Married by 1738. Wife: daughter of Samuel & Annie (CARTER)[S.64/NH DEEDS 110:64]
20 February 1738 - borrowed 560 Lb. from John Frost, a Portsmouth Innkeeper (and paid him back in full)[s36]
He used 450lb. to buy a house in Newcastle from Ann Frost (widow of Samuel Frost, daughter of Edward Cater [a Newcastle shipwright, innkeeper and constable (1687) who died before May 1691. His father drowned years earlier). [s36]
05 May 1741 - Foster mortgages the house & land above to William Simpson of Portsmouth, a shopkeeper. The mortgage is discharged 20 June 1746.[s36]
10 May 1753 - "Foster TREFETHEN of Portmouth" sells the land to John Crown.
Fosters wife also signed this document. Samuel Frost was a witness.
He continued buying & selling property into 1775. In '69 he sold therights to the original grants under the Protectworth Charter (received 11 days earlier); as well as land granted in Trecothick. In '71 he sold his share of land granted in '68 in Saville (now Sunapee, NH)[s36]
Died in Portsmouth of 'P. Bleeding.' (S36 suggests this is 'Persistent Bleeding'). His children received 10 shillings (each?) in his father's will.
In 1778 his widow Margaret Frost mentions her "late hond father", Samuel Frost, in RCD 110:164[s129 via 147]
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