Esther Dagett

Brief Life History of Esther

When Esther Dagett was born on 12 November 1762, in Charlotte, New York, United States, her father, Mayhew Daggett, was 33 and her mother, Esther Atwater, was 26. She married Parker Reynolds in 1775, in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died after 1790, in Elizabethtown, Elizabethtown, Essex, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Parker Reynolds
1755–1823
Esther Dagett
1762–1790
Marriage: 1775
Lydia Reynolds
1778–1779
Esther Reynolds
1780–1872
John Parker Reynolds
1782–1858
Werden Peter Reynolds
1789–1868
Linus Junius Reynolds
1790–1838

Sources (2)

  • Esther in entry for Esther Reynolds Warren, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Lydia in entry for Werden P. Reynolds, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

World Events (6)

1772

Historical Boundaries 1772: Charlotte, New York Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Charlotte, New York, United States

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): perhaps from an Old French personal name Daguet, a pet form of ancient Germanic Dago. Alternatively, from Old French daguet, a diminutive of dague ‘dagger’, for one who wore or threatened to use a dagger. Compare Dagg and Dagger .

History: John Daggett came from England to Watertown, MA, in 1630, and moved to Rehoboth, MA, in 1646. He was one of the original proprietors of Martha's Vineyard in 1642 and by 1651 had settled there permanently.

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

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