Linc married twice. His first marriage was on 12 September 1931 to Mary Reginald (b. 21 April 1908 - d. 22 Nov. 1970). They had two children.
- Harriet Rebecca Foster (b. January 14 1935 -
- Benjamin Griswold (b. 3 January 1936 - )
Linc w/cigarette c. 1935: photo courtesy of Kit Foster
Linc and Timmy's wedding, 23 December 1949: Photo courtesy of KitEllery (Woody, now Woods) Sinclair, Ben, Linc, Sheldon Sinclair, Timmy, Becky.
Here is Linc's obit from the New York Times:
H. L. Foster, 83, Teacher and Horticulturist
Published: April 10, 1989
H. Lincoln Foster, a teacher and horticulturist, died of cancer Friday at Sharon (Conn.) Hospital. He was 83 years old and lived in Falls Village, Conn.
Mr. Foster was president of the American Rock Garden Society from 1964 to 1968, the author of a 1968 book, ''Rock Gardening,'' and many articles on the subject. He was also the recipient of many horticultural awards and the creator, with his wife, Laura Louise, of Millstream Gardens in Falls Village, Conn., a rock garden with many Alpine plants.
He was a native of Newark, a graduate of Williams and Trinity Colleges and a teacher of Latin and English. He was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from 1947 to 1949.
Surviving, besides his wife, are a daughter, Rebecca Light of Guilford, Conn.; a son, Benjamin, of Wallingford, Conn.; two stepsons, Ellery and Sheldon Sinclair, both of Falls Village; three brothers, Dudley, of Port Hueneme, Calif., Philip, of Falls Village, and Richard, of Santa Barbara, Calif., and 11 grandchildren.