Francis Esmay

2 April 1782–7 January 1867 (Age 84)
Schoharie, New York, United States

The Life of Francis

When Francis Esmay was born on 2 April 1782, in Schoharie, New York, United States, his father, Lieut. Thomas Ismay, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Parmentier, was 30. He married Mary Vanderwerken on 25 February 1803. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Marathon, Cortland, New York, United States in 1850. He died on 7 January 1867, in Sabula, Jackson, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Francis Esmay
Mary Vanderwerken
Marriage: 25 February 1803
Jacobus "James" Esmay
Thomas F. Esmay
Catherine Esmay
Elizabeth Esmay
Adam Esmay
Peter Esmay
Harriet Esmay
William Esmay

Spouse and Children

25 February 1803


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 15

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 26

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Ismay, from a medieval female personal name of uncertain origin.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Francis Esney, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Francis Esmay, "United States Census, 1860"

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