Foster Genealogy

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Foster Geaealoary. rin nf th tor and most comolete genea logical records ever Issued has Just been published published In s large volume of over 1,100 pages, giving giving the history and genealogy of the Foster family, descendants of Reginald Foster, an early settler of Ipswich, Mass., whose genealogy is traced back to Anscher. great forester of Flanders, Flanders, who died A. D. 837. . The origin of the name Is given oy rroressor John Fiske. the eminent historian. Fifteen pages are oevotea to me eany meter imurei, then an Interesting article on Bamborough castle, the English home of the Fosters for many years, in which the courtroom, banquet hall. Horary, old manor bouse, armory, are described. Thee follows a description of the old parish church. St. Aldan's, tn the chancel and crypt of which He the remains of sixty-three sixty-three sixty-three persons bearing the Foster name. Tbe Foster genealogy gives a fac-simlle fac-simlle fac-simlle of the coat of arms borne by the fam ily: a list of Foster land grants in nova bows from 1759 to 17S0; college graduates bearing the name who have been graduated from Harvard, Yale, Brown, Dartmouth. Cornell. Michigan, Williams, Amherst, and Phillips Exeter academy. Names ef Footers who served In the revolu-tir.rarv revolu-tir.rarv revolu-tir.rarv war. tocether with record of service per formed by them. A list of revolutionary war pensioners ana in me war 01 u. iul t'natxr of Inawich. Mass.. was born In Bruton, England, and came to New England The volume contains the names, dates of birth, marriage, and death of about 10.000 of his descendants descendants bearing the family name. In most cases a blatory of each family ia given, together with abetmets from wills and Inventories of estates. About 25e Illustrations of old manor bouses, churches, and pictures of members of the family go to make this a most complete volume of family history. The descendants of the Rev. Thomas Foster-of Foster-of Foster-of England. Captain HopeeUll Fester of Dorchester, Mass.; Captain William Foster of Charlestowt. Mass.; Deacon Joseph Footer of Billerica, Mass.; John Foster of Saletn; rtiri.iitnhfr Foster of Lsnt Island : Timothy Fos ter of Scttuate, Maas.; the Hon. Samuel Foster of Chelmsford, Mass.; Captain John Foster of New London, Conn... and Andrew Foster of An-dover, An-dover, An-dover, Mass., each of them emigrant ancestors esrly In the seventeenth ceatury, are given and practically cover the record ef all bearing the Fester name in this country. . Many men of prominence bear the Foster name, or descendants of the same, vis.: The Hon. La Fsyette 8. Foster,- Foster,- presiding officer of the Senate at time of President Uccoln's assassination, assassination, and President for a day; the Hon. Charles Footer, ex-Secretary ex-Secretary ex-Secretary of the Treasury under President President Ilarrison: tbe Hon. Abiel Foster, M. C. ; the Hon. Bnfus Choate, the Hon. A. H. FosUr. Volney W. Foster, Dr. George Foster Flake, the late Samuel Baxter Foster, Foster PetUbone. Professor John H. Loomts, Mrs. Perkins Bass. Mra. Oeorgo E. Adams, Mrs. Nancy Foster, and William Elmore Footer. An Index of forty pages completes the volume. Copies may be procured from the author. Col. F. C Pierce, box Z44. Chicago, Chicago, at 10 each.

Clipped from The Inter Ocean19 Nov 1899, SunPage 32

The Inter Ocean (Chicago, Illinois)19 Nov 1899, SunPage 32
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