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Dea. Elisha Foster

Male 1708 - 1771  (62 years)


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  • Name Elisha Foster 
    Prefix Dea. 
    Born 28 May 1708  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 April 1771  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Second Church Cemetery, Norwell Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • “Dea. Elisha married Temperance Freeman of Harwich, 1739. Children, John born 1740, Bathshua 1742, Elisha 1745 , Temperance 1747, wife of Dea. Francis Cushing, who removed to Maine: Sarah 1749, first wife of Dea. Elisha James: Mary 175 2, wife of Elijah Turner, Esq.: Ruth 1754, wife of Nathaniel Chittenden, and second wife of Dea. Elisha James.”

      Elisha, of the French and Indian War, resided in the old Foster house built by Dea. Hatherly in 1697/98. One of the original windows of this house is [1936] preserved in the Kent Memorial house at Norwell Village. [2, 3]
    Person ID I3157  Schirado
    Last Modified 18 March 2000 

    Father Dea. Hatherly Foster,   b. 22 September 1671, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 July 1751, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Bathsheba Turner,   b. 30 December 1679, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 March 1744, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 1 December 1698  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • “Hatherly ffoster & Bathshua his wife were Married the 1st of December, 1698”
    Family ID F2265  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Temperance Freeman,   b. about 1715, Harwich, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 July 1777, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 26 October 1738  Harwich, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. John Foster,   b. 25 March 1740, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. December 1815, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Bathsheba Foster,   b. 13 January 1742, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Elisha Foster,   b. 28 April 1745, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 July 1827, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +4. Temperance Foster,   b. 25 March 1747, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1781, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     5. Sarah Foster,   b. 31 March 1749, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 August 1802, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    +6. Mary Foster,   b. 2 December 1750, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 January 1839, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     7. Ruth Foster,   b. 12 January 1754, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 March 1837, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Family ID F2264  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] (NEHGS, Boston, 1909).

    2. [S6] Samuel Deane, (Loring, Boston, 1831).

    3. [S3] L. Vernon Briggs, (1938).

    4. [S63] Scituate Births, marriages, and deaths, transcribed by George Ernest Bowman.


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