Esther Green

20 September 1756–4 April 1815 (Age 58)
Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Green was born on 20 September 1756, in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Capt. Hezekiah Green, was 22 and her mother, Alice Leavens, was 24. She had at least 3 sons with Chester Converse. She died on 4 April 1815, at the age of 58, and was buried in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Chester Converse
Esther Green
Hezekiah Converse
Welcome Converse
Sherman Converse

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World Events (6)


Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 25

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 31

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

1 English: one of the most common and widespread of English surnames, either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green, Middle English grene (a transferred use of the color term). In North America this name has no doubt assimilated cognates from other European languages, notably German Grün ( see Gruen ).2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of German Grün or Yiddish Grin, Ashkenazic ornamental names meaning ‘green’ or a short form of any of the numerous compounds with this element.3 Irish: translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’. See also Fahey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Esther Green, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Esther in entry for Welcome Converse, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Esther in entry for Welcome Converse, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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