Biographical sketch extracted from:
Biographical and historical record of Adams and Wells counties, Indiana. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1887. p. 684-685.
GEORGE DOSTER, deceased, was born in Somersetshire, England, April 21, 1816, and died in Nottingham Township, this county, September 6, 1886. His parents, Hezekiah and Charlotte (Webb) Doster, lived in Somersetshire, where they both died at an advanced age, the father dying February 11, 1872, and the mother one year later. George was reared to manhood on a farm, and was married, March 30, 1840, in his native country, to Miss Jane Hardwidge, born October 5, 1823, daughter of George and Sarah (Jeffrey) Hardwidge. In 1848 he immigrated to America, came to Huron County, Ohio, and engaged in farming. He removed to Nottingham Township, this county, in 1852, which was his home thirty-four years. He was a devoted member of the Baptist church forty-five years, and a Sunday-school superintendent over twenty years. He was a conscientious and consistent Christian, upright and honorable in all his dealings, and loved and esteemed by all who knew him. Two children were born to George and Jane Doster-John and Hezekiah; the former was born June 16, 1841, and died April 2, 1844; Hezekiah is a physician of Poneto.