Esther Sessions

1763–29 July 1843 (Age 80)
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Esther

When Esther Sessions was born in 1763, her father, Joseph Sessions Jr., was 29 and her mother, Esther Parrish, was 25. She had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Azariah Sawyer. She registered for military service in 1836. She died on 29 July 1843, at the age of 80, and was buried in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Azariah Sawyer
Esther Sessions
Keturah Sawyer
Sanford Sawyer
Mira Sawyer
Angelina Sawyer
Ardeen Sawyer
Ardan Sawyer
Seymor Sawyer
Harriet Sawyer
Joseph Sawyer

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World Events (8)

Age 13
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
Age 18
The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 23
Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire): of Norman origin, a habitational name from Soissons (Aisne, northern France), named for the Gaulish tribe who once inhabited the area, and whose name is recorded in Latin documents in the form Suessiones, of uncertain derivation.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Esther Sessions, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Esther Sawyer, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Esther Sawyer, "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872"

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