Esther Marsh

1746–15 January 1818 (Age 72)
Union Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Esther

When Esther Marsh was born in 1746, in Union Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, her father, Charles Marsh, was 36 and her mother, Esther Cutter, was 27. She married James Clark in 1766. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 15 January 1818, in Scotch Plains Township, Union, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Scotch Plains Township, Union, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Clark
1745–1794
Esther Marsh
1746–1818
Marriage: 1766
Samuel Clark
1768–1854
Rachel Clark
1772–1772
Phoebe Clark
1773–1856
Sarah Clark
1777–1842

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1766
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1775
    Age 29
    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
    1776
    Age 30
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1783 · A Free America
    Age 37
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mersch (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places called with this word, for example in Yorkshire, Shropshire and Buckinghamshire.Americanized form of German Marsch .Americanized form of Slovenian Marš: unexplained. Compare Mars 7.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Marsch
    Mash
    Masch

    Sources (12)

    • Esther Marsh Clark, "Find A Grave Index"
    • 1817 Will of Esther Clark, proved 1818: New Jersey, Probate Records, 1678-1980; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-29822-17334-44
    • New Jersey, U.S., Abstract of Wills, 1670-1817

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