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Notes for Maryette Thorn

The Family of Benjamin William Foust & Maryette Thorn

June 1847 - born in NY

1848 Lawrence & wife & 6 children among 1st families of Corning, NY. Maryette would be age 1

1850 census Painter Post, Steuben Co., NY - Lawrence Thorn (40), Hannah (37), George (14), William (12), Fayette (11), Sarah J. (8), Edward (6), Maryette (3), and Charles (1). Lawrence's occupation listed as Mason. Lawrence, Hannah & George listed born NJ, all others born NY.

1855 Census, Scio, Allegany Co., NY shows Lawrence Thorn age 35, Martha age 23 , George age 15, Fayette age 14, Jane age 13, Manult (think they mean Maryetta) age 7 and Edwin 2/12 b. Allegany Co. For the others they have birth place marked unknown, so I wonder if Martha might have given the information and being 2nd wife she would not know where step children were born. Where were William and Francis Edwin at this time?

5 Oct. 1865 witness at Sarah's wedding in Erie, Pa. (age 18)

11 Mar. 1866 Margette age 18 baptized in the Erie Meth. Church, sister of recently converted Fayette Thorn.

3 Mar. 1869 Margette Thorn in Erie, Pa. received in the Church, (age 21)

1871-1872 Directory City of Erie:
Edwin Thorn, clerk, res n e corner 7th and Holland
Fayette Thorn, baker and confectioner, 718 State, res cor 7th and Holland
Thorn Marie E., bds Edwin Thorn
No listing for Lawrence Thorn

22 Jan. 1874 she left the Erie Methodist Church (age 26)

About 1878 - married Benjamin William Foust (about age 30)

1880 census Summit Twp., Crawford Co., PA ED#121, page#14
B.W. Foust, 34, Farmer, PA\PA\PA
Mary, 31, (wife) NY\NY\PA or NY?
Willie L., 1, (son) PA\NY\PA
John Foust, 65, PA\PA\PA
Mariah, 61, PA\PA\PA
Lizzie, 21, PA\PA\PA
Henry, 20, PA\PA\PA
Philip Foust, 79, PA\PA\PA
Lydia, 76, PA\PA\PA
Samuel, 45, PA\PA\PA
Leander Omspaugh, 24 (grandson) PA\PA\PA
George P. Foust, , 66 PA\PA\PA
Sarah J., 34 PA\PA\PA
Joseph Foust, 59 PA\PA\PA
Hannah, 39 NY\NY\NY
Addie, 14, PA\PA\NY
Grant, 11, PA\PA\NY
Lucyann Shades (sp?), 67, (mother-in-law), NY\NY\NY

----- Original Message -----
From: Kari Northup
To: Macdonald, Betty
Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2000 2:28 PM
Subject: Harry Foust in Birmingham

It is the right one! He turned 80 in November, still sounds sharp. He said I could send him copies of photos to identify and what we have come up with so far so he could look it over. He said he doesn't know much about the Thorn family, knows more about the Foust family. He said Benjamin died in Saginaw, Michigan of an illness - that he and Maryette had moved up to Saginaw and she moved back to Ohio after he died. He wasn't sure what year. He said his dad Fayette was the one who owned the garage in Ashtabula - that for awhile he had the only hydraulic press between Cleveland and Erie and sometimes during the war it was running all night long. Harry said he was an officer in the war, also was an engineer. He says he has a computer but not email - said he still uses a slide rule and it was a long time before he got a hand held calculator! He was very nice, surprised to hear from me, but said he would be happy to look over anything I send him.

1900 census Cleveland Twp., Cuyahoga Co., OH
#199\272, 11 Monroe Street
Marietta Foust, 52 (June 1847) NY\NY\NY, Widowed, 5 births, 5 surviving children
William, 21 (Mar. 1879) PA\PA\NY, Invalid
Cora M., 18 (Oct. 1881) PA\PA\NY, Milliner
Jessie J., 16 (Apr. 1884) OH\PA\NY, Clerk
Raymond, 13 (Sept. 1886) OH\PA\NY, At School
Gayvelle (male), 10 (Nov. 1889) OH\PA\NY, At School

9) 1906 Estate Deed shows Mariette Foust, widow of Ashtabula, Ohio
Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002
Name: William Lawrence Foust
Death Date: 1 Sep 1909
City of Death: Ashtabula
County of Death: Ashtabula

1910 census Ashtabula Twp., Ashtabula Co., OH, ED. 2,
#239 on Columbus Street
Mary E. Foust, 62; NY\NY\NJ, Widowed, 5 births, 4 surviving children
Cora, 27; PA\PA\NY
Fayette W., 20; PA\PA\NY, laborer, Tool works
Household #240
Jesse J. Foust, age 25; PA\PA\NY, Bookkeeper, Signal Co.
Emily, age 27; OH\Aust (German)\OH. Married 1 year, no children

1920 census Ashtabula, Ashtabula Co., OH
Columbus Street,
John A. Dhen, age 62, Bavaria\Bavaria\Bavaria. Immigrated 1881, naturalized 1886.
Occupation Scavenger (City)
Rosa, wife, age 56
Cora M. Dhen, head, age 35, widowed, PA\PA\NY
John L. Dhen, son, age 7, OH\OH\PA
Virginia C. Dhen, daughter, age 4-1\2 OH\OH\PA
Marietta Foust, Mother, age 72, widowed, NY\NY\NJ

> >Hi Betty,
> >
> >Found in the 1921 Ashtabula City Directory.
> >
> >Foust, Fayette W. (Esther), Garage-3 Spring, home 25 East
> >
> >Foust, Mariette (widow of Benjamin) res, w s Columbus 2 n Edgewood Ave
> >
> >Dhen, Cora (widow of Louise), w s Columbus 2 n Edgewood Ave
> >
> >Barbara Wiser
> >Ashtabula County
> >

Dec. 29 1927
Foust - Marietta, age 80 years, widow of the late Benjamin William Foust, beloved mother of Raymond, Fayette, Mrs. Charles M. Brown, and the late William and Jesse Foust, Wednesday 8 a. m. at her daughter's residence, 9113 Kenmore Ave. Funeral Saturday, December 31, at 2 p. m. From George Sharer Son & Parrish Chapel, 2436 Prospect Avenue. Internment Woodland cemetery.

To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2000 9:16 PM
Subject: Dhen/Foust Dates
> Death dates:
Louis Dhen, Ashtabula, Nov. 23, 1916 - Vol# 2083, Certificate# 65754
Mariett Foust, Cuyahoga, Dec. 28, 1927 - Vol# 5513, Certificate# 68637
> Sincerely,
> Barbara Wiser
> Ashtabula County