroit. She had lived there 23 years. She died 13 Nov 1943 of cerebral hemorrhage - she was a widow. Born 7 Jun 1888, she was 55 years, 5 months, and 6 days old at death. She was born Ladonia, TX. Father was C. D. Casey, born Mississippi. Mother was Sidney Barbara Fry, born in Ladonia. The informant was Mrs. Delma Kyle. She was buried Ladonia, TX.

Myrtle Emily CASEY and Kidwell "Kidd" FOSTER were married in 1914.223 Kidwell "Kidd" FOSTER was born circa 1868. He died in 1938 at the age of 70 in Detroit, Red River County, Texas.223

The 1930 census indicates Kidwell was married prior to his marriage to Myrtle Casey.
An online database atWorldConnect has a first marriage to Josie Davenport, 22 Jul 1886, Union Co, MS. I have not seen his name anywhere other than Kid or Kidd.

The online database gives parents as Booker T. Foster, Jr. and Elizabeth Russell, who were married 29 Sep 1850, Pontotoc Co, MS. Booker Foster, born 1808 in GA, had previously been married to Sarah Nettles, 24 Dec 1824, Greene Co, GA; he died 3 Apr 1873 in Mississippi.

1850 Census. Dist 2, Tippah Co, MS, p.441 Hh 678 [date of census is 3 Oct 1850, just 4 days after Booker married the much younger Elizabeth]
Booker Foster, age 51, farmer, b. GA. Elizabeth, age 16, b. AL
Born in MS: Zachariah 18, Jesse 11, Mary Ann 7, Clabourn S. 5
William Foster, age 27, b. TN [also a son of Booker]
Clarinda, age 18, b. NC [William's wife] Porter, age 7/12, b. MS [William & Clarinda's son]

1860 Census. Southern Subdivision, New Albany, Tippah Co MS Hh 720
Booker Foster, age 60, farmer, b. GA
Elisabeth, 27, b. AL
Born in MS: Samuel C. 14, Catherine 6, Booker Jr. 4, Jacob 2, Prestly H. 3/12

1870 Twp 6, Range 3; Tippah Co MS Hh 92
Booker Foster, 71, farmer, b. GA
E., 33, female, keeping house, b. AL
Born in MS: Kittie, 17. Booker 12. Jake 10. Presley 8. Kidd 7. Etta 6. Callie 4.
Thomas Wood, age 24, b. AL, works on farm

1880 Census. Beat 3, Union Co, MS Hh 546
Elizabeth Foster, age 46, b. AL [rest of the household all born in MS]
Kidd, age 18, son, works on farm
Henrietta, age 15, dau, works in house
Caroline, age 12, dau, works in house
Richard L. age 9, son
Forrest Russell, age 16, niece
Jackson Russell, age 19, nephew
Bedford Russell, age 11, nephew


In 1900, Kidd lived in Fannin Co TX, Justice Precinct 4, Hh 171
Kid Foster, b. Mar 1862, age 38, married for 13 years. Born MS, parents b. AL, farmer
Josie, wife, b. Feb 1871, age 29, 5 children, 4 living. Born MS
Children born in MS: Norma, dau, b. Jul 1888, age 12. Eldridge, son, b. May 1892, age 8.
Born in Texas: Luther, son, b. May 1894, age 6. Lona, dau, b. Feb 1898, age 2.
Eugenia Davis, sister, b. Jun 1886, age 12 [should have been 14]

1910 Census, Prec. 4, Fannin Co TX, Hh 459
Kid Foster, age 48, married 1 time for 23 years. Born MS, father b. TN, mother b. AL
Josie, wife, age 39, 8 children - 6 are living, b. MS
Eldridge, son, age 18, b. MS
Children b. in Texas: Luther 15, Lona 11, Ralyea 10, Beulah 1 year, 4 months.

There is also a Texas Death Certificate #9255 for a boy Relyea Foster, born 11 Sept, 1901 and died 27 Apr 1916 of infection in Fannin Co. Father given as Kid Foster. He was buried New Harmony Cemetery.

See wife Myrtle's notes for 1920 & 1930 census.

Fry family research suggests Kidd died in 1938, Red River Co, TX

Myrtle Emily CASEY and Kidwell "Kidd" FOSTER had the following children:

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i.

Anna E. FOSTER119 was born in 1916 in Texas.

Married Delma [Delmar?] Kyle. Lived in Lubbock, TX

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ii.

Carl Durwood FOSTER119 was born on 25 January 1918 in Texas. He died on 25 December 1976 at the age of 58 in Tulia, Swisher County, Texas.

Wife's given name was LaBerta. Lived in Tulia, TX

Texas Death Certificate #96725. Carl Durwood Foster died at the Swisher Memorial Hospital in Tulia, Swisher Co TX on Christmas Day, 1976. His residence was 304 S. Bowie in Tulia. He was born 25 Jan 1918 in Texas and was a carpenter. He was married. Father was Kidd Foster; mother was Myrtle Casey. Informant was Loberta Foster. He died of a myocardal infarction [heart attack]. Carl was buried Rose Hill Cemetery in Tulia.

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Elmo K. FOSTER119 was born in 1919 in Texas.

Wife's given name June. Lived in California.

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iv.

Lucian Paul FOSTER119 was born on 23 November 1920 in Red River County, Texas. He died on 27 April 1958 at the age of 37 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.

Texas Death Certificate #20771. Lucien P. Foster died at the VA hospital in Dallas. He had lived in Dallas for seven years; his address was 3056 Anzio Drive. He was married. Occupation given as "Partsman". Father was Kid Foster; mother was Myrtle Casey. Born 23 Nov 1920 and died 27 Apr 1958. The informant was the Chief Registrar at the VA Hosptial. He had an astrocytoma of the cerebellum for 5 years prior to his death. Buried Laurel Land Cemetery, Dallas.

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v.

LeDale "Dale" FOSTER119 was born in 1924 in Texas.

Wife's given name was Inez.

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Donald K. FOSTER119 was born in 1926 in Texas.