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 JONATHAN ANDREWS 
(1734 - 1784)
 ABIJAH FOSTER 
(1760 - 1860)
 JACOB FOSTER
(d. 1824)
 JONATHAN ANDREWS JR
(1756 - 1826)
 BENEN FOSTER 
(1760 - 1843)
 JOHN FOSTER 
(1754 - 1842)
 JOSEPH ANDREWS 
(1729 - 1806)
 COL. BENJAMIN FOSTER
( 1726 - 1818)
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 THOMAS BURNHAM 
(1732  - 1820)
 BENJAMIN FOSTER
(1754 - 1835)
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JONATHAN ANDREWS   (John, Joseph, John) b. 14 Jul1734 Chebacco Parrish, MA d. 1784 Chebacco Parrish. Served in the Lexington Alarm as a Private in Capt Jonathan Cogswell Jr. Company.  Uncle of Jonathan Andrews Jr. below.
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JONATHAN ANDREWS JR  (John, John, Joseph, John) b.18 Dec 1756 Ipswich, Essex, MA d. 21 Nov 1826 Pleasant Ridge, M, buried in Groveville-Highland Cemetery, Bingham, ME.  Married Mary Burnham. Served in 1775 in Capt Jonathan Cogswell jr Company & in 1778 in Capt David Lows Company; Col Cogswell's Mass Regiment.
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JOSEPH ANDREWS  (Joseph, Joseph, John) b. 25 Sep 1729 Ipswich, Essex, MA d. 15 apr 1806 Ipswich, Essex, MA. Married Rachel Burnham. Private in Captain Jonathan Cogswell Company in Lexington Alarm and Capt John Doge's Copmany; Col John Gerrish Regiment.  First Cousin once removed of Jonathan Andrews Jr and First Cousin to Jonathan Andrews  DAR Lineage Book Vol 102 pg 237(DAR# 101787); Vol 115 pg 296(DAR# 114939); Vol 128 pg 139(DAR# 127424)

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THOMAS BURNHAM  (Father-in-law to Jonathan Andrews JR.)1732-1820 born & died in Ipswich, Essex, MA. Married Mary Howes. Served in Lexington Alarm as Cpatian of a company of volunteers.
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ABIJAH FOSTER  ( Benjamin, Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Reginald) b. abt. 1760 d.13 Oct.1860 Machias Me,buried in the"Old Burrying Ground". His age at death 63 years and resided in East Machias, ME.Revolutionary was service: member of Capt. Smith's Company 1775 Mass.   Son of Col. Benjamin Foster below.  SAR reference code :OS-42; 5:112-3

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BENEN FOSTER   ( Isiaiah, Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Reginald) b. 14 Nov. 1760 Scarborough, York County, Maine  d.  24 Oct. 1843 Wakefield, Carlton County, New Brunswick, Canada.Revolutionary  War Service  Private & Volunteer;  assisted his Uncle Col. Benjamin Foster capture the H.M.S. Margaritta   SAR ref. code IS-35;45     (Link to Pension Image) RETURN


COL. BENJAMIN FOSTER  (Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Reginald) b. 26 Jun 1726 (bapt. 1728 Greenland NH) d. 4 Jul 1818 Machias, ME  was in the war with Canada serving under Gen Abercrombe. with Sir William Pepperell at Louisburg surrender (1745.)on his 19th birthday & he was raised to COl.  One of he leaders in the band of Patriots that captured the British armed cutter MARGARETTA, Machias Bay 12 Jun 1775 "Recieved the thanks of the Provincial Congress 1775 for aiding the capture of Sloops belonging to the enemy " DAR Lineage Book vol 86 p.96-7  (DAR 113707) RETURN


BENJAMIN FOSTER  ( Benjamin, Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Reginald) b. 1754 Attleboro, MA  d. 10 Nov 1835 Mercer County PA.    " Benjamin Foster (1754-1835) service: 1776-80 private, corporal and sargent under Capt Jerthmel Powers, Thomas Sawyer & Abraham Salisbury; Col.'s Thomas Lee and Seth Warner, Vermont Troops. 1832 he applied for pension  from Essex County NY and was allowed. Son of Col Benjamin Foster above.  DAR lineage Book vol.98 p.14

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JACOB FOSTER  ( Benjamin, Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Reginald) b.Scarborough ME  d. 25 Feb 1824 Trenton, MA  Occupation Gunmaker.  He and his brother John went to Massachusetts where they engaged in the gunsmithing trade.  He appears to have been living in Trenton in 1791, NW side of Jordan River where he married his first wife.  He was a selectman of the town that year.  Revolutionary  War Service:  Gunmaker for the Continental Army 1776.  He resided in Bridgewater for a time.  SAR reference code; OS-42, 5:114  RETURN


JOHN FOSTER  (Benjamin, Benjamin, Benjamin, Isaac, Reginald)  b. 1754 Scarborogh ME  d. 1842 East Machias, ME. Went to Bridgewater Mass with his brother Jacob. Resided there in 177.  Revolutionary War Service - Gunmaker for Contenental Army 1776;  See entry above for brother Jacob.  Son of Col. Benjamin Foster  above.
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