Bullitt County History

Captain and Mrs. John L. Foster
Family Photograph

Below is a digital image of a photograph of Captain and Mrs. John L. Foster's Family taken from the cover of the October 1980 issue of Kentucky Ancestors, published by the Kentucky Historical Society.

According to the Kentucky Ancestors issue, the people in the photograph are identified as follows, from left to right:

Top Row: Nanie Crigler, Barbara McElroy, Charlie Kneisler, Wallace Kneisler, Ida Kneisler, Sadie Kneisler, James Edward Quick, Hattie Belle Quick, A. W. Collins, and Pearl Collins.

Middle Row: Captain John L. Foster and Sarah Elizabeth Foster

Bottom Row: Ida Troutman, William McElroy, Anna Belle Crigler, Posie Kneisler, Mary Kneisler, Henry Kneisler, Frances Collins, Mamie Lea Rowland, Paul McElroy, William Rowland, and John Crigler.

This photograph was taken sometime between the birth of Wallace Kneisler in 1907 and the death of John L. Foster in 1910.


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The Bullitt County History Museum, a service of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is located in the county courthouse at 300 South Buckman Street (Highway 61) in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The museum, along with its research room, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is free. The museum, as part of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and is classified as a 509(a)2 public charity. Contributions and bequests are deductible under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Page last modified: 13 Jul 2015 . Page URL: bullittcountyhistory.org/bchistory/foster.html