Esther Sprecher

1740–14 January 1827 (Age 87)
Rowan, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Esther

When Esther Sprecher was born in 1740, in Rowan, North Carolina, British Colonial America, her father, Johann George Spraker, was 30 and her mother, Cathrina, was 30. She died on 14 January 1827, at the age of 87.

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Jacob Groseclose
Esther Sprecher

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    Jacob Groseclose



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    Johann George Spraker






World Events (2)

1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 27

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 34

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of German and Middle High German sprechen ‘to speak’, an occupational name for a poet, a reciter, or a public announcer.

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

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