Esther Green

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

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Chester Converse
1755–1815
Esther Green
1756–1815
Hezekiah Converse
1784–1830
Welcome Converse
1787–1855
Sherman Converse
1790–1873

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Children

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Parents and Siblings

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+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1776
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

English: either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or was young or immature, 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). This is one of the most common and widespread of English surnames. In North America it has assimilated cognates from other languages, notably German Grün (see Gruen ) and Dutch Groen ; compare 7 below. This surname is also very common among African Americans.English: alternatively, from a Middle English personal name Grene.Irish: adopted for Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’, a personal name from a pet form of uaine ‘green’, see Honan .

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

Possible Related Names

Greenman
Greening
Gruen
Greene

Sources (10)

  • Esther in entry for Welcome Convers, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Esther in entry for Welcome Converse, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Esther Green, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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