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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Continental Congressman, US Congressman. He graduated from Harvard College, in 1756, studied theology, was ordained a minster and installed as pastor in Canterbury, New Hampshire. He was a deputy to the Provincial Congress, a member of the Continental Congress from 178 to 1785, and judge of the court of common pleas of Rockingham County. 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 and elected as a Federalist to the Fourth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving from 1795 to 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 .