Esther Hawkins

1811–7 October 1878 (Age 67)
Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Esther

Esther Hawkins was born in 1811, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Samuel Hawkins. She married William Barter in 1834, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Emborough, Somerset, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Wisconsin, United States in 1870. She died on 7 October 1878, in Pleasant Prairie, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Barter
1811–1878
Esther Hawkins
1811–1878
Marriage: 1834
John Barter
1834–1906
Elizabeth Barter
1836–1905
William Barter
1838–1894
Frederick Barter
1840–1927
Thomas Barter
1842–1887
Mary Ann Barter
1844–
Ellen Elizabeth Barter
1847–1937
Albert Barter
1852–1922
Henry Barter
1853–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1834
Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    John Barter

    Male1834–1906Male

    Elizabeth Barter

    Female1836–1905Female

    William Barter

    Male1838–1894Male

    Frederick Barter

    Male1840–1927Male

    Thomas Barter

    Male1842–1887Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Hawkins

    Male1796–Male

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1812

Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1815

Age 4

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 19

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Hawkin, a diminutive of Hawk 1 with the Anglo-Norman French hypocoristic suffix -in.2 English: in the case of one family (see note below), this is a variant of Hawkinge, a habitational name from a place in Kent, so called from Old English Hafocing ‘hawk place’.3 Irish: sometimes used as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó hEacháin ( see Haughn ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hester Barter in household of W Barter, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Hester Barter in household of William Barter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Esther Barber in household of Wm Barber, "United States Census, 1860"

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