Hannah Foster

16 July 1668–29 June 1740 (Age 71)
Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Foster was born on 16 July 1668, in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Andrew Foster, was 30 and her mother, Mary Russ, was 25. She married Thomas Austin on 15 September 1690, in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 29 June 1740, in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Austin
1671–1712
Hannah Foster
1668–1740
Marriage: 15 September 1690
Thomas Austin II
1692–1756
Benjamin Austin
1694–1749
John Austin
1696–1764
Mary Austin
1698–1776
Daniel Austin
1698–1773
Abigail Austin
1700–1805
Nathan Austin
1701–
Abiel Austin
1703–1791
Hannah Austin
1704–1805
Abigail Austin
1704–
Zebediah Austin
1706–1773

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 September 1690
Andover, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

Name Meaning

1 English: reduced form of Forster .2 English: nickname from Middle English foster ‘foster parent’ (Old English fōstre, a derivative of fōstrian ‘to nourish or rear’).3 Jewish: probably an Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish surnames, such as Forster .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Hendrick, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Hannah Austin, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Hannah Bradley, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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