James Spader

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James Spader

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    Edward Jacob Forster

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    • 5th Generation — 2nd Great-grandfather of James Spader
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 30 
    • Birth Date:
    • 9 Jul 1846 
    • Birth Location:
    • Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 15 May 1896 
    • Death Location:
    • onboard the steamer Puritan of the Fall River line, New York, New York 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 5 Sep 1871 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Charlestown (now Boston), Suffolk, Massachusetts 

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  • Sources for Edward Jacob Forster

    • 1 Boston Post (Boston, Massachusetts), 16 MAY 1896, pp. 1, 6, Obituary for Dr. Edward Jacob Forster, Newspapers.com (Digital Library), www.newspapers.com.
    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Cambridge, Vol. 1, p. 261, Birth record for Edward Jacob Forster.
    • 5 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1872, Vol. 26, p. 102, Marriage announcement for Edward Jacob Forster and Anita Damon Lyon.
    • 6 Forster, Edward Jacob, M.D., The Pedigree and Descendants of Jacob Forster, Sen. of Charlestown, Mass., Charlestown: C.S. Wason and Co. (1870), 14, 25, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 7 Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, Descendants of the Reverend Francis Higginson: First Teacher in the Massachusetts Bay Colony of . . ., Unknown: Privately printed (1910), 37, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 8 Thompson, Rev. Leander, Memorial of James Thompson, of Charlestown, Mass., 1630-1642, and Woburn, Mass., 1642-1682; and Eight Generations . . ., Boston: Press of L. Barta and Co. (1887), 113, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 9 Vose, Ellen F, comp., Robert Vose and His Descendants, Boston, Mass.: Privately Printed (1932), 213, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

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