8 January 1811–17 March 1896 (Age 85)
Danby, Tompkins, New York, United States
When Solon Foster Sr. was born on 8 January 1811, in Danby, Tompkins, New York, United States, his father, Luther Foster Sr., was 40 and his mother, Ruth Hedges, was 43. He married Sarah Downing on 23 December 1841, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1850 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and St. George, Washington, Utah, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1852. He died on 17 March 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
By 1834, the Lord was preparing to organize the leadership of His church and open the gospel doors to the nations of the earth. The Church, however, was in great need of priesthood leaders who had bee …
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