His WWII draft registration,
has his birth as September 28, 1889, but his obituary says November 28, 1889. [we always favor the earlier
Funeral services are being conducted this afternoon, Feb 14, at 2 p.m. at Whiteâ€™s Funeral Chapel in Hobart for John Austin Foote, 62, well known dealer in farm machinery, cattle and horses, who died at his home at 7:30 a. m. Monday. He had been ill for three years.
The Rev. Charles Shaver, rector of St. Peter's Episcopal church will officiate and burial will be in Locust Hill cemetery.
Mr. Foote was born at Hobart, Nov. 28, 1889. He was the son of Orlando B. and Ella Eudora (Stevens) Foote. On December 18, 1912, he married Miss Edith Finger of Blue Stores, Columbia county, and had lived in Hobart his entire life.
In partnership with his son, he sold farm machinery and conducted a large farm.
He was a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church and of BPOE, Oneonta Lodge.
Surviving are his wife, one son John Austin Foote, four grandchildren, Jack, Judith, Martha Jane and David; two sisters, Mrs. William Sheffield of Ridgewood, N. J., and Mrs. Frank Lamport of Hobart; and two brothers, Edward L.
Foote Sr. of Hobart, and Fred B. Foote, Daubury, Conn. - Stamford Mirror Recorder February 14, 1952
The widow, Edith Foote and son, J. Austin Foote, Hobart, are the executrix and executor of the estate of John A. Foote, late of the town of Stamford, who died February 1, 1962. The estate is comprised of real to exceed $5,000 and
personal which also exceeds $5,000.
Willed to Judith Foote and Martha Jane Foote, granddaughters, each $5,000 as provided in will Edith Foote, widow, income of residue with right to use principal as provided in will; at her death to David Austin Foote and John Walton Foote, grandsons, the residue as provided in will. - Stamford Mirror Recorder March 6, 1952