Ester Dozier

Brief Life History of Ester

When Ester Dozier was born in 1810, in Hughart, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States, her father, Henry Dozier, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Hedrick, was 39. She had at least 1 daughter with Frank Paul Holzapfel. She lived in Greenbrier Parish, Greenbrier, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died about 1883, at the age of 74.

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Frank Paul Holzapfel
Ester Dozier
Louise Barbara Holzapfel

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  • Esther Dozier, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Altered form of French Dauge or Daugé or perhaps of some other similar surname. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

Variant of Doshier , a surname of German origin.

In some cases possibly also French: from Old French osier ‘osier, willow’, with fused preposition d(e) ‘from’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived near a plantation of willows.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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