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3794. i. MALCOLM HILL, b. July 28, 1894. 3795. ii.

GORDON CHASE, b. Feb. 21, 1897. 3430. JONATHAN BRADLEY FOSTER (Moses A., Jonathan B., Jeremiah, Daniel, Asa, William, William, Reginald), b. Canterbury, N. H., Sept. 6, 1871; m., June 14, 1893, at Quincy, Mass., Fannie Warren Osborne, b. Aug. 22, 1869. He is a farmer. Res., Canterbury, N. H.

KENNETH RICHARDSON, b. Feb. 5, 1896.

WARREN BRADLEY, b. Feb. 5, 1896. 3431. GEORGE RICHARDSON FOSTER (Moses A., Jonathan B., Jeremiah, Daniel, Asa, William, William, Reginald), b. Canterbury, N. H., April 18, 1874; m., June 12, 1895, Maude Marion Perry, b. Oct. 17, 1871. He is a book-keeper in the employ of Gen. William F. Draper. Res., s. p., Milford, Mass.

3468. REV. PAOLI RANDALL FOSTER (Isaac, Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Benjamin, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. Aylesford, Nova Scotia, May 8, 1836; m., Brookfield, Nova Scotia, Adelaide L. Crooker, dau. of Dr. Crooker, of Lunenburg county, Nova Scotia, b. Jan. 22, 1845. He was born at Aylesford, Kings county, Nova Scotia. When but nine years of age he went to live with his paternal grandparents, and continued with them for a number of years. At the age of thirteen he professed religion, and was baptized by the late Rev. William Chipman, at Berwick, on May 20, 1849. After a few years he returned to his parental home at Aylesford, where after a long and testing struggle he became convinced that it was his duty to devote his life to the work of the Christian ministry. Having reached this conclusion he entered on a course of study with this object in view. He was licensed to preach in the year 1860, and for a number of years engaged in evangelistic work, assisting pastors and helping needy churches. During these years revival followed revival, and hundreds professed faith in Christ. On September 9, 1860. he was ordained at Kempt, Queens county, Nova Scotia, and entered on regular pastoral work, in which he has continued in Nova Scotia and Ontario. Res., s. p., Arcadia, Yarmouth county, N. S.

3471. JOSEPH MORTON T. FOSTER (Isaac, Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Benjamin, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. May 18, 1832; m., Elizabeth Johnson, of Digby; m., 20,- -Jane Baker. He d. May 13, 1892. Res., Aylesford, N. S.

INFANT'; d. young. 3799.

ii. NORMAN, b. 3800. iii, ISAIAH, b. 3801. iv. GEORGE, b. 3802.

LILLA, b. 3803.

BESSA, b. 3804. vii. HENRY L., b. 3805. viii. EDWARD, b. 3806.

ELLA, b. ; d. May 25, 1892. 3807. EMMA, b. ; m. W. J. Barrow. Res., Watertown, Mass. 3808. xi. ISAAC HOWARD, b. ; d.---1893. 3809. xij.

BERTON, L. 3810. xiii. INGRAM, b. 3811. xiv. SEWARD, b. 3812. xv. MABEL, b. 3813. xvi. CHARLES, b. 3814. xvii. JANE, b.

3474. JACOB FOSTER (Isaac, Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Benjamin, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. April 16, 1840; m., Jan. 1, 1866, Henrietta McPherson, dau. of Donald and Lettie (Parker), of Brookħield, N. S., b. Jan. 11, 1840. He was a blacksmith; went from Aylesford, N. S., to-Methuen, Mass., in October, 1889, and in 1890 to Watertown, Mass. Res., Cold Brook, Kings county, N. S., and Watertown, Mass.

3815. i. EUDORA LETTIE, b. Aug. 18, 1868. 3816. ii. MAGGIE AGATHE, b. Sept. 18, 1870. 3817. iii.

MAY LAVINIA, b. Jan. 1, 1876. 3818. iv. COLBERT LEATON, b. Oct. 3, 1872; d. Oct. 11, 1878. 3819. HALLET RAY, b. Nov. 19, 1874. 3820. vi. LEWIE, b. Sept. 30, 1879; d. Sept. 30, 1879. 3821. vii.

LOTTIE, b. Sept. 30, 1879.

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3477. BENJAMIN PRINCE FOSTER (Isaac, Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Benjamin, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. London, England, June 4, 1840; m.,

Montreal, Canada, Ellen Hanna, b. Aug. 12, 1841. He is a carpenter. Res., s. p., Fall River, Kan.

3483. JOHN RUPERT FOSTER (Edward C., Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Benjamin, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. July 30, 1848, Berwick, N. S.; m. at Halifax, N. S., Sept. 29, 1875, Isabel Maud McDonald, b. May 2, 1855: d. Dec. 7, 1876; m., 2d, at Moncton, N. B., in August, 1884, Victoria A. 'Dunlap: m., 3d, March 31, 1898, Minnie L. Ross, dau. of Dr. Ross.

He was a
merchant in Halifax, N. S. ; then
Moncton, N. B.; then Victoria, B. C.;
now with Ceylon Tea Co. Of late
years he has been engaged as follows:
În 1889 went to Vancover, B. C.;
imported teas from China and Japan;
shipped to above places thoroughbred
Holstein and Jersey cattle, from
large ranch of his on Fraser river;
also dealt in real estate; went from
there to World's Fair, Chicago, 1893,
for Ceylon, India; from there to Mid-
Winter Fair, San Francisco, as Com-
missioner for Ceylon; at present time
is tea broker and manufacturer's
agent. Res., Sacramento, Cal., P.
O. Box 512.
3822. i. LORENZO JAMES

STEWART, b.
Sept. 15, 1876;
unm. Res., Wind-
sor, N. S.; now,
1898, student in
Arts University of

Kings College, Windsor. 3823. ii.

CU BĂ, b. in 1886. Res., Moncton. 3484. MINER TUPPER FOSTER (Edward C., Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Benjamio, Jacob. Isaac, Reginald), b. July 6, 1850, Berwick, N. S.; m., Feb. 9, 1875, Sarah Rudolph, dau. of Capt. Rudolph, of Halifax. He is a wholesale merchant in the tea business, and has a large interest in the gold mining business of the Province. Was one of the city fathers (alderman) for nine years, and resigned in 1897 to contest for a seat in the Dominion Parliament to represent the city and county of Halifax in behalf of the Conservative party in the Government. With the others of his party lost his election by a majority of seventy-four, but was about four hundred ahead of any one of his party in the county, and polled the largest vote of any of his party in the province. Had eight children. Res., Halifax, N. S. 3824. i.

EDWARD RUDOLF, b. March 18, 1876; d. March 8, 1880. 3825. ii.

FRANK TUPPER, b. Jan. 21, 1878. 3826. iii. BRENTON BEEBE, b. April 21, 1881. 3827. iv.

MINNIE KNIGHT, b. April 7, 1883. 3828.

HATTIE BELL, b. Jan, 22, 1886. 3829. vi.

GLADYS MURRAY, b. June 29, 1889. 3830. vii.

MARGUERITA RUDOLF, b. Sept. 13, 1892. 3831. viii. DOROTHY, b. July 8, 1896.

3486. GEORGE EDWARD FOSTER (Edward C., Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Benjamin, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. Jan. 21. 1861, Berwick, N. S.; m., Oct. 14, 1890, Winchester, Mass., Lora Mary Underhill, b. Aug. 5, 1867. Is a member of the Mosler Safe Co., on Sudbury St.' Res., s. p., Cambridge, Mass. Boston office, 53 Sudbury St.

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3488. DOUGLASS BENJAMIN FOSTER (Edwar C., Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Benjamin, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. Berwick, N. S., March 30, 1864; m. in Somerville, Mass., Feb. 6, 1889. Addie Florence Cole, dau. of Barna S. and Sarah A. (Hopkins) des. of Stephen Hopkins of the Mayflower, b. April 27, 1868.

Douglass Benjamin Foster, son of Edward C. and Harriet (Tupper) Foster, was born in Berwick, N. S., March 30, 1864; was educated in the schools of that town and in 1881 came to Boston and entered the employ of Henry Callender & Co., wholesale grocers, with whom he remained until 1890, when he associated himself with Osgood C. Caswell, under the firm name of Caswell & Foster, to carry on the wholesale tea and coffee business, in which they are now engaged, at 38 and 39 India street, Boston. He married Addie F., daughter of Barna S. and Sarah (Hopkins) Cole, in Somerville, Mass., Feb. 6, 1889, in which city they now reside. Mr. Foster swung into the Democratic column in 1884 with many more of the young men of his state at that time. He has been a candidate of his party for several offices in his city and state, but the district in which he lives has always been too overwhelmingly Republican to permit of a Democrat being elected. He is a. member of the Young Men's Democratic Club, of Massachusetts, and at present belongs to the gold wing of the party. He served two years as president of the Somerville Cycle Club, and is a prominent member of the Central Club, the leading social club of his city. Res., Somerville, Mass. Boston office, 38 and 39 India St. 3832. i.

MARION FENWICK, b. Dec. 22, 1889. 3497: ISAAC, WOODBURY FOSTER (Charles, Frederick, John, Ezekiel, Benjamin, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. Margaretville, N. S., June 13, 1848; m., in Kingston, N. S., June 5. 1877, Ada Belle Tufts; d. March 22, 1878; m., 2d, Jan. 1, 1881, in Marlboro, Mass., Lucilla Viola Howe, b. June 17, 1850. He is a lumber

Res., Framingham, Mass. 3832-1. i. FRANK ELSWORTH, b. June 4, 1881. 3833-1. ii.

ADA BELLE, b. Oct. 20, 1882. 3834-1. iii.

BEATRICE HOWE, b. April 15, 1885. 3835-1. iv. MYRTLE JANE, b. Aug 20, 1888; d. May 13, 1889. 3536-1. v. MILTON ĎAY, b. Sept. 1, 1890; 4. Aug. 26, 1891.

3504. WILLIAM PRESCOTT FOSTER, A. M. (Hiram W., Solomon K., Jeremiah, Jeremiah, Benjamin, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. Weld, Me., Aug. 20, 1850; m.. June 16, 1886, Ruby Hinkley, b. Aug. 3, 1865.

William Prescott Foster, A. M., was born at Weld, Aug. 19, 1856. He gradu. ated from Bates College in 1881, and later was principal of Ellsworth Academy. He was admitted to the bar and began the practice of law at Bar Harbor, but later moved to Massachusetts, and is now practicing his profession in Boston. He is interested in literature and his poems are published in the leading magazines of this country:

He was married to Ruby Hinkley, the beautiful and accomplished daughter of Thomas Hinkley, of Ellsworth, a man well known in Maine political circles. Res., Bar Harbor, Me., and Boston, Mass., 23 Court St.

3833. i. SHILA, b. Dec. 2, 1887. 3834. ii.

NEWTON HINKLEY, b. May 30, 1889. 3505. CHARLES SUMNER FOSTER (Hiram W., Solomon K., Jeremiah, Jeremiah, Benjamin, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. Weld, Me., Dec. 20, 1859; m., Dec. 25, 1890, Hattie Robertson. Charles Sumner, the second son of Hiram Western Foster, was born at Livermore, Me., Dec. 20, 1859. By occupation he is a farmer. Res., Weld, Me. 3526.

GEORGE B. FOSTER (William R., Marcus, Isaac, Isaac, John, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. Commerce, Mich., March 20, 1862; m., Feb. 25, 1882, Emma Concle. Res., Pontiac, Mich. 3835. i.

ETTIE MAY, b. May 22, 1883. 3836. ii.

FREDERICK, b. Dec. 27, 1885. 3528.

RICHARD EVERETT FOSTER (Samuel W., Samuel, Isaac, Isaac, John, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. Wabasha, Minn., Oct. 12, 1868; m., March 12, 1893. Lulu Wissett. He is in mercantile business in Fairplay. Res., Fairplay, Mo., and Ogema, Wis., S. p.

3537. HARRISON GARDNER FOSTER (Addison G., Samuel, Isaac, Isaac, John, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. Wabasha, Minn., March 8, 1866; m., al Lexington, Ky., June 6, 1889. Elizabeth Dunster Gibson, dau. of Col. Hart Gibson. Attended Yale College; is in the shingle business. Res., Tacoma, Wash. 3837. i.

HART GIBSON, b. Sept. 2, 1890. 3838. ii. ADDISON GARDNER, b. March 21, 1894.

3549. ASAHEL NEWTON FOSTER (Joseph S., Ezra, Ezekiel, Ezekiel, John, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. Leyden, Mass., July 12, 1857: m., Jan. 15, 1885, Mary Perkins, b. Aug. 12, 1866. He was a farmer. Res., Leyden, Mass. 3839. i.

GEORGE H., b. Feb. 4, 1887. 3840. ii.

CHARLES N., b. Dec. 7. 1888. 3841. iii.

EMILY T., b. Aug. 17, 1890. 3842. iv.

SARAH A., b. Sept. 14, 1892. 3843. v. MARY E., b. Feb. 6, 1894. 3844. vi.

BERNICE C. H., b. March 21, 1897; d. March 21, 1898. 3550. JOSEPH LEROY FOSTER (Joseph S., Ezra, Ezekiel, Ezekiel, John, Jacob, Isaac, Reginald), b. Lyden, Mass., June 13, 1846; m., Wardsboro, Vt., June i, 1881, Effie Wilder, b. Dec. 17, 1859. He is a farmer. Res., Wardsboro, Vt. 3845. i.

HERBERT, b. -; d. Aug. 20, 1883. 3846. ii.

MINNIE O., b. Sept. 21, 1884. 3582. HARRY HOWARD FOSTER (Edward A., Edward, Levi, Benjamin, Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Reginald). b. Oshkosh, Wis., March 15, 1857: m., Grand Rapids, Mich., June 15. 1886, Elizabeth Wallin, b. Aug. 23, 1858. Res., Merrill, Wis. 3847. i.

MARION, b. April 3, 1888. 3848. ii.

WALLIN, b. Aug. 10, 1889. 3849. iii.

MAY, b. Nov. 20, 1891. 3588. FRANK A. FOSTER (Luther H., Edward, Levi, Benjamin, Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Reginald), b. Oshkosh, Wis., March 24, 1856; m., June 11, 1884, Charlotte Patterson Wood, b. Dec. 13, 1858.

Frank A. Foster was born at Oshkosh, Wis., March 24, 1856, removing to Styles (or Stiles), Wis., in 1857; to DeWitt, Clinton county, Iowa, in 1860, and to Muskegon, Mich., in 1862. In November, 1866, moved to Pere Marquette, Mason county, Mich. (now city of Ludington), where he has resided ever since. He has attended school as follows: 1866-70 Ludington Public School; 1870-71 Lake Forest Academy, at Lake Forest, Ill. ; 1871-72 Ellsworth, Me., High School; 1873-76 Olivet College, Mi en; 1876-77 Ann Arbor, Micb., Higin School; 1877-78 University of Michigan, class of '81. In 1872-73 run a grocery store at Ludington. In 1878 was called home to attend to his father's estate. During 1879-80 was engaged in the insurance busi

In 1881-82 assisted in the management of a planing mill and sash, door and blind factory. In 1883 entered the railway mail service on the run between Luding: ton, Mich., and Toledo, O., serving six years. In the fall of 1888, being discharged from the railway mail service by the Democratic administration for "offensive partisanship," was elected county treasurer of Mason County, serving four years, the limit in Michigan; since which time has been engaged in the insurance business and secretary of the local Building and Loan Association.

In 1880 joined the Freemasons, and ever since has been an enthusiastic member of the Blue Lodge, Chapter, Council, Commandery and Consistory, having served as presiding officer of the Chapter, Council and Commandery. In politics has been a Republican, and besides serving four years as county treasurer has been supervisor of his ward five years, and in such capacity has been chairman of the County Finance Committee four years. Has also served as secretary of the Republican County Campaign Committee.

His wife, Charlotte Patterson Wood, was the daughter of Col. Alfred Benning Wood, of East Saginaw, Mich. Res., Ludington, Mich. 3850. i.

LUTHER BENNING, b. Oct. 16, 1886. 3851. ii.

EDWARD WOOD, b. July 22, 1892. 3598. FIRST LIEUT. ARTHUR B. FOSTER (George B., Azro, Robert, Isaiah, Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Reginald), b. Pekin, ill., Nov. 12, 1863; m., June 18, 1889, Lily M. Armour, b. July 21, 1870. He is quartermaster Nineteenth Infantry, United States army, at Ponce, Porto Rico. Res., Ft. Brady, Mich., and Tampa, Fla.

385112. i. ARTHUR EDWARD, b. June 1, 1896; d. Oct. 16, 1898.

ness.

3615. EDWARD WILLARD FOSTER (Alvara, Elijah W., Abraham, Samuel, Jeremiah, Abraham, Jacob, Reginald), b. March 11, 1870; m., Nov. 24, 1892, Grace Coleman, b., Gardner, Aug. 16, 1873. Res., Leominster, Mass. 3852. i.

GUY, b. -, 1893; d. 1893. 3853. ii.

CARL, b. 1894. 3618. HERBERT A. FOSTER (Alvin R., Hosea, Samuel, Samuel, Jeremiah, Abraham, Jacob, Reginald), b. Stoddard, N. H., March 27. 1867; m., W. Swanzy, N. H., June 6, 1888, Annis Burke, b. Feb. 20, 1868. He is an architect and carpenter. Res., Rutland, Mass.

3854. i. PAUL R., b. at Keene N. H., Oct. 1, 1889. 3855. ii.

LAURENCE B., b. at Keene, N. H., July 26, 1891; d. May 4, 1892. 3856. iii.

CLIFFORD H., b. at ne; N. H.. July 26, 1893. 3620. FRANK HOUGHTON FOSTER (Edwin S., Hoseå, Samuel, Samuel, Jeremiah, Abraham, Jacob, Reginald), b. Sept. 10. 1869, Keene, N. H.; m., Concord. N. H., Jan. 10, 1895, Inez Emma Fairbanks, b. Feb. 9, 1871.

Frank Houghton Foster was born in Keene. N. H., Sept. 10, 1869, where he resided with his parents until 1887. In 1886 he left school, after partially completing his high school course, and entered the office of his father, a contractor and builder. In 1887 he left home to accept a position as teller in the National Bank of Lebanon, of Lebanon, N. H., where he remained for about ten years, being promoted to position of assistant cashier in 1895.

He was
married in January, 1895, in Concord,
N. H., to Miss Inez Fairbanks, daugh-
ter of Charles Fairbanks. In Febru-
ary, 1897, Mr. Foster removed to
Claremont, N. H., to accept the cash-
iership of the Claremont National
Bank, which position he now holds.
Res., Claremont, N. H
3857. i. ELEANOR STEW-

ART, b. June 1,
1897.

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3621. HARRY STEWART FOSTER (Edwin S., Hosea, Samuel, Samuel, Jeremiah, Abraham, Jacob, Reginald), b. May 17, 1871, Keene, N. H.; m., June 28, 1893, Amy Otis, of Hillsboro Bridge, N. H.

Harry Stewart Foster was born in Keene in 1871. He was educated in the public schools and learned the carpenter's trade, which he still follows. He removed to Manchester, N. H., about 1890. Res., s. p., Manchester, N. H.

3642. CHARLES LEONARD FOSTER (Elon, Leonard R., Isaac, Isaac, Isaac, Joseph, Jacob, Reginald), b. Lakeville, Conn., Sept. 11, 1859; m., Bridgeport, Conn., Feb. 6, 1890, Evelene M. Smith, dau, of Horace Smith, of Bridgeport, Conn. A lawyer at 18 Wall St., New York.

Charles Leonard Foster was born Sept. 11, 1859. in Lakeville, town of Salisbury, Litchfield county, Conn., where his father, Rev. Dr. Elon Foster, was then pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church. His boyhood was passed in New York and Brooklyn in attendance upon the University Grammar School and Adelphi Acad. emy. He completed his preparatory college course in 1877, at the Centenary Col. legiate Institute, Hackettstown, N. J. He passed examinations for both the University of the City of New York and Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn. Deciding upon the latter College, he took its regular classical course, receiving the degree of B. A. in 1881, and M. A. three years later. After graduation he took up the study of law, entering the office of Olin, Rives & Montgomery, and also matric

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