Esther Graves

Female1 April 1793–2 April 1881

Brief Life History of Esther

When Esther Graves was born on 1 April 1793, in Washington, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, her father, William Graves, was 36 and her mother, Lucy Wheeler, was 28. She married Ebenezer Spaulding about 1813, in Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 2 April 1881, in Sutton, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Spaulding
Esther Graves
Marriage: about 1813
Chester Spaulding
Sarah A. Spaulding
Louisa Spaulding
Roswell Edward Spaulding
Harriet Newell Spaulding

Sources (14)

  • Ester Spaulding, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Esther Graves, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Esther Graves, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1813Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (7)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

    Age 15

    In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 26

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (northern and eastern England): variant of Grave , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    English: alternatively, a variant of Greaves or Grieves .

    Altered form of German Greff , with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames.

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

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