Esther Marsh

Female1746–15 January 1818

Brief Life History of Esther

When Esther Marsh was born in 1746, in Union, 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, Union, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Scotch Plains, Union, New Jersey, United States.

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James Clark
Esther Marsh
Marriage: 1766
Samuel Clark
Rachel Clark
Phoebe Clark
Sarah Clark

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
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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    World Events (6)


    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."


    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.

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