Oregon Republican League "Bridging the Generations Project 400": ORL Foster Family
Republican League Register of Oregon, The Register Publishing Company, 1896, page 208.
FOSTER, C. M. [Editor inserted: Charles M. Foster], of Baker City, County Surveyor for the past twelve years, was born in Vermont in 1837. He received an education as a civil engineer. He located in Portland in 1860, and in 1862 in Baker County, where he has since been engaged in mining and engineering. He was elected the first County Clerk, on the Republican ticket, and subsequently Superintendent of Schools. He has been elected County Surveyor continuously for twenty years, and is again the Republican nominee for that office. He has been Surveyor of Baker City since its incorporation, and has been Deputy United States Mineral Surveyor since 1871, and was Deputy United States Marshal for a time.
Descendants of Charles Merrill Foster
1 Charles Merrill Foster b: 03 Oct 1835 in Walden, Caledonia County, Vermont d: 25 Aug 1915 in Baker, Baker, Oregon
.. +Alice E. Irland b: Abt. 1850 in Pennsylvania m: 1869 in Auburn, Baker, Oregon. d: 1877 in Baker, OR
........ 2 Leo Lynn Foster b: 16 Sep 1870 in Oregon d: 18 May 1942 in San Diego, California
............ +Anna L b: Abt. 1872 in California m: Abt. 1895
........ 2 Harry E. Foster b: 16 Mar 1876 in Oregon d: 23 Feb 1938 in Arcadia, CA
............ +Jesse L. Foster b: Abt. 1873 in Oregon
................... 3 Mary A. Foster b: Abt. 1902 in Oregon
*2nd Wife of Charles Merrill Foster:
.. +Fanny M. Moore b: Aug 1854 in Kentucky m: 02 Jan 1883 in Baker, OR d: 1914
........ 2 Calleen Foster b: Dec 1883 in Oregon d: 26 Sep 1946