Abiel Foster

Abiel Foster

Birth
Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 6 Feb 1806 (aged 70)
Canterbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Canterbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 7840244 · View Source
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U.S. Continental Congressman, U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Harvard College, in 1756, studied theology, was ordained a minster and installed as pastor in Canterbury, New Hampshire, serving (1761-79). He was a deputy to the Provincial Congress, a member of the Continental Congress, (1783-85) and judge of the court of common pleas of Rockingham County, (1784-88). In 1790, he was elected as a Pro-Administration candidate to the First Congress, serving until 1791. After his term, he was a member of the New Hampshire State Senate, (1791-94) and elected as a Federalist to the Fourth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving (1795-1803).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 6 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7840244
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abiel Foster (8 Aug 1735–6 Feb 1806), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7840244, citing Canterbury Village Cemetery, Canterbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .