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Descendants of John Foster, Senior

 

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Generation No. 1

1. JOHN1 FOSTER, SR. was born Abt. 1618 in England and died January 1687/88 in Salem, Massachusetts.  He married MARTHA TOMPKINS 1646 in Salem, Massachusetts, daughter of RALPH TOMPKINS and KATHERINE FOSTER (possibly KATHERINE ABORN).
Children of JOHN FOSTER and MARTHA TOMPKINS are:
i. MARY FOSTER, b. March 24, 1648/49, Salem, Massachusetts; m. HUGH JONES, December 31, 1672, Salem, Massachusetts.
2. ii. SAMUEL2 FOSTER, b. March 07, 1651/52, Salem, Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1726.
3. iii. JOHN2 FOSTER, b. June 03, 1655, Salem, Massachusetts; d. 1714.
iv. BENJAMIN FOSTER, b. July 03, 1658, Salem, Massachusetts; probably died young.
v. JONATHAN FOSTER, b. December 20, 1660, Salem, Massachusetts; d. March 28, 1663, Salem, Massachusetts.
vi. JONATHAN FOSTER, b. November 22, 1662, Salem, Massachusetts; d. November 06, 1667, Salem, Massachusetts.
4. vii. JOSEPH2 FOSTER, b. 1664; d. Aft. 1705, Dorchester, Massachusetts.
5. viii. DAVID2 FOSTER, b. October 16, 1665, Salem, Massachusetts; d. September 12, 1748, Salem, Massachusetts.
ix. ELIZABETH FOSTER, b. November 22, 1667, Salem, Massachusetts.
x. JONATHAN FOSTER, b. June 12, 1670, Salem, Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1725, Boston, Massachusetts.
xi. HANNAH FOSTER, b. July 21, 1672, Salem, Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1725, Boston, Massachusetts.
  xii. MARTHA FOSTER, b. September 1674, Salem, Massachusetts; m. JOHN DERRICK, October 25, 1698, Salem, Massachusetts.
6. xiii. EBENEZER2 FOSTER, b. August 05, 1677, Salem, Massachusetts.

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Generation No. 2

2. SAMUEL2 FOSTER (JOHN1) was baptized March 07, 1651/52 in Salem, Massachusetts, and died Aft. 1726.   He married (1) MARGERY.  He married (2) SARAH STEWARD May 14, 1676 in Salem, Massachusetts.
Children of SAMUEL FOSTER and MARGERY are:
i. RICHARD FOSTER, b. December 08, 1692, Salem, Massachusetts; m. LYDIA REA, March 19, 1714/15, Salem, Massachusetts.
ii. MARY FOSTER, b. November 08, 1694, Salem, Massachusetts; m. JOSEPH CARRYL, April 18, 1721, Salem, Massachusetts.
iii. MARGARET FOSTER, b. February 04, 1697/98, Salem, Massachusetts; m. BENJAMIN CARRYL, November 11, 1726, Salem, Massachusetts.
iv. JONATHAN FOSTER, b. April 02, 1699, Salem, Massachusetts; m. PRISCILLA PROCTOR, November 10, 1720, Salem, Massachusetts.
v. BARTHOLOMEW FOSTER, b. February 23, 1701/02, Salem, Massachusetts.
vi. WILLIAM FOSTER, b. August 18, 1703, Salem, Massachusetts.
vii. MARGERY FOSTER, b. February 04, 1705/06, Salem, Massachusetts.
viii. LYDIA FOSTER, b. August 24, 1709, Salem, Massachusetts.
ix. HANNAH FOSTER, b. April 07, 1712, Salem, Massachusetts.
x. TIMOTHY FOSTER, b. August 18, 1714, Salem, Massachusetts, bpt. May 15, 1715, Salem, Massachusetts.
Children of SAMUEL FOSTER and SARAH STEWARD are:
xi. SAMUEL FOSTER, b. May 18, 1677, Salem, Massachusetts; d. February 16, 1678/79, Salem, Massachusetts.
7. xii. JOHN3 FOSTER, b. November 30, 1678, Salem, Massachusetts.
xiii. SAMUEL FOSTER, b. July 26, 1680, Salem, Massachusetts; m. SARAH ROBERTS.
xiv. ANNA FOSTER, b. July 26, 1683, Salem, Massachusetts; m. JOHN OSMAND, March 8, 1714/15, Beverly, Massachusetts.
xv. SARAH FOSTER, b. October 09, 1685, Salem, Massachusetts; d. 1766; m. TOLERATION HARRIS; b. June 10, 1685; d. April 1767.
8. xvi. JOSEPH3 FOSTER, b. March 14, 1686/87, Salem, Massachusetts; d. January 28, 1749/50, Beverly, Massachusetts.
xvii. BENJAMIN FOSTER, b. May 24, 1689, Salem, Massachusetts.
3. JOHN2 FOSTER (JOHN1) was born June 03, 1655 in Salem, Massachusetts, and died 1714.  He married (1) MARY STUARD March 18, 1672/73 in Salem, Massachusetts.  He married (2) MARY COWES POMEROY July 12, 1692 in Salem, Massachusetts.
Notes for MARY COWES POMEROY:
She was received into First Church of Salem June 1, 1707 "by letter from Chebacco"--Foster Genealogy

Foster Genealogy lists her as Mary Howes Pomeroy

Children of JOHN FOSTER and MARY STUARD are:
i. JOHN FOSTER, b. July 27, 1674, Salem, Massachusetts; d. September 14, 1680, Salem, Massachusetts.
ii. MARY FOSTER, b. September 12, 1675, Salem, Massachusetts; m. JOHN HARROD.
iii. ANNE FOSTER, b. April 30, 1677; d. Aft. 1743; unmarried.
iv. SARAH FOSTER, b. November 27, 1678, Salem, Massachusetts; m. JOHN SIMONS, March 15, 1710/11, Salem, Massachusetts.
v. JOHN FOSTER, b. November 15, 1680, Salem, Massachusetts; m. MARGARET WARE.
Notes for JOHN FOSTER:
Occupation is listed as blacksmith.  He lived in Attleborough, Massachusetts.--The History of Salem, Massachusetts
vi. HANNAH FOSTER, bpt. October 09, 1681, Salem, Massachusetts.
vii. JONATHAN FOSTER, b. June 14, 1683, Salem, Massachusetts.
viii. EBEN FOSTER, b. February 22, 1685/86, Salem, Massachusetts.
ix. BENJAMIN FOSTER, b. March 11, 1686/87, Salem, Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1708.
x. MERCY FOSTER, b. July 15, 1689; d. Bef. 1743, Wrentham, Massachusetts; m. JOHN GUILD, June 12, 1711, Wrentham, Massachusetts.
Children of JOHN FOSTER and MARY POMEROY are:
xi. JAMES FOSTER, b. April 14, 1693, Salem, Massachusetts; m. MARGARET PRATT, May 15, 1719, Salem, Massachusetts.
xii. RUTH FOSTER, b. June 19, 1694, Salem, Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1743, Mendon, Massachusetts; m. JOSEPH VERRY, August 13, 1721, Salem, Massachusetts.
xiii. PATIENCE FOSTER, b. December 20, 1696, Salem, Massachusetts; died young.
xiv. PATIENCE FOSTER, b. December 06, 1697, Salem, Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1741; unmarried.
xv. NATHAN FOSTER, b. July 05, 1702, Salem, Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1768, Boston, Massachusetts; m. (1) MARGARET BAXTER, November 15, 1728; m. (2) MARY PLAISTED, July 20, 1738.
4. JOSEPH2 FOSTER (JOHN1) was born 1664, and died Aft. 1705 in Dorchester, Massachusetts.  He married ANNA TRASK November 21, 1683 in Salem, Massachusetts, daughter of HENRY TRASK and MARY SOUTHWICK.
Notes for JOSEPH FOSTER:
He lived in Salem until about 1704 when he removed to Dorchester--Foster Genealogy
Children of JOSEPH FOSTER and ANNA TRASK are:
i. RUTH FOSTER, b. October 18, 1684, Salem, Massachusetts.
ii. JOHN FOSTER, b. 1687, Salem, Massachusetts; d. 1766, Westerly, Rhode Island; m. MARGERY CARD.   
5. DAVID2 FOSTER (JOHN1) was born October 16, 1665 in Salem, Massachusetts, and died September 12, 1748 in Salem, Massachusetts.  He married (1) HANNAH BUXTON January 13, 1686/87 in Salem, Massachusetts, daughter of ANTHONY BUXTON and ELIZABETH.  He married (2) ELIZABETH HERBUT November 18, 1732 in Salem, Massachusetts.
Children of DAVID FOSTER and HANNAH BUXTON are:
i. RICHARD FOSTER, b. November 26, 1687, Salem, Massachusetts.
ii. DAVID FOSTER, b. March 19, 1688/89, Salem, Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1743; m. ELIZABETH FOSTER, September 08, 1712, Salem, Massachusetts, daughter of CALEB FOSTER and ELIZABETH.
iii. JONATHAN FOSTER, b. January 10, 1689/90, Salem, Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1743; m. PRISCILLA PROCTOR, November 10, 1720, Salem, Massachusetts.
iv. SAMUEL FOSTER, b. December 24, 1692, Salem, Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1753; m. (1) SARAH SMALL, February 16, 1720/21, Salem, Massachusetts; m. (2) MEHITTABLE WATERS, October 26, 1738, Salem, Massachusetts.
v. HANNAH FOSTER, b. December 03, 1694, Salem, Massachusetts; m. DANIEL SHAW, April 13, 1727, Salem, Massachusetts.
vi. ELIZABETH FOSTER, b. November 27, 1696, Salem, Massachusetts; m. SAMUEL BELL, December 06, 1721, Salem, Massachusetts.
vii. JOSEPH FOSTER, b. February 01, 1698/99, Salem, Massachusetts.
viii. LYDIA FOSTER, April 15, 1701, Salem, Massachusetts; m. (1) WILLIAM SHILLABER, September 09, 1725, Salem, Massachusetts; m. (2) THORNDIKE PROCTOR, November 09, 1749, Salem, Massachusetts; b. June 02, 1700, Salem, Massachusetts; d. July 17, 1774, Salem, Massachusetts.
ix. RACHEL FOSTER, b. January 15, 1702/03, Salem, Massachusetts; m. JOSEPH OSBORN, July 12, 1726, Salem, Massachusetts.
x. ABIGAIL FOSTER, b. November 17, 1706, Salem, Massachusetts; m. WILLIAM TRASK, January 05, 1733/34, Salem, Massachusetts.
xi. AMOS FOSTER, b. April 21, 1710, Salem, Massachusetts; m. (1) EUNICE STOCKWELL, February 24, 1732/33, Salem, Massachusetts; m. (2) ABIGAIL KING, April 24, 1749, Salem, Massachusetts.
Notes for AMOS FOSTER:
Removed to New Salem in 1750--History of Salem, Massachusetts by Sidney Perley
6. EBENEZER2 FOSTER (JOHN1) was born August 05, 1677 in Salem, Massachusetts, and died 1721.  He married ANNA WILKINS December 19, 1700 in Salem, Massachusetts, daughter of BENJAMIN WILKINS and PRISCILLA BAXTER.
Children of EBENEZER FOSTER and ANNA WILKINS are:
i. ABIGAIL FOSTER, b. September 10, 1701, Salem, Massachusetts; m. NATHAN TAYLOR, January 01, 1719/20, Salem, Massachusetts.
ii. JONATHAN FOSTER, b. September 09, 1703, Salem, Massachusetts; d. Aft. 1732, Boston, Massachusetts.
iii. STEPHEN FOSTER, b. February 28, 1705/06, Salem, Massachusetts.
iv. BENJAMIN FOSTER, b. May 12, 1708, Salem, Massachusetts; m. (1) SARAH WHITNEY; m. (2) MEHITABLE STEWARD, January 03, 1727/28, Salem, Massachusetts.
v. EBENEZER FOSTER, b. August 23, 1710, Salem, Massachusetts; m. LYDIA FELTON, December 11, 1731, Salem, Massachusetts.
vi. STEPHEN FOSTER, b. April 04, 1714, Salem, Massachusetts.
vii. ANNA FOSTER, b. April 03, 1715, Salem, Massachusetts.
viii. JOSHUA FOSTER, b. 1718; d. Aft. 1732.

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Generation No. 3

7. JOHN3 FOSTER (SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born November 30, 1678 in Salem, Massachusetts. He married MARGARET JACOBS November 30, 1699 in Salem, Massachusetts, daughter of GEORGE JACOBS and REBECCA FROST. She was born November 26, 1675 in Salem, Massachusetts.
Children of JOHN FOSTER and MARGARET JACOBS are:
i. REBEKAH FOSTER, b. August 14, 1701.
ii. ISRAEL FOSTER, b. February 22, 1702/03.
iii. JACOB FOSTER, b. November 10, 1704.
iv. EMME FOSTER, b. March 20, 1706/07.
v. HANNAH FOSTER, b. January 06, 1708/09.
8. JOSEPH3 FOSTER (SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born March 14, 1686/87 in Salem, Massachusetts, and died January 28, 1749/50 in Beverly, Massachusetts.  He married REBEKAH WALLIS September 04, 1708 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of NATHANIEL WALLIS and MARGERY. She was born Abt. 1683, probably in Maine, and died Aft. July 10, 1761, probably in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Notes for JOSEPH FOSTER:
He was a fisherman and owned land near Stony Beach adjoining Richard Ober's.--Handwritten records of Beverly Historical Society.
Children of JOSEPH FOSTER and REBEKAH WALLIS are:
9. i. JOSEPH4 FOSTER, b. August 15, 1709, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. March 1755, at sea.
ii. BENJAMIN FOSTER, b. February 10, 1710/11.
iii. BENJAMIN FOSTER, b. February 03, 1711/12, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. November 10, 1718, Beverly, Massachusetts.
iv. LIDIA FOSTER, b. May 5, 1714, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. August 28, 1800, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. PETER OBER, August 17, 1731.
v. JOSIAH FOSTER, b. November 08, 1715, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. ANNA THISTLE, June 08, 1738, Beverly, Massachusetts.
10. vi. SAMUEL4 FOSTER, b. August 20, 1717, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. April 24, 1775, Beverly, Massachusetts.
vii. MARY FOSTER, b. August 01, 1719, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. EZRA CHAPMAN, April 13, 1742, Beverly, Massachusetts.
11. viii. BENJAMIN FOSTER, b. August 02, 1721.
ix. SARAH FOSTER, b. September 22, 1723.
x. SARAH FOSTER, b. October 19, 1725, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. ELISHA DODGE, March 30, 1748, Wenham, Massachusetts.
12. xi. JONATHAN FOSTER, b. June 18, 1729, Beverly, Massachusetts.

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Generation No. 4

9. DEA. JOSEPH4 FOSTER (JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born August 15, 1709 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died March 1755 at sea.  He married (1) HANNAH PATCH November 18, 1731 in Beverly, Massachusetts. She died Bet. May 1735 - June 1736 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married (2) HANNAH MORGAN October 17, 1736 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of ROBERT MORGAN and MARY THORNDIKE. She was born September 14, 1714 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died August 11, 1778 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Children of JOSEPH FOSTER and HANNAH PATCH are:
i. SUSANNAH FOSTER, b. August 21, 1732, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. ZACHARIAH STONE, April 25, 1754, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. October 02, 1731, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. February 20, 1786, Beverly, Massachusetts.
ii. REBECCA FOSTER, b. October 04, 1734, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. (1) BENJAMIN HARRIS, April 01, 1754, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. (2) ISAAC CHAPMAN, June 10, 1762, Salem, Massachusetts.
Children of JOSEPH FOSTER and HANNAH MORGAN are:
iii. HANNAH FOSTER, b. October 15, 1737, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. February 11, 1796, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. WILLIAM COOK, March 04, 1763, Marblehead, Massachusetts.
13. iv. JOSEPH FOSTER, b. June 04, 1740, Beverly, Massachusetts.
v. MARY FOSTER, b. January 18, 1741/42, Beverly, Massachusetts.
vi. ABIGAIL FOSTER, b. May 03, 1743, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. JAMES PATCH, February 21, 1771, Beverly, Massachusetts.
vii. ANNA FOSTER, b. July 19, 1747, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. JACKSON WEST, April 15, 1773, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. December 02, 1742, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. March 27, 1797, Beverly, Massachusetts.
  viii. SARAH FOSTER, b. December 21, 1748, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. July 23, 1828, Beverly, Massachusetts.
14. ix. JEREMIAH5 FOSTER, b. April 21, 1750, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. November 21, 1820, Beverly, Massachusetts.
x. JOSIAH FOSTER, b. August 05, 1753, Beverly,  Massachusetts; d. August 17, 1753, Beverly, Massachusetts.
10. SAMUEL4 FOSTER (JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born August 20, 1717 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died April 24, 1775 in Beverly, Massachusetts.  He married (1) MARY THORNDIKE August 31, 1741 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of PAUL THORNDIKE and MARY BATCHELDER. She was born February 13, 1714/15 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died 1757 in Beverly, Massachusetts.  He married (2) MARTHA BISSON November 28, 1758 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of JOSHUA BISSON and ANNA SALLOWS. She was born July 14, 1726 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died 1775.
Children of SAMUEL FOSTER and MARY THORNDIKE are:
i. SAMUEL FOSTER, bpt. May 30, 1742, Beverly, Massachusetts.
ii. MARY FOSTER, bpt. May 30, 1742, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. ROBERT ELLINWOOD, December 13, 1763, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. Abt. 1730; d. September 29, 1813, Beverly, Massachusetts.
15. iii. SAMUEL5 FOSTER, b. March 04, 1744/45, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. August 30, 1794 at sea.
iv. LYDIA FOSTER, b. March 23, 1746/47, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. JOSIAH THISSELL, September 02, 1773, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. May 24, 1799, Beverly, Massachusetts.
v. PAUL FOSTER, b. July 14, 1750, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. MARTHA TRASK, November 17, 1774, Beverly, Massachusetts.
Children of SAMUEL FOSTER and MARTHA BISSON are:
vi. JOSHUA FOSTER, b. May 28, 1763, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. October 25, 1838, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. SARAH OBER, December 05, 1782, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. May 09, 1756, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. July 09, 1825, Beverly, Massachusetts.
vii. ISRAEL FOSTER, b. August 23, 1765.
16. viii. JOSIAH5 FOSTER, b. December 29, 1759, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. April 21, 1849, Beverly, Massachusetts.
     
     
11. BENJAMIN4 FOSTER (JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born August 02, 1721 and baptized August 06, 1721 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married ABIGAIL HERRICK September 14, 1742 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
     
Children of BENJAMIN FOSTER and ABIGAIL HERRICK are:
     
  i. BENJAMIN FOSTER, b. July 16, 1745.
  ii. ABIGAIL FOSTER, b. June 07, 1747.
  iii. ELIZABETH FOSTER, b. May 06, 1749.
  iv. ANDREW FOSTER, b. July 12, 1751.
  v. JOSEPH FOSTER, b. August 06, 1755.
  vi. REBECCA FOSTER, b. August 24, 1763.
     
     
12. JONATHAN4 FOSTER (JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born June 18, 1729 and baptized June 29, 1749 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married MARY LOVETT December 11, 1750 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of JOSIAH LOVETT and REBEKAH WOODBURY. She was born August 02, 1731 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
     
Children of JONATHAN FOSTER and MARY LOVETT are:
     
  i. MARY FOSTER, b. March 28, 1753.
  ii. JONATHAN FOSTER, b. December 17, 1758.

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Generation No. 5

13. JOSEPH5 FOSTER (JOSEPH4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born June 04, 1740 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married ELIZABETH HILTON April 26, 1765 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
   
Children of  JOSEPH FOSTER and ELIZABETH HILTON are:
   
i. ELIZABETH FOSTER, b. February 05, 1766.
ii. JOSEPH FOSTER, b. April 09, 1770.
iii. HANNAH FOSTER, b. March 02, 1772.
iv. THOMAS FOSTER, bpt. May 15, 1774, Beverly, Massachusetts.
v. SAMUEL FOSTER, b. April 25, 1777.
vi. DORCAS FOSTER, b. August 05, 1779; bpt. August 15, 1779, Beverly, Massachusetts.
vii. BENJAMIN FOSTER, b. September 26, 1783.
  viii. JOHN FOSTER, b. December 25, 1785.
  ix. LEVY FOSTER, b. July 30, 1788.
  x. BETSEY FOSTER, b. September 05, 1790.
  xi. BETSEY FOSTER, b. August 30, 1794.
  xii. OLIVER FOSTER, bpt. August 14, 1796, Beverly, Massachusetts.
     
   
14. JEREMIAH5 FOSTER (JOSEPH4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born April 21, 1750 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died November 21, 1820 in Beverly, Massachusetts.  He married ANNA LOVETT August 30, 1770 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of JOSIAH LOVETT and ANNA WOODBURY. She was born October 21, 1752 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died April 03, 1832 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Children of JEREMIAH FOSTER and ANNA LOVETT are:
i. JOSEPH FOSTER, b. January 01, 1771, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. November 09, 1772.
17. ii. JEREMIAH6 FOSTER, b. August 30, 1774, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. October 05, 1822, Beverly, Massachusetts.
18. iii. JOSIAH6 FOSTER, b. June 25, 1776, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. September 08, 1849.
iv. JONATHAN FOSTER, b. January 15, 1778, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. September 1778, Beverly, Massachusetts.
v. BENJAMIN FOSTER, b. May 19, 1779, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. June 10, 1799, Beverly, Massachusetts.
19. vi. JONATHAN6 FOSTER, b. April 11, 1781, Beverly, Massachusetts.
20. vii. EZRA FOSTER, b. August 11, 1783, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. May 14, 1836, Beverly, Massachusetts.
viii. ANNA FOSTER, b. July 05, 1785, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. November 17, 1786, Beverly, Massachusetts.
ix. ANNA FOSTER, b. May 25, 1788, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. November 20, 1874; m. ISRAEL FOSTER, March 12, 1811, Beverly, Massachusetts.
x. ELEANOR FOSTER, b. May 25, 1788, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. July 31, 1790.
xi. LARKIN FOSTER, b. December 22, 1792, Beverly, Massachusetts; died young.
xii. JOSEPH FOSTER, b. August 12, 1796, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. October 23, 1796, Beverly, Massachusetts.
15. SAMUEL5 FOSTER (SAMUEL4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born March 04, 1744/45 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died August 30, 1794 at sea.  He married MARY OBER December 07, 1768 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of RICHARD OBER and LYDIA CHAPMAN. She was born September 26, 1748 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died December 03, 1825 in Beverly, Massachusetts..
Children of SAMUEL FOSTER and MARY OBER are:
21. i. ISRAEL6 FOSTER, b. August 15, 1783, Beverly, Massachusetts.
22. ii. SAMUEL6 FOSTER, b. August 11, 1774, Beverly, Massachusetts.
iii. MARY FOSTER, b. June 04, 1770, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. SAMUEL BUTMAN, February 12, 1795, Beverly, Massachusetts.
iv. LYDIA FOSTER, b. March 01, 1772, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. JONATHAN PRIDE OBER, December 12, 1793, Beverly, Massachusetts.
v. NABBY FOSTER, b. August 31, 1776, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. DANIEL HASKELL, November 24, 1799, Beverly, Massachusetts.
vi. ISAACHER OBER FOSTER, b. December 24, 1779, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. BETSY LEFEAVOR, March 15, 1805, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. Abt. 1780; d. August 22, 1847, Beverly, Massachusetts.
vii. NATHANIEL FOSTER, b. July 17, 1781, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. November 17, 1843, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. NABBY HASKELL, December 13, 1804, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. October 15, 1784, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. August 28, 1810, Beverly, Massachusetts.
viii. EZRA FOSTER, b. May 21, 1786, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. April 21, 1849; m. MEHITABLE REA, January 24, 1812, Beverly, Massachusetts.
16. JOSIAH5 FOSTER (SAMUEL4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born December 29, 1759 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died April 21, 1849 in Beverly, Massachusetts.  He married RACHEL LOVETT June 01, 1780 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of JOSEPH LOVETT and ANNA WOODBURY. She w as born March 09, 1763 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died March 11, 1823 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Children of JOSIAH FOSTER and RACHEL LOVETT are:
i. RACHEL FOSTER, b. July 02, 1785, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. EBENEZER LOVETT, December 26, 1809, Beverly, Massachusetts.
23. ii. ISRAEL6 FOSTER, b. February 10, 1787, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. December 05, 1861.
iii. JOSEPH LOVETT FOSTER, b. August 01, 1788, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. JUDITH FOSTER, October 04, 1812, Beverly, Massachusetts.
iv. ANNA FOSTER, b. February 11, 1790, Beverly, Massachusetts.
v. RUTH FOSTER, b. October 12, 1791, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. OLIVER PEABODY, June 06, 1812, Beverly, Massachusetts.
24. vi. JOSIAH6 FOSTER, b. October 25, 1793, Beverly, Massachusetts.
vii. SAMUEL FOSTER, b. September 13, 1795, Beverly, Massachusetts.
viii. HARRIETT FOSTER, b. January 15, 1801, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. April 20, 1854; m. SOLOMON R. LOVETT, February 22, 1832, Beverly, Massachusetts.
ix. BENJAMIN L. FOSTER, b. September 22, 1807, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. d. July 11, 1875, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. (1) SARAH PATTERSON, April 03, 1832, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. May 18, 1811, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. April 17, 1842, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. (2) SARAH THISSELL, May 14, 1843, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. Abt. 1791; d. May 14, 1869, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. (3) LOIS POLAND, June 11, 1872, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. Abt. November 05, 1804; d. April 25, 1877, Beverly, Massachusetts.

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Generation No. 6

17. JEREMIAH6 FOSTER (JEREMIAH5, JOSEPH4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born August 30, 1774 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died October 05, 1822 in Beverly, Massachusetts.  He married LYDIA STANDLEY January 19, 1800 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of ROBERT STANDLEY and MARY LOVETT. She was born December 21, 1780 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died June 06, 1853 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Children of JEREMIAH FOSTER and LYDIA STANDLEY are:
i. MARY FOSTER, b. October 06, 1802, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. June 09, 1873, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. JOSIAH FOSTER, April 02, 1820, Beverly, Massachusetts.
ii. JOSEPH FOSTER, b. July 23, 1803, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. July 23, 1820, Beverly, Massachusetts.
iii. LYDIA FOSTER, b. October 04, 1807, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. ISAAC HASKELL, JR., May 01, 1827, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. December 09, 1801, Beverly, Massachusetts.
iv. ANNA FOSTER, b. January 19, 1810, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. October 04, 1836, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. WILLIAM STANDLEY, 3rd, March 21, 1831, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. January 10, 1807; d. May 21, 1881, Beverly, Massachusetts.
25. v. ROBERT STANDLEY7 FOSTER, b. April 30, 1812, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. August 21, 1883, Beverly, Massachusetts.
vi. JANE OBER FOSTER, b. August 28, 1814, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. WILLIAM STANDLEY, 3rd, February 21, 1839, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. January 10, 1807; d. May 21, 1881, Beverly, Massachusetts.
26. vii. JEREMIAH7 FOSTER, b. August 29, 1816, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. August 21, 1885, Beverly, Massachusetts.
viii. JONATHAN CORNING FOSTER, b. August 29, 1818, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. November 28, 1850; m. SUSAN PRINCE WOODBURY, January 28, 1845, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. September 09, 1822, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. July 03, 1855, Beverly, Massachusetts.
Notes for JONATHAN CORNING FOSTER:
Died "On passage to California"--"The Standley Family of Beverly" by Stephen R. Hall
27. ix. EZRA STANDLEY FOSTER, b. December 04, 1820, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. May 28, 1886, Beverly, Massachusetts.
Notes for EZRA STANDLEY FOSTER:
Foster Genealogy lists him as Jonathan Standley Foster.
18. JOSIAH6 FOSTER (JEREMIAH5, JOSEPH4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born June 25, 1776 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died September 08, 1849 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married (1) HANNAH THISTLE February 15, 1798 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of JOHN THISTLE and LUCY LOVETT. She was born November 21, 1774 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died June 27, 1799 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married (2) ANNA THISTLE November 09, 1800 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of JOHN THISTLE and LUCY LOVETT. She was born July 06, 1780 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died August 12, 1843 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married (3) BETSEY THOMAS CLEAVES March 29, 1846 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of DAVID THOMAS and ELIZABETH. She was born July 28, 1792 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Children of JOSIAH FOSTER and ANNA THISTLE are:
i. JOSIAH FOSTER, b. August 01, 1801.
ii. HANNAH FOSTER, b. May 01, 1803.
iii. JOSIAH FOSTER, b. May 14, 1805.
iv. ANNA FOSTER, b. August 23, 1806.
v. NANCY LOVETT FOSTER, b. August 23, 1806.
vi. BENJAMIN FOSTER, b. March 26, 1809.
vii. JOHN FOSTER, b. February 23, 1812.
viii. JOHN FOSTER, b. November 03, 1814.
19. JONATHAN6 FOSTER (JEREMIAH5, JOSEPH4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born April 11, 1781 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married (1) NABBY COLE May 20, 1801 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of SAMUEL COLE and ABIGAIL MORGAN. She was born August 24, 1783 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died October 04, 1835 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married (2) MARY CONANT October 18, 1840 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Children of JONATHAN FOSTER and NABBY COLE are:
i. HANNAH FOSTER, b. June 15, 1801.
ii. JONATHAN FOSTER, b. October 15, 1805.
iii. ABIGAIL FOSTER, b. September 15, 1807.
iv. MARY ANN FOSTER, b. June 09, 1809.
v. LARKIN FOSTER, b. April 04, 1811.
vi. ADELINE FOSTER, b. August 08, 1813.
vii. SAMUEL LOVETT FOSTER, b. May 21, 1817.
viii. GIDEON COLE FOSTER, b. April 07, 1823.
ix. ELISA ASENATH FOSTER, b. January 27, 1825.
x. JEREMIAH FOSTER, b. July 25, 1825.
xi. JOSEPH GRAFTON FOSTER, b. November 17, 1828.
20. EZRA6 FOSTER (JEREMIAH5, JOSEPH4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born August 11, 1783 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died May 14, 1836 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married (1) REBECCA STANDLEY March 07, 1805 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of JONATHAN STANDLEY and LYDIA PRESTON. She was baptized October 21, 1781 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died November 12, 1811 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married (2) HARRIETT LOVETT February 1813 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of JONATHAN LOVETT and JOANNA OBEAR. She was born August 12, 1793 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Child of EZRA FOSTER and REBECCA STANDLEY is:
i. EZRA FOSTER, b. April 06, 1809.
Children of EZRA FOSTER and HARRIETT LOVETT are:
ii. HARRIETT LOVETT FOSTER, b. November 17, 1813.
iii. EDWARD FOSTER, b. January 26, 1817.
iv. HORATIO S. FOSTER, b. March 30, 1823.
v. JONATHAN L. FOSTER, b. November 17, 1825.
vi. GEORGE A. FOSTER, b. June 13, 1827.
vii. STEPHEN FOSTER, b. July 20, 1834.
21. ISRAEL6 FOSTER (JEREMIAH5, JOSEPH4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born August 15, 1783 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died June 22, 1864 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married ANNA FOSTER March 12, 1811 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of JEREMIAH FOSTER and ANNA LOVETT. She was born May 25, 1788 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died November 20, 1874.
Child of ISRAEL FOSTER and ANNA FOSTER is:
i. ISRAEL FOSTER, b. Abt. 1820; m. ELISABETH P. GENTLEE, August 06, 1846, Beverly, Massachusetts.
22. SAMUEL6 FOSTER (SAMUEL5, SAMUEL4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born August 11, 1774 in Beverly, Massachusetts.  He married (1) ANNA WALLIS July 12, 1799 in Beverly, Massachusetts.  She was born Abt. 1777, and died August 23, 1810 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married (2) MOLLY ELLIOTT April 12, 1812 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Child of SAMUEL FOSTER and MOLLY ELLIOTT is:
i. ABIGAIL FOSTER, b. February 07, 1813, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. June 3, 1879, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. ROBERT STANDLEY FOSTER, November 27, 1836, Beverly, Massachusetts, son of JEREMIAH FOSTER and LYDIA STANDLEY.
     
     
23. ISRAEL6 FOSTER (JOSIAH5, SAMUEL4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born February 10, 1787 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died December 05, 1861. He married SALLY LOVETT February 12, 1811 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of EBENEZER LOVETT and MOLLY SMITH. She was born October 29, 1787 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
     
Child of ISRAEL FOSTER and SALLY LOVETT is:
     
  i. EDWIN FOSTER, b. Abt. 1821; m. NANCY C. MITCHELL, November 01, 1847, Beverly, Massachusetts.
     
     
24. JOSIAH6 FOSTER (JOSIAH5, SAMUEL4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born October 25, 1793 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married MARY FOSTER April 02, 1820 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of JEREMIAH FOSTER and LYDIA STANDLEY. She was born October 06, 1802 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died June 09, 1873 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
     
Child of JOSIAH FOSTER and MARY FOSTER is:
     
28. i. JOSEPH7 FOSTER, b. Abt. February 17, 1822; d. January 09, 1904, Beverly, Massachusetts.

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25. ROBERT STANDLEY7 FOSTER (JEREMIAH6, JEREMIAH5, JOSEPH4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born April 30, 1812 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died August 21, 1883 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married ABIGAIL FOSTER November 27, 1836 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of SAMUEL FOSTER and MOLLY ELLIOTT. She was born February 07, 1813 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died June 03, 1879 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
     
Children of ROBERT FOSTER and ABIGAIL FOSTER are:
     
  i. ABBA FOSTER, b. October 13, 1838.
  ii. CAROLINE FOSTER, b. July 20, 1841.
  iii. CAROLINE FOSTER, b. February 25, 1847.
     
26. JEREMIAH7 FOSTER (JEREMIAH6, JEREMIAH5, JOSEPH4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born August 29, 1816 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died August 21, 1885 in Beverly, Massachusetts.  He married JOANNA H. EDWARDS December 02, 1838 in Wenham, Massachusetts, daughter of JOHN EDWARDS and HANNAH DODGE. She was born August 20, 1815 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died February 06, 1882 in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Children of JEREMIAH FOSTER and JOANNA EDWARDS are:
29. i. JEREMIAH8 FOSTER, b. November 01, 1839, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. June 21, 1907, Beverly, Massachusetts.
ii. ANN FOSTER, b. July 18, 1842, Beverly, Massachusetts.
iii. JOANNA FOSTER, b. December 20, 1844, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. February 11, 1865.
iv. ISAAC H. FOSTER, b. August 07, 1849, Beverly, Massachusetts.
v. HANNAH ELIZABETH FOSTER, b. September 23, 1855, Beverly, Massachusetts.
vi. UNNAMED DAUGHTER FOSTER, b. August 1856, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. January 27, 1857, Beverly, Massachusetts.
     
     
27. EZRA STANDLEY7 FOSTER (JEREMIAH6, JEREMIAH5, JOSEPH4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born December 04, 1820 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died May 28, 1886 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married ABIGAIL ELLIOTT December 21, 1843 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of JOHN ELLIOTT and REBECCA. She was born October 26, 1821, and died October 25, 1893.
     
Notes of EZRA STANDLEY FOSTER:
  Foster Genealogy lists him as Jonathan Standley Foster.
     
Child of EZRA FOSTER and ABIGAIL ELLIOTT is:
     
  i. JOHN FREDERIC FOSTER, b. March 18, 1845.
     
     
28. JOSEPH7 FOSTER (JOSIAH6, JOSIAH5, SAMUEL4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born Abt. February 17, 1822 and died January 09, 1904 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married ABIGAIL OBER YOUNG June 20, 1844 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of JOHN W. YOUNG and ABIGAIL OBER. She was born May 28, 1824, and died in 1886.
     
Child of JOSEPH FOSTER and ABIGAIL YOUNG is:
     
  i. MARY A. FOSTER, b. Abt. 1851.

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29. JEREMIAH9 FOSTER (JEREMIAH7, JEREMIAH6, JEREMIAH5, JOSEPH4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born November 01, 1839 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died June 21, 1907 in Beverly, Massachusetts.  He married (1) CAROLINE E. WILLIAMS September 21, 1859 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of JOSEPH WILLIAMS and CATHERINE PRESTON.  She was born August 01, 1840 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died March 18, 1880 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He married (2) LIZZIE JANE BAXTER November 01, 1884 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of ANDREW BAXTER and JANE. She was born Abt. 1852 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.
Notes for JEREMIAH FOSTER:
He was a gardener and lived on Hale Street in Beverly.
Children of JEREMIAH FOSTER and CAROLINE WILLIAMS are:
30. i. AUGUSTUS EUGENE8 FOSTER, b. October 17, 1859, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. March 1950, Beverly, Massachusetts.
ii. HANNAH ELIZABETH FOSTER, b. September 19, 1861, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. Beverly, Massachusetts; m. CHARLES H. BARTER, June 16, 1880; b. 1860.
Notes for CHARLES H. BARTER:
Foster Genealogy lists him as Charles H. Baxter.
iii. HORACE HOWLAND FOSTER, b. January 23, 1865, Beverly, Massachusetts.
iv. JOANNA FOSTER, b. August 28, 1867, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. June 16, 1898, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. EDWARD L. HALL, Abt. 1891, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. February 1866, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. January 31, 1910, Beverly, Massachusetts.
v. ROBERT STANDLEY FOSTER, b. October 04, 1869, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. MARY FOYE KNIGHT, April 22, 1896; b. 1875, Bath, Maine.
vi. CARRIE PRESTON FOSTER, b. August 25, 1871, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. HOWARD FOSTER WOODBURY, July 30, 1893, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. August 1870, Beverly, Massachusetts.
vii. ALONZO GOODHUE FOSTER, b. April 20, 1874, Beverly, Massachusetts.
viii. SARAH LEE FOSTER, b. May 16, 1877, Beverly, Massachusetts.

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30. AUGUSTUS EUGENE9 FOSTER (JEREMIAH8, JEREMIAH7, JEREMIAH6, JEREMIAH5, JOSEPH4, JOSEPH3, SAMUEL2, JOHN1) was born October 17, 1859, in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died March 1950 in Beverly, Massachusetts.  He married ELIZABETH CURRIER GOODWIN November 30, 1886 in Beverly, Massachusetts, daughter of ABEL GOODWIN and SARAH ELIZABETH JONES.  She was born September 11, 1865 in Beverly, Massachusetts, and died April 16, 1941 in Beverly, Massachusetts. Both are buried in North Beverly Cemetery.
Children of AUGUSTUS FOSTER and ELIZABETH GOODWIN are:
i. ESTHER GOODWIN FOSTER, July 25, 1890, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. ARTHUR F. THOMPSON, February 21, 1910, Beverly, Massachusetts.
ii. EVELYN FRANCIS FOSTER, b. August 20, 1892, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. JOHN ERNEST BURR, December 01, 1915, Beverly, Massachusetts.
iii. MYRTLE FLAVILLE FOSTER, b. August 20, 1892, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. RAY GOLDSMITH KNOWLTON, June 14, 1911, Beverly, Massachusetts.
iv. JEREMIAH OBER FOSTER, b. April 01, 1895, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. MARION SHEA.
v. EUGENE AUGUSTUS FOSTER, b. July 06, 1897, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. EDITH WALKER.
vi. DOROTHY RANDALL FOSTER, b. May 18, 1902, Beverly, Massachusetts; d. March 12, 1979, Beverly, Massachusetts; m. JOHN LOUIS SOUNIA, August 06, 1921, Beverly, Massachusetts; b. September 06, 1899, Dublin, New Hampshire; d. April 18, 1957, Beverly, Massachusetts.
Sources:
1. "The History of Salem, Massachusetts" by Sidney Perley
2. Records of the First Church of Salem
3. Salem Vital Records
4. Foster Genealogy
5. Beverly Vital Records
6. "The Standley Family of Beverly" by Stephen P. Hall
7. City of Beverly original records
8. Personal records of Shirley E. (Sounia) Stephens
  9. The John Wallis Family of Cape Ann, Massachusetts, by John Bradley Arthaud
  10. Handwritten records of Beverly Historical Society
  11. Records of First Parish Church, 225 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA
  12. Copy of record of family of Josiah and Rachel (Lovett) Foster as shown on records of city clerk at City Hall, Beverly, MA
  13. Wenham Vital Records
  14. Marriage certificate for Jeremiah Foster and Caroline Williams
  15. Death certificate for Caroline Williams Foster
  16. Birth certificate for Augustus Eugene Foster
  17. Death certificate for Augustus Eugene Foster
  18. Personal records of Shirley E. (Sounia) Stephens
  19. Marriage certificate for Augustus Eugene Foster and Elizabeth Currier Goodwin
  20. Death certificate for Elizabeth Currier Goodwin Foster
  21. Birth certificate for Dorothy Randall Foster
  22. Marriage certificate for Dorothy Randall Foster and John Louis Sounia
  23. Birth record, state of New Hampshire, for John Louis Sounia
     
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