An American Family History

The Foster Family from Chelmsford


Samuel Foster was born in Wenham in 1650.

He married Sarah Keys. Sarah was the daughter of Solomon Keyes.

They settled in Chelmsford.

Anna Foster (1684)
Joseph Foster (1686)
Edward, Foster (1689)
Moses Foster (1692)
Sarah Foster (1694)
Andrew Foster (1695)
Jean Foster ( 1696, married John Senter),
Samuel Foster (d. 1698)
Samuel Foster
Joseph Foster
Elizabeth Foster

Samuel died on July 21, 1730.

Sarah died on December 10, 1738.




Wenham was first settled by English Puritans. The church was formed in 1644 with John Fiske as pastor.

from New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial edited by William Richard Cutter

Samuel [Foster] (2), son of Samuel (1) Foster, was born in Wenham in 1650, died July 21, 1730. He married there, May 28, 1678, Sarah, born 1657, died December 10, 1738, daughter of Solomon Keyes.

Children, born at Chelmsford:
Anna, December 2, 1684;
Joseph, November 14, 1686;
Edward, January 29, 1689,
Moses, October 4, 1692;
Sarah, August 16, 1694;
Andrew, March 28, 1695;
Jean, October 8, 1696, married John Senter, a prominent pioneer of Londonderry, New Hampshire;
Samuel, died December. 1698;
Samuel, died February 18, 1718;

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