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Timothy Foster

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Scituate, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
Death: Died in Dorchester (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Dominion of New England (Present Massachusetts)
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Hon. Edward Foster and Lettice Elizabeth Foster/Jenkins
Husband of Ruth Foster; Ruth Denton and Relief Foster
Father of Naomi Jones; Ruth Foster; Elizabeth Foster; Naomi Davenport; Hatherly Foster and 6 others
Brother of Timothy Foster infant #1; Timothy Foster infant #2 and Elizabeth Hewett
Half brother of Mary Jenkins; Thomas Jenkins; Sarah Jenkins and Hannah Turner

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About Timothy Foster

626. iii. TIMOTHY, b. 164o; m. Mrs. Ruth (Tileston) Denton, and Relief

Dowse.

8626. SERGT. TIMOTHY FOSTER (Edward, Timothy), b. Scituate, Mass., in 164o; m., Oct. 13, 1663, Mrs. Ruth (Tileston) Denton, of Dorchester, dau. of Thomas Tileston and widow of Richard Denton. Her father was a freeman in 1636 and was an enterprising and useful man. Ruth d. Dec. 5, 1677; m., 2d, March q, 168o, Mrs. Relief (Holland) Dowse.

He sold part of his house lot in Scituate to Edward Jenkins, in 1662, and moved to Dorchester, but returned to his farm at North river. He sold the west part of his house lot and the house at the harbor to John Allen in 1679. In 1671 he purchased one-half of the Edward Breck mill with land adjoining of Mrs. Isabell Fisher, widow of Edward Breck, and now wife of Anthony Fisher, of Roxbury. She was the widow of John Rigby when Breck married her. Breck was from Ashton, Lancaster, England; was a freeman in 1639, selectman in 1642, and for many years afterward. The land his widow sold to Foster was purchased by him of Jonathan Burr. Timothy Foster's second wife was Relief, the daughter of John Holland, one of the first settlers of Dorchester. She m., 1st, Oct . 31, 1672, John Dowse, son of Lawrence, b. 1649; d. Nov. 28, 1677. By him she had four children and resided in Charlestown. Her third husband was Henry Leadbeater, b. Oct . 16, 1664, whom she married March 9, 1692. She had four children by Foster. She d. July 7, 1743

Will—Timothy Foster, of Dorchester, Dec. 15, 1688; son, Hatherly to have lands in Scituate and profits from same until he comes to age of twenty-one years. Hatherly's oldest sister, Ruth; wife, Relief Foster; six youngest children— Rebecca, Timothy, Edward, Prudent, Thomas and Elizabeth; daughter Naomy. Wife, executrix until Hatherly reach twenty-one, then he to join with her; mentions his tide-mill. Lib. 11, fol. 129-131. Inventory made Dec . 26, 1688. Relief Foster appeared before assistants, March 2o, 1689, and made oath as to inv. of estate of her husband, Timothy Foster, deceased. Suffolk Prob., Lib. 9, fol. 366.

He d. Dec. 16, 1688. Res., Scituate and Dorchester, Mass.

8628. i . RUTH, b. Sept. 4, 1664.

8629. ii. ELIZABETH, b. Oct . 8, 1667; d. Sept. 15, 1676.

863o. iii. NAOMI, b. Feb. 11, 1668; m., John Davenport. Naomi d. Jan. 7, 1739. -------------------- Sergeant Timothy Foster , son of Edward Foster , was born at Scituate in 1640 . He sold part of his house in Scituate in 1662 to Edward Jenkins and went to live in Dorchester, Massachusetts , but he soon returned to his farm at North River . He sold the west part of his house lot and the house at the harbor to John Allen in 1679 . In 1671 he purchased one-half of the Edward Breck mill with land adjoining of Mrs. Isabel Fisher , widow of Edward Breck , and afterward wife of Anthony Fisher , of Roxbury , and before her marriage to Breck , widow of John Rigby , Sergeant Foster married (first) October 13, 1663 , Mrs. Ruth (Tileston) Denton , of Dorchester , daughter of Thomas Tileston and widow of Richard Denton . Her father was a freeman in 1636 and an enterprising and useful citizen. Ruth died December 5, 1677 . He married (second), March 9, 1680 , Mrs. Relief (Holland) Dowse , who married (first), October 31, 1672 , John Dowse and had four children. Her third husband was Henry Leadbetter , 364 born October 16, 1664 . She died July 7, 1743 . He died December 16, 1688 . Children of Sergeant Timothy Foster ; by first wife: Ruth , born at Scituate , September 4, 1664 ; Elizabeth , October 8, 1667 ; Naomi , February 11, 1668 , married John Davenport ; Hatherly , September 22, 1671 ; Rebecca , September 12, 1675 , married R. Mountefort . Children of second wife: Timothy , mentioned below; Edward , January 22, 1682 ; Thomas , November 3, 1686 ; Elizabeth , October 13, 1688 ; Prudence , December 3, 1694 .

Source: Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation. Volume 1



            
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Timothy Foster's Timeline

1638
April 22, 1638
Of, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
April 22, 1638
Of, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1640
1640
Scituate, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1663
October 13, 1663
Age 23
October 13, 1663
Age 23
Dorchester, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1664
September 4, 1664
Age 24
Scituate, MA, USA
1667
October 8, 1667
Age 27
Scituate, MA, USA
1668
February 11, 1668
Age 28
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
1669
February 11, 1669
Age 29
Dorchester (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1671
September 22, 1671
Age 31
Scituate, MA, USA