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Charles Foster

Male 1781 - 1870  (89 years)


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  • Name Charles Foster 
    Born 21 February 1781  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 August 1870  South Scituate (Norwell), MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1820 Federal Census. Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
      Roll 50, page 274
      Familey of Charles Foster
      1 male under 10 [Charles Jr, 7]
      1 male 26-44 [Charles, 39]
      1 female under 10 [?]
      1 female 26-44 [Eunice, 36]

      1830 Federal Census. Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
      Roll 64, page 176
      Family of Charles Foster
      1 male 5-9 [Walter, 7]
      1 male 15-19 [Charles Jr, 17]
      1 male 40-49 [Charles, 49]
      1 female 15-19 [?]
      1 female 40-49 [Eunice, 46]
      Neighbors on the census: Laben Souther, John Merett, Elijah Cudworth, [this] Charles Foster, [Charles’ brother] Walter Foster, George Torry, Hannah Sylvester.

      1840 Federal Census. Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
      Roll 195, page 243
      Family of Charles Foster
      1 white male 15-19 [Walter, 17]
      1 white male 20-29 [Charles Jr, 27]
      1 white male 50-59 [Charles, 59]
      1 white female 50-59 [Eunice, 56]
      1 free colored female 36-54

      1850 Federal Census. South Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
      Roll 332, page 81A
      Charles Foster 69, mariner, $1500 real estate.
      Eunice Foster, 66
      Walter Foster, 27
      Ruth B. Foster, 27
      Charles A. Foster, 1
      All were born in Massachusetts.

      In 1860 Charles was living with his son Walter’s family in Scituate.

      1870 Federal Census. South Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
      Roll 639, page 766A
      Post Office South Marshfield
      Charles Foster, 89, ship carpenter, $200 personal estte
      Ruth P. Foster, 50, keeping house
      Charles A. Foster, 20, shoemaker
      Mary L. Foster, 16, at home
      All were born in Massachusetts.
    Person ID I6254  Schirado
    Last Modified 6 May 2013 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Grace Barstow,   b. 27 May 1748, Hanover, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 December 1834, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 19 October 1769  First Congegational Church of Hanover Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID F2262  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Eunice Ruggles,   b. 20 September 1783, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 March 1854, South Scituate (Norwell), MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 28 October 1810  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Charles Thomas Foster,   b. 22 February 1813, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Eunice Foster,   b. 9 February 1817, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 February 1817, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Walter Foster,   b. 31 July 1823, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 October 1864  (Age 41 years)
    Family ID F99  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

    2. [S706] L. Vernon Briggs, (Boston: W. Spooner, 1895).


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