|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1717|
|Death: ||Dec. 22, 1736|
His parents were David and Lydia (Farnum) Foster. He died aged 19 years & 23 days. (sources: Massachusetts, Town Birth Records, 1620-1850, gravestone inscription & Vital Records of Andover, MA to the end of the year 1849)
This interesting snippet courtesy of FindAGrave member: BeNotForgot:
From: Foster genealogy [internet archive] (page 139)
. . . The following order for gravestones for the old burying ground is found among some ancient manuscripts preserved in the family of the persons who ordered them:
Mr. Robert Mulican of Bradford: Ser pray make: for me Two Grave Stones; one for David Foster jeuner of Andover who died the 22; day of Dec; in the year of our Lord; 1736, in the 20th year of his age; the son of David and Lidea Foster of Andover.
And one for Lidea Foster the daughter of David and Lidea Foster of Andover who died in the 17th year of her age in the year of our Lord 1736 and, when they are made, send me word; and I will come and pay you for them.
And one for Isaac Foster; the son of Joshua and Mary Foster of Andover who died in the third year of her [sic] age in the year 1738. Pray send me word when it is made; and I will satisfye you for it.
Let them all be made; before you send us word the 3rd day of April, 1739.
David Foster (1694 - 1759)
David Foster (1717 - 1736)
Lidea Foster (1720 - 1736)*
Ruth Foster Porter (1722 - 1760)*
Joseph Foster (1738 - 1817)*
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Old North Parish Burying Ground
Created by: John Glassford
Record added: Dec 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63257743