WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
ALBERT CHARLES FOREMASTER
(teamster, cattle rancher)
BIOGRAPHYAlbert Charles Foremaster was born January 9, 1853 in Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin.
Albert was 6' feet tall, weighed 182 pounds, had blue eyes and sandy colored hair.
He was ordained a Deacon in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Bishop Eyering and Charles Smith on February 16, 1865. He was ordained a Priest by Bishop Eyering and Charles Smith on February 6, 1872. And he was ordained an Elder by Wilford Woodruff on January 18, 1877.
Albert married Mary Ann Lang. She was born in Salt Lake City on September 8, 1853 to William Lang and Mary Pugsley Lang. She died in childbirth (the baby died too) on December 23, 1876 in St George.
Albert married Sarah Ida Wiltbank on May 7, 1880 with the marriage performed by J.D.T. McAllister. Ida was born in Farmington, Davis County, Utah on August 16, 1860. Her parents were Spencer Watson Wiltbank and Anne Sanders Wiltbank. Albert & Ida had five children together.
Albert developed skin cancer that started on his face and spread. He died in St. George on April 27, 1919. He was buried April 28, 1919 in the St. George Cemetery, Plot B_3_17_3_EH.
Ida passed away on May 28, 1943 in St George.
REFERENCESHistories of Albert Charles Foremaster & Sarah Ida Wiltbank
by their daughter, Florence Foremaster, June 1977
Werelate.com entry from the Albert Foremaster & Sarah Wiltbank Family
Werelate.com entry from the Albert Foremaster
Ancestry.com entry for Albert Charles Foremaster
Find-A-Grave entry for Albert C. Foremaster
BillionGraves entry for Albert Foremaster