Esther Wilmarth

25 October 1740–2 March 1831 (Age 90)
Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Wilmarth was born on 25 October 1740, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas Wilmarth III, was 65 and her mother, Rebecca Mason, was 30. She married Jonathan Williams on 1 September 1768, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. She died on 2 March 1831, in Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Douglas, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Jonathan Williams
1741–1803
Esther Wilmarth
1740–1831
Marriage: 1 September 1768
Samuel Williams
1769–
Col. Jonathan Williams Jr.
1772–1853
Thaddeus Williams
1774–1852
Amos Williams
1776–1847
John Nason Williams
1780–1825
Capt. Jesse Williams
1784–1871

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 September 1768
Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
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World Events (6)

1776

Age 36

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 36

"At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 47

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

Variant of English Wilmot .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ester Willmarth, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Eslen Willmoth, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Esther Whitmarck, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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