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An American Family History

Foster Family

 

John Foster was born on October 7, 1642, in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. He was the son of Thomas Foster. John was a blacksmith

He married Mary Chillingsworth.

Elizabeth Foster (1664),
John Foster (1666),
Josiah Foster (1669),
Mary Foster (1671),
Joseph Foster (1674, married Rachel Bassett),
Sarah Foster (1677),
Chillingworth Foster (1680),
James Foster (1683), and
Deborah Foster (1691).

In 1690 he served as a selectman

In 1700 he was chosen as a deacon.

Mary died on September 25, 1702.

John died on June 13, 1732 in Marshfield.

 
 
 
 

Joseph Foster 

He married Rachel Bassett.

Mary Foster (1697, married Moses Swift),
Joseph Foster (1698),
Benjamin Foster (1699, married Maria Tobey),
William Foster (1702),
Thankful Foster (1703, married Nathan Tobey),
John Foster (1705),
Nathan Foster (1707-8),
Abigail Foster (1710, married Zaccheus Swift),
Deborah Foster (1710/11, married Isaac Freeman),
Ebenezer Foster (1713),
Solomon Foster (1714),
Rachel Foster (1716),
Hannah Foster (1718, married Jonathan Churchill), and
Sarah Foster (1721, married Nathaniel Nye).

 
     
 

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from The Annals of the Thirteen Towns of Barnstable County by Frederick Freeman

The name [Sol. Foster] is upon the records first, at the time of the m. of Joseph Foster of Barnstable to Rachel Bassett of Sandwich Sept. 8, 1696, from whom were
Mary Sept. 1, 1697 who m. Moses Swift Dec. 24,1719;
Joseph Sept 19, 1698;
Benjamin Nov. 16, 1699 who m. Maria Tobey Dec. 31, 1724;
Wm. Mar. 31, 1702;
Thankful Nov. 3, 1703 who m. Nathan Tobey Sept 25, 1725;
John Ap. 12, 1705;
Nathan Jan. 3, 1707-8;
Abigail Feb. 27, 1708-9 who m. Zaccheus Swift May 15, 1735;
Deborah Jan. 18, 1710 11 who m. Isaac Freeman Nov. 22, 1733;
Ebenr. May 10, 1713;
Solomon Sept 4, 1714;
Rachel Oct. 30, 1716;
Hannah June 17, 1718 who m. Jona. Churchill of Plym. Dec. 10, 1743; and Sarah Sept, 23, 1721 who m. Nathl. Nye