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Lillian Gish

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Lillian Gish

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    James Foster

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    • 5th Great-grandfather of Lillian Gish — 8th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 242 
    • Birth Date:
    • 13 Apr 1651 
    • Birth Location:
    • Dorchester (now Boston), Suffolk, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 4 Oct 1732 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Dorchester North Burying Ground, Dorchester (now Boston), Suffolk, Massachusetts 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 7 Oct 1680 
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    • Spouse:
    • Mary Capen
    • Marriage Date:
    • 22 Sep 1674
    • Marriage Location:
    • Dorchester (now Boston), Suffolk, Massachusetts

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  • Sources for James Foster

    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase) , New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008) , Dorchester, Vol. 1, p. 16, Birth record for daughter Silence Foster.
    • 4 Hayden, Rev. Charles Albert and Jessie Hale Tuttle , The Capen Family: Descendants of Bernard Capen of Dorchester, Mass. , Minneapolis, Minnesota: Augsburg Publishing House (1929) , 16, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 5 Leach, Josiah Granville , Memoranda Relating to the Ancestry and Family of Hon. Levi Parsons Morton, Vice-President o f the United States , Cambridge, Massachusetts: unknown (1894) , 150-152, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).