When Esther Chatfield was born on 9 March 1724, in Killingworth, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Chatfield, I, was 29 and her mother, Abigail Arnold, was 22. She married Gideon Kelsey on 18 April 1744, in Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 15 October 1817, in Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 93.
English (East Anglia): habitational name from Chatfields in Sussex, which is named with the Old English personal name Ceatta (probably a variant of Catta) + Old English feld ‘open country’.