Anthony Foster of Nashville (1765-1825) did not serve in the Revolution. His father Anthony Foster (1740-1816), a Revolutionary War soldier, his wife Virginia Rose (Rosie) Coleman Foster (1742-1816) are buried at Old Volney, near Olmstead, Logan County, Kentucky.
Anthony Foster’s Will, Logan County, Kentucky, November 1, 1816, listed his living children: Edmund, Thomas, Patsy, Anthony, Sally, Hannah, Roza & Elizabeth.
[Source: Judy Lyne, Archivist, Logan County Archives, KY.]
Anthony Foster’s Will. Davidson County, TN. Recorded June 8, 1825
Will Book 8 (1821-1826), Pages 449-450
(In part) “…I desire that my Brother Robert Foster shall execute this Will… Shall proceed to sell at Public or private sale all my property of every Description both personal & Real… After such Sale I then Will that from the Proceeds all my Just Debts be paid and Discharged … And Lastly after payment of all Debts & Deducting a Liberal Allowance to my Executor… I then Bequeath that all the Residue of money and bonds from such Sales be divided into two Equal parts, one half of which I Bequeath to my Step Son Richard Winn the only son of my late Departed wife Mrs. Eleanor Foster to him and his heirs forever – The other half of my said Estate money or bonds I Bequeath Equal Shares and Portions to the Daughters of my sister Mrs. Patsy Gray and my Brother Edmund Foster who at the time of my Death be living and unmarried – to all of them in Equal proportionals…“