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Anna Lane Foster
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Birth: 1664
Malden
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 1732
Dorchester
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Ann Lane, dau. of Job Lane and Anna Reyner, b. at Malden, Mass. Neither her birth nor baptism is of record, but she was b. within the one year period that began Sept. 30, 1664. A namesake sister Anna, b. of record at Malden in Sept. 1662 d. there of record Nov. 28, 1662. Anna is otherwise included in her father's Sept. 1696 will as "daughter Anna Foster and children." She d. Sept. 29, 1732 at Dorchester, Mass., ∆ 68.

On Oct. 7, 1680 at Dorchester, Mass. (by Humphrey Davie, Esqr.), Anna m. as his 2nd wife, Lieut. James Foster, s. of Capt. Hopestill Foster and Mary Bates, b. Apr. 13, 1651 at Dorchester. He d. Oct. 4, 1732 at Dorchester, ∆ 82.

They had twelve children: Thankful (d.y.); Anna (Foster) Field; Patience (Foster) Savel; John; Jemima (Foster) Spur; Mary (Foster) Brown; Elizabeth (Foster) Barnard; James, Jr.; Rebecca (d.y.); Hopestill; Thankful (Foster) Shaw; and lastly a stillborn son in 1707.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Job Lane (1620 - 1697)
  Anna Reyner Lane (1632 - 1704)
 
 Spouse:
  James Foster (1651 - 1732)
 
 Children:
  Thankful Foster (1683 - 1701)*
  Anna Foster Field (1684 - 1728)*
  Jemima Foster Spur (1690 - 1752)*
  Elizabeth Foster Barnard (1695 - 1753)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Lane Avery (1652 - 1681)**
  Elizabeth Lane Avery (1655 - 1746)**
  John Lane (1660 - 1714)*
  Anna Lane Foster (1664 - 1732)
  Dorothy Lane Sprague (1669 - 1727)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Here lyes Buried the
Body of Mrs. ANNA FOSTER,
the confort of Mr. JAMES FOS
TER, She Departed this Life the
29th. Sept. 1732 in
the 68th Year of her
Age

On the face of her inscription, on the day Anna died she was 67 years old and ∆tatis (i.e., ∆, "Aged," in the XX year of her Age) 68. This means she was b. on or after Sept. 30, 1664; if she had died on her birthday she would have been 68 years old and ∆ 69.
 
Burial:
Dorchester North Burying Ground
Dorchester
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Don Blauvelt
Originally Created by: Star Rhodes
Record added: Feb 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33903277
Anna <i>Lane</i> Foster
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