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Henry Decoster
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1798
Hebron
Oxford County
Maine, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 1866
Buckfield
Oxford County
Maine, USA

Henry DeCoster, born December 18, 1798, married Abigail E. Irish. He settled on a farm adjoining that of his father. He was a man of influence and standing in the town, and for many years served on the board of selectman. He died September 26, 1866.

--History of Buckfield

Annuals from History of Buckfield, 1837--(p. 375)
There was an epidemic of scarlet fever among the children this year. The disease was unusually fatal. Five children died with it out of the family of Henry DeCoster. 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Decoster (1776 - 1830)
  Sarah Bacon Decoster (1780 - 1833)
 
 Spouse:
  Abigail Emes Irish Decoster (1798 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  William Henry Decoster (1828 - 1837)*
  Elisha W. Decoster (1830 - 1837)*
  Edmund Decoster (1831 - 1906)*
  Samuel D. Decoster (1832 - 1837)*
  Charles M. Decoster (1834 - 1837)*
  Eliza Ann Decoster (1836 - 1837)*
  James Henry DeCoster (1837 - 1927)*
  Ellen Bethia DeCoster Hodgdon (1841 - 1909)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Decoster (1798 - 1866)
  James Bacon Sullivan Decoster (1806 - 1889)*
  Ozias DeCoster (1809 - 1870)*
  Varanes Decoster (1811 - 1888)*
  Eliza Bacon Decoster Cole (1814 - 1898)*
  Sarah A. Decoster Cole (1817 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Buckfield Cemetery
Buckfield
Oxford County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: Genealogy Lady
Record added: Jul 13, 2009
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Henry Decoster
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