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Hopestill Foster, of Biddenden & Dorchester

Birthdate: (56)
Birthplace: Biddenden, Kent, England
Death: October 14, 1676 (56)
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Foster, of Biddenden and Patience Foster
Husband of Mary Foster
Father of Thankful Foster; Hopestill Foster; Patience Foster; John Foster; Lieut. James Foster and 6 others
Brother of Mary Foster

Managed by: Candace Marie Worthington
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About Hopestill Foster, of Biddenden & Dorchester

sailed to America on ship Elizabeth (1635), with his widowed Mother 

Notes

  • "To my sisters Patience Foster and Elizabeth Stow in New England. To Hopestill Foster, son of my sister, three hundred pounds.". From will abstracted by Henry F. Waters (NEHGR, Jan. 1884): "Smalehope Bigg, of Cranbrooke in the County of Kent, clothier, 3 May, 1638, by John Bigg."

Citations

  • "Sailed to America on ship Elizabeth (1635), with his Mother, Age 14 (age questionable)" Refer to Peirce's Foster Genealogy page 492. 
  • [S190] Topographical Dictionary of English Immigrants, Banks, (1937; ISBN: 0-8063-0019-1), Pg 76 (Reliability: 2).
  • Foster, Hopestill of Biddenden, Kent county England immigrated on ship Elizabeth to Dorchester, MA
  • [S213] Foster Genealogy, Frederick Clifton Pierce, (1899; Chicago W. B. Conkey Co.), Pg 492 (Reliability: 2). "b. in England 1621"
  • [S296] Foster - Biddenden ENG 1601-1626, Elizabeth French, (NEHGS - R. Standon Avery Special Collections), 5-169.jpg., Year 1620 (Reliability: 2). The XXX-th daye [Julye] xpined Hopstill the sonne of Richard foster "xpined" should be Xened meaning Christened an abbreviation (like Xmas for Christmas) where the X means Christ.
  • [S213] Foster Genealogy, Frederick Clifton Pierce, (1899; Chicago W. B. Conkey Co.), Pg 495 (Reliability: 2). "He died Oct. 15, 1676."
  • [S175] New England Marriages Prior to 1700, Torrey, Clarence Almon, (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc.), 5-056.doc., Supplement #2 Pg 23 (Reliability: 2). FOSTER, Richard & Patience BIGGE (bp 5 May 1588- ); m bef 1630 Biddenden /Dorchcester [50 GMC] [50 GMC] refers to John Brooks Threlfall, Fifty Great Migration Colonist to New England and Their Origins (Madison, WI: The Author, 1990)
  • [S281] Third Supplement To Torrey, Sanborn, Melinde Lutz, (Genelaogical Publishing Co. Inc. Baltimore Maryland. Copyright 2003, Second printing (2005)), Pg 101 (Reliability: 2). FOSTER, Richard & Patience BIGGE (bp 5 May 1588 - 1637/8+); m bet 1609-1630 Cranbrook, Kent/Biddenden, Kent/Dorchester [50 GMC; GM 1:286, 2:554]
  • [S175] New England Marriages Prior to 1700, Torrey, Clarence Almon, (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc.), 5-056.doc., Pg 277 (Reliability: 2). FOSTER, (1620, 1617?-1676) & Mary [BATES] (- 1703, in 84th y, 1702/3); b 1640; Dorchester

[S281] Third Supplement To Torrey, Sanborn, Melinde Lutz, (Genelaogical Publishing Co. Inc. Baltimore Maryland. Copyright 2003, Second printing (2005)), Pg 101 (Reliability: 2). FOSTER, Hopestill (c1621- ) & Mary BATE (bp 1619- ); dau of James; m by 1640 Dorshester [GM 1:199, 2:555]

  • [S282] CD-New England Marriages Prior to 1700, Torrey, Clarence A., Record No. 12,162 (Reliability: 2).

FOSTER, Hopestill (1620, 1617?-1676) & Mary [BATES] (-1703, in 84th y, 1702/3); by 1640; Dorchester {Reg. 4:166, 277, 5:297, 300, 399 29:254, 52:195, 65:63, 66; Sibley's Harv. Grad. 2:222; Dorchester 106, 118; Tingley-Meyers 47; Foster 492; Capen 18; Booth (1910) 6; Parker (#9) 269; Topliff (1906) 17; Sv. 1:138, 177; Bates Bulletin 1 ser. 64, 4 ser. 150; Bent Anc. 15, 16; Brown (1931) (ms) 10} Third supplement corrects surname to BATE

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Hopestill Foster, of Biddenden & Dorchester's Timeline

1620
July 30, 1620
Biddenden, Kent, England
1640
December 27, 1640
Age 20
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
1645
March 10, 1645
Age 24
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
1646
July 16, 1646
Age 25
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
1648
December 10, 1648
Age 28
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
1651
April 13, 1651
Age 30
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
1653
August 23, 1653
Age 33
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
1656
February 10, 1656
Age 35
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
1658
July 28, 1658
Age 37
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA