Name: Jocyphine Elizabeth Dietz 1
Name: Jocyphine Elizabeth Foster
Change Date: 02 JAN 2009
Birth: 04 MAR 1853 1
Death: AFT 1931 in Texas 1
Reference Number: 47
From 'Dietz Cookbook and History 1990' compiled by Sharon Pierce Schierand Maybelle McAbee Bates:
'JOCYPHINE ELIZABETH DIETZ and JOHN W. FOSTER
Jocyphine Elizabeth Dietz, the second child of Daniel Frederick Dietz andMatheny Ann Cordell Dietz, was born on 4 March 1853 in Walker County,Georgia. In 1859/60, not long before Josie's seventh birthday, Daniel andTheney moved their family to Catoosa County. Around 1869, probably inWalker County, Georgia, Josie married John W. Foster, son of John Y. andMary A. Foster. John and Josie lived near their parents and wereenumerated as follows on the 1870 U.S. Census of Catoosa County, Georgia:
Age Race Sex Occupation Born
293-296 Foster, John W 24 W M Farming GA
Elizabeth J. 17 W F Keep house GA
John, Josie, and their growing family were also enumerated on the1880 U.S. Census of Catoosa County, Georgia. On the 26 December 1880Article of Agreement with P.A. Murray to teach at Dietz Schoolhouse, JohnW. Foster's name appears in the list of subscribers.
It is known from court and personal records that John and JosieFoster were still residents of Catoosa County in 1890. Then in the 1890'sthey moved to Texas. Maurice Rogers says that after his grandfather JohnPrichard died in 1898, his grandmother Ruth Dietz Prichard and her threedaughters went out and stayed with Josie and her family for a while, hebelieves in the Amarillo area. Maurice says that John worked for therailroad and used to come back to north Georgia once a year to visit.Later, some of the family moved to Little Rock, Arkansas.
Bobbie Dietz Huskey has in her possession a letter written to hermother Pearl Prichard Dietz from Jim and Rilla Foster, Little Rock,Arkansas, dated 7 June 1930. It would appear that Jim was Josie'sgrandson and that Josie was still alive at that time. In 1930 several ofJosie's children and grandchildren were living in Little Rock, andRilla's letter also mentioned other family members in Ft. Worth, Texas. '
Father: Daniel Frederick Dietz b: 12 AUG 1820 in McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee
Mother: Matheny Ann Cordell b: 24 JUN 1830 in Habersham Co., Georgia
John W. Foster
in Georgia 1
- James Foster b: ABT 1870
- Frederick Foster b: ABT 1872
- Sidney Fowler Foster b: 11 JUL 1875 in Georgia
- Title: 'Dietz Cookbook & History'
Abbrev: 'Dietz Cookbook & History'
Author: Sharon Pierce Schier & Maybelle McAbee Bates, compilers
Publication: 1990 The Print Shop, 110 Herron Street, Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. 30742 (706) 861-5088