Esther Converse

1688–1703 (Age 15)
Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Converse was born on 3 October 1688, in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Josiah Converse, was 27 and her mother, Ruth Marshall, was 26. She died on 7 November 1703, in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 15, and was buried in Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Converse
1661–1717
Ruth Marshall
1662–1737
Ruth Converse
1686–1758
Mary Converse
1688–1783
Esther Converse
1688–1703
Josiah Converse
1691–1693
Timothy Converse
1693–1693
Rebecca Converse
1694–1737
Josiah Converse
1696–1697
Keziah Converse
1699–1742
Josiah Converse
1704–1774

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Name Meaning

English: from Middle English, Old French convers ‘convert’ (Latin conversus, past participle of convertere ‘to turn’), hence a nickname for a Jew converted to Christianity, or more often an occupational name for someone converted to the religious way of life, a lay member of a convent.

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

Sources (3)

  • Esther Convers, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Hesther Convers, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Hester Convers, "Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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