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iconnumber posted 07-02-2009 12:38 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for bascall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thomas Foster is listed in the 1850 U S Federal Census for Newburyport, Massachusetts as a jeweller and silversmith along with his twenty-two year old son Thomas W who is listed as a jeweller.
Thomas is also listed as a silversmith in the 1860 U S Federal Census for Newburyport, Massachusetts.

There is a Thomas Wells Foster who was born to Thomas and Sally Hoyt Foster on 13 April 1828.

Thomas W Foster is listed in the household of a James S Perkins in the 1860 U S Federal Census for Newburyport, Massachusetts with the occupation jeweler. By all appearances Thomas W is living with his wife Lydia in her parents home.

Thomas W Foster age 33 a resident of Newburyport, Massachusetts whose occupation was jeweller entered the service on 21 July 1861. At this time he was commissioned a 1st Lieutenant in Company A, Massachusetts 17th Infantry Regiement. Thomas W was mustered out on 8 January 1862.

Nathaniel Foster is listed as a watchmaker in the 1850, '60 & '80 (retired crockery in 1870) U S Federal Census's for Newburyport, Massachusetts.

N & T Foster are listed in the Newburyport Directory as dealers in watches and jewelry from 1850 to about 1866, dealers in watches jewelry and crockery in 1869, and dealers in watches and crockery from 1871 to 1886-7 all at 26 State.

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