The oldest known member of the Foster family is Andrew Foster, who was born ca 1579 in England and died in 1685 in Andover MA at age 106. Savage's Genealogical Dictionary of New England,Vol.11 and
Anne Foster, Andrew's widow, was accused of witchcraft in the late spring or early summer of 1692,m according to History of Andover MA She was examined four times in the summer of 1692, and readily agreed to whatever her accusers asked her to say, except for one thing: she refused to denounce her daughter, Mary Lacey, and her granddaughter. For this she was condemned, but she died in jail before the sentence could be carried out. Go to the link for a partial transcript of her testimony.
This researcher has focused upon the descendents through these sons and grandsons of Andrew Foster: Andrew > Abraham >Isaac > William. There are data on two of William's sons, Andrew and Eliab, and their descendants.
Additional information on the children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren will be added as they are found. For more information on these generations, please go to Ruedger, Foster, and Related Families at WorldConnect.