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Reginald Foster

Male 1595 - 1681  (86 years)


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  • Name Reginald Foster 
    Born 1595  Exeter, Devonshire, England, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 May 1681  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, American Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~chute/gp8505.htm#head2

      Reginald Foster, Judith Wignol Foster and Sarah (White) Martin Foster:
      Reginald Foster is the "Lionel Chewte" of the Foster family - the first immigrant from which many United States Fosters claim descent. According to William Edward Chute: "Reginald Foster, b. about 1595; is reported to have come from Exeter, Devon, England with his wife Judith, 5 sons and 2 daughters, and settled in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, 1638. He lived near the "East Bridge", which stood where the stone bridge is now."
      "Frederick Clifton Pierce of Chicago, in his genealogy of the American Fosters, states that Reginald Foster was born in Brunton (others say Exeter), England about 1595, and was a descendant of an ancient and respectable family of that section, which was identified with those families in the northern counties of England, which were known by the name of Forster, and had distinguished themselves in their successful achievements against the Scottish foes, and are mentioned in the "Lay of the Last Minstrel" and "Marmion." Source: http://home.san.rr.com/breid/foster.htm
      There is some discrepancy regarding the number of wives Reginald had: the birthdate of eldest daughter Mary (1618) would suggest a first wife (name unknown) who preceded Judith Wignol whom he married in Great Britain on 28 SEP 1619. Savage, in his coverage of Reginald Foster speculated that the last three Foster children, born to Sarah (White) Martin, may have actually been the children of Reginald's youngest son, also named Reginald, but then discounted his own theory. This is a puzzle we'll leave to the Fosters to solve.

      «b»Record Type:«/b» Individual Record
      «b»Individual:«/b» Reginald Foster
      «b»AFN:«/b» 94SK-RC (Pedigree Resource File Compact Disc #3)
      «b»Researcher:«/b» Mark Harston, Eureka, Illinois
      «b»Source Message:«/b» "The Pedigree Resource File is a new lineage linked database of records available on compact disc containing family history records submitted by individuals through FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service. Family information is organized in family groups and pedigrees and includes submitted notes and sources. Many charts and reports can be printed from this data. Each disc contains about 1.1 million names. With the publication of every five discs, a master index for those discs will be published and packaged with that set of discs. With the publication of every 25 discs, a master index for those discs will also be published and packaged with that volume of discs. Discs may be purchased as sets or volumes."
      «b»This Source Has Been Cited for:«/b» «u»Reginald Foster «/u», Judith Wignol Foster and Sarah (White) Martin Foster.
      «b»GROUP NO:«/b» Chute Family Records/GP8505-2

      «b»Record Type:«/b» Individual Record
      «b»Individual:«/b» Reginald Foster
      «b»AFN:«/b» 94SK-RC (Pedigree Resource File Compact Disc #3)
      «b»Researcher:«/b» Mark Harston, Eureka, Illinois
      «b»Source Message:«/b» "The Pedigree Resource File is a new lineage linked database of records available on compact disc containing family history records submitted by individuals through FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service. Family information is organized in family groups and pedigrees and includes submitted notes and sources. Many charts and reports can be printed from this data. Each disc contains about 1.1 million names. With the publication of every five discs, a master index for those discs will be published and packaged with that set of discs. With the publication of every 25 discs, a master index for those discs will also be published and packaged with that volume of discs. Discs may be purchased as sets or volumes."
      «b»This Source Has Been Cited for:«/b» «u»Reginald Foster «/u», Judith Wignol Foster and Sarah (White) Martin Foster.
      «b»GROUP NO:«/b» Chute Family Records/GP8505-2
      «b»Record Type:«/b» Chute Family History/Book
      «b»Title:«/b» «i»A Genealogy and History of the Chute Family in America: With Some Account of the Family in Great Britain and Ireland, with an Account of Forty Allied Families Gathered from the Most Authentic Sources«/i»
      «b»Author:«/b» William Edward Chute
      «b»Published:«/b» Salem, Massachusetts, 1894
      «b»Comments:«/b» Copy originally owned by George Maynard Chute, nephew of William Edward Chute with his signature on the flyleaf; handwritten notes in margins; passed to George Maynard Chute, Jr. who published an updated addendum to this work in 1968; passed to George Maynard Chute, III; passed to Jacqueline Irene Chute.
      «b»Location:«/b» Privately held
    Person ID I49106  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2013 

    Father Thomas Foster,   b. 1555, Gisburn, Yorkshire, England, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1648, Brunston Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Carr,   b. 1559, Gisburn, Yorkshire, England, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 22 Jan 1580  Gisburn, Yorkshire, England, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F551612297  Group Sheet

    Family Judith Wignol,   b. 1587, Exeter, Devonshire, England, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1664  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1619  Theydon Garnon, Exeter, Devonshire, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Isaac Foster,   b. 1630, Exeter, Devonshire, England, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1691, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, American Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Mary Foster,   b. 1618, Exeter, Devonshire, England, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1705, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Sarah Foster,   b. 1620, Exeter, Devonshire, England, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Abram Foster,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F551612296  Group Sheet