Histories of the Martin, Wilson, Bloom, & Ahola Families

Foster, Isaac (Isaack)

Male 1630 - 1691  (61 years)


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  • Name Foster, Isaac (Isaack) 
    • Named by Reginald in his will as his son. Many records show his name spelled Isaack, but he signed his will Isaac.
    Born 1630  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1638  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Accompanied his parents from England. 
    Miscellaneous Sep 1671  Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Isaack Foster was among nine men made Freemen. All but Isaack and one other took the oath.  
    Will Abt 1691  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Much of the right side of the will is missing. The will is either undated or the date is on a missing part of the page. Isaac said he is about 62 years old. His signature is feeble but legible.
    Isaac names his wife Martha and sons Jacob, Daniel and Eleazar. He named Jacob and Daniel "my oldest sons". Isaac bequeathed 20£ to each of his daughters but did not name them.
    Witnesses: John Pabody Junior and and ? Dorman senior.
    An image of the will is under documents, below.  
    Died 8 Feb 1691  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I2391  Martin-Bloom
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2019 

    Father Foster (Forster), Reginald,   b. England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Judith,   b. England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1664, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F837  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jackson, Mary,   d. 27 Nov 1677, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 5 May 1658  Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Foster, Jonathan,   b. 9 Jan 1658/9, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1661, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Foster, Mehitable,   b. 19 Sep 1660, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1660/1, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Foster, Jacob,   b. 9 Feb 1662/3, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Foster, Benjamin,   b. Jun 1665, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1700, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     5. Foster, Mary,   b. 26 Jun 1669, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Foster, Daniel,   b. 14 Nov 1670, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Foster, Martha,   b. 1 Aug 1672, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Foster, Ruth,   b. 20 Feb 1673/4, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Foster, Prudence,   b. 23 May 1675, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Foster, Hannah,   b. 24 Oct 1676, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F835  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Downing (Downeing), Hannah 
    Married 25 Nov 1678  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Hale, Martha 
    Married 16 Mar 1679/80  Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Foster, Eleazer,   b. Apr 1684
     2. Foster, Sarah,   b. 19 Mar 1687
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F836  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Accompanied his parents from England. - 1638 - Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 May 1658 - Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Nov 1678 - Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Mar 1679/80 - Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - Much of the right side of the will is missing. The will is either undated or the date is on a missing part of the page. Isaac said he is about 62 years old. His signature is feeble but legible. Isaac names his wife Martha and sons Jacob, Daniel and Eleazar. He named Jacob and Daniel "my oldest sons". Isaac bequeathed 20£ to each of his daughters but did not name them. Witnesses: John Pabody Junior and and ? Dorman senior. An image of the will is under documents, below. - Abt 1691 - Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Feb 1691 - Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Isaac Fosters Will about 1691
    Isaac Fosters Will about 1691
    Much of the right side of the will is missing. The will is either undated, or the date is on a missing part of the page. Isaac said he is about 62 years old. His signature is feeble but legible.
    Isaac names his wife Martha and sons Jacob, Daniel and Eleazar. He named Jacob and Daniel "my oldest sons". Isaac bequeathed 20£ to each of his daughters but did not name them.
    Witnesses: John Pabody Junior and and ? Dorman senior.
    This image can be found on ancestry.com at this link.

  • Sources 
    1. [S297] Foster (Forster) Genealogy, Edward Jacob Forster, (Publ. 1876, Reprinted from the Historical and Genealogical Register. ), 929.2 F757., p. 4.

    2. [S297] Foster (Forster) Genealogy, Edward Jacob Forster, (Publ. 1876, Reprinted from the Historical and Genealogical Register. ), 929.2 F757., pp. 3-4.

    3. [S285] Records of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts, Essex County, (Essex Institute, Salem, 1911), 974.45 E786., Vol. 1-9.

    4. [S300] Massachusetts Wills and Probate Records, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Essex County Probate Records, Foster, E-Foster, I, 1828-1991 (img 136 of 188), https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/9069/004481759_00001?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=Return#?imageId=004481759_00136.

    5. [S271] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Ipswich Deaths, p. 558, (img 964 of 1179) https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/10103/dvm_PrimSrc000094-00051-0?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=Return#?imageId=dvm_PrimSrc000094-00483-0.
      Foster, Isaac sr. Feb 8, 1691

    6. [S271] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Ipswich Church Records, with Births, Marriages, and Deaths, p. 50 (img 59 of 180) https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2495/40369_272008__0044-00000?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=Return#?imageId=40369_272008__0045-00058.
      Isaack Foster and Hannah Downeing was maryed 20 of Novemb: 1678

    7. [S271] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Ipswich Church Records, with Births, Marriages, and Deaths, p. 50 (img 59 of 180) https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2495/40369_272008__0044-00000?backurl=&ssrc=&backlabel=Return#?imageId=40369_272008__0045-00058.
      Isaac Foster & Martha Hale was maryed 16 of March 1679