12 February 1820–20 July 1906 (Age 86)
Chester, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
When Esther Maria Atwater was born on 12 February 1820, in Chester, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, Aaron Atwater, was 26 and her mother, Betsey Atsom, was 25. She married Norris Gridley on 21 October 1840, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 20 July 1906, in Guilford, Chenango, New York, United States, at the age of 86.