The Doster Genealogy, by Mrs. Ben Hill Doster, 1945, shows Harriet E. as Bettie CROWDER. No proof offered. Sons lived in the Greenville area.
checking at Greenville library today, found the following:
W. H. Doster d. 22 Feb 1936, Stuart, VA. Obit in The Greenville News, p. 7, issue of 24 Feb 1936.
Stuart, Va., Feb. 23, W. H. Doster, 53, one of Stuart's most prominent citizens, died at his home here last night at 10:30 o'clock of pneumonia. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. A. N. Lewis and the Rev. A. E. Estall at the home here at 3:30 o'clock Monday afternoon and the body sent to Atlanta, G., where burial will be made Tuesday. The deceased is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Miller Doster; four daughters, Mrs. Hubert Johnston, Misses Marion, Wilma and Martha Ann Doster; two brothers, Dr. James T. Doster, Sr., and Dennis S. Doster; two sisters, Mrs. John M. Duvall, Black Mountain, NC, and Miss Mary Lewis Doster, Blacksburg, S.C.; his stepmother, Mrs. Etta Ward, Blacksburg, and two grandchildren.
[No mother mentioned.]
Oscar L. Doster d. 1924, probate in Greenville, SC, Nell M. & J. T. Doster, admrs. Probate records show he died 11 Aug 1924, leaving widow, Nelle M., 42, Greenville; J. T. Doster, 57, brother, Birmingham; William H., Doster, 42, brother, Decatur, Ga; Georgie E. Duvall, 46, sister, Black Mountain, NC. Estate valued at $45,050, 1923 Franklin auto, buried at Springwood Cemetery (grave fee paid). They divided his estate with about 1/3 to wife, the rest divided between the siblings!! Leave a will!!
The Greenville News, issue of 12 Aug 1924, p. 1 - Dr. O. L. Doster died in Asheville. ... After a lingering illness, extended over the past eight months,m Dr. Oscar L. Doster, 50, of this city, passed away at a hospital in Ashevill last night about 7 o'clock. ... Dr. Doster was married to Miss Nellie Mallard, only daughter of E. G. Mallard, of this city, and survivs him. He is also survived by three brothers, J. T. Doster, of Birmingham; Will Doster of Decatur, Ga., andDennis Doster of Greenville, and by two sisters, Mrs. Georgia Duvall of near Eneley, Ala., and Miss mary Louis Doster of this city. His step-mother, Mrs. T. R. Ward, of this city, also survives. ...[there'smore about this professional career, etc, but No Mother]
However, dying in Asheville, is a plus. NC has the death certificates in the Register of Deeds office, and it costs $.25 for a copy.