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Mary Preston Huey

Female 1881 - 1952  (70 years)


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  • Name Mary Preston Huey 
    Born 13 Jul 1881  Winnsboro, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 13 Apr 1952  Aiken, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I602278  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 

    Father Robert M. Huey,   b. 1852, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1892, Columbia, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Margaret J. Shaw,   b. 1854, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1888, Winnsboro, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married Abt 1878  Probably Winnsboro, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F599157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph Henry Foster,   b. 19 Sep 1874, Lancaster, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1926, Lancaster, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1903  Winnsboro, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Joseph Henry Foster,   b. 22 Mar 1904, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Shaw Foster,   b. Aug 1905, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Atlanta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Margaret Cantzon Foster,   b. 20 Mar 1910, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1910, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. John Cantzon Foster,   b. 24 May 1911, Lancaster, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1950, Bennettsville, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     5. Thomas Ketchin Foster,   b. 9 Feb 1918, Lancaster, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1948, Columbia, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F598557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mamie Huey was raised by her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hoge
      Ketchin of Winnsboro. She was a teacher, and lived with her sons
      alternatingly.

      Obituary Lancaster News 15 April 1952:

      FORMER TEACHER HERE SUCCUMBS IN AIKEN

      Aiken- (Special) - Mrs. Mary Preston Huey Foster, 70, widow of J. Harry
      Foster, died at the Aiken County hospital Sunday morning following an
      extended illness.
      Mrs. Foster, a native of Winnsboro, had made her home in Aiken for the
      past year with her son, Joseph H. Foster.
      Funeral services were to be conducted at 3 o'clock Monday afternoon at
      the graveside in West Side cemetery at Lancaster by the Rev. H.G.
      Wardlaw, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of Lancaster.
      In addition to her son, Mrs. Foster is survived by one daughter, Mrs.
      Mary Foster Brennen of Alaska; one brother, James Shaw Ketchin of
      Winnsboro, and seven grandchildren.
      Mrs. Foster was a daughter of the late Robert and Margaret Shaw Huey
      of Fairfield County. She was an early graduate of Winthrop college. She
      taught school for many years in Lancaster and at Hand Junior high school
      in Columbia. She was a member of the Shandon Presbyterian church of
      Columbia

  • Sources 
    1. [S3441] SC Death Certificate #52 004040.

    2. [S3439] Headstone Westside Cemetary Lancaster SC.

    3. [S3395] Lancaster Enterprise 1 July 1903.