When Esther Munson was born in October 1843, in Great Bend, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Bennagah Munson, was 38 and her mother, Almena Winters, was 29. She married Andrew S Leonard on 9 January 1862, in Webster City, Hamilton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Webster City, Hamilton, Iowa, United States in 1870 and Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died after 1900, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
English (mainly Essex): patronymic from the personal name Mund , meaning ‘son of Mund’. See also Munn .
Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Monsen . Compare Munsen .
Altered form of Monson 1, a surname of Swedish origin.