Son of David Foster and Sarah Huntington.
Married 9 Aug 1843 Bristol, Grafton, New Hampshire to Susan C Pattee.
To their union was born 3 children:
Ira C Foster, Frank M Foster, and Helen M Foster.
Solomon was appointed on Boston Watch in 1849, and later, on the police force. At the time of his death he was a sergeant and had been on duty at the city hall since 1878.
THE INDEPENDENT STATESMAN
Thursday, Feb 23, 1882
page 165 Issue 21
Solomon S. Foster, one of the oldest men in point of service on the police force of Boston, died Tuesday evening, 14th. He was born in Bristol in 1826 and was appointed on the old watch in 1849. He leaves three children.
Susan C Pattee Foster