Albert C. Foremaster



(teamster, cattle rancher)


Albert 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.


Parents and Siblings:
    Frederick William Foremaster
    Christina Sophia Magdalena Lindau  
        Friedericke Henrietta Foremaster
        Mary Sophia Foremaster
        Fredrick Enoch Foremaster
        Frans Fredrick Foremaster
        Albert Charles Foremaster

        Wilhelm Foremaster
        Martha Magdalena Foremaster
        Isabell Henerietta Foremaster
        Elizabeth Lois Foremaster
        David Joseph Foremaster
        Ephriam Joseph Foremaster
        Josephine Foremaster

(1/2/1821-7/4/1892)   (married 8/24/1844)
(2/1/1845-11/29/1930)   (married Henry James Maudsley)
(2/1/1851-9/26/1851)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(1/9/1853-4/27/1919)   (married Mary Ann Lang
    and Sarah Ida Wiltbank)
(3/24/1857-9/27/1927)   (married Samuel Bennett)
(3/11/1863-1/13/1899)   (married Mary Elizabeth Stratton)
(10/7/1865-5/5/1953)   (married Ida Emma Pugsley)
(12/5/1867-3/24/1910)   (married Nephi Miles Savage)

First Wife and Child:
    Mary Ann Lang Foremaster
        Baby Foremaster

(9/8/1852/1852-12/23/1876)   (married 3/11/1876)
(12/23/1876-12/23/1876) (both died during childbirth)

Second Wife and Children:
    Sarah Ida Wiltbank Foremaster
        Ruth Foremaster
        Annie Foremaster
        Mary Sophia Foremaster
        Josephine Foremaster
        Florence Foremaster

(8/16/1860-5/27/1943)   (married 5/7/1880)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(4/23/1881-9/28/1932)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(12/9/1883-8/1/1965)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(3/11/1887-3/20/1960)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(1/21/1892-8/23/1987)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)


WCHS photos:
WCHS-01373     Photo of Florence Foremaster's 1946-1947 4th grade class at St. George Elementary School


Histories of Albert Charles Foremaster & Sarah Ida Wiltbank
by their daughter, Florence Foremaster, June 1977 entry from the Albert Foremaster & Sarah Wiltbank Family entry from the Albert Foremaster entry for Albert Charles Foremaster

FamilySearch entry for Albert Charles Foremaster

Find-A-Grave entry for Albert C. Foremaster

BillionGraves entry for Albert Foremaster

FamilySearch entry for Mary Ann Lang

FamilySearch entry for Sarah Ida Wiltbank