Esther Mary Belden

Brief Life History of Esther Mary

When Esther Mary Belden was born on 16 December 1768, in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Azor Belden, was 45 and her mother, Mary Dimon, was 45. She married Levi Taylor on 16 October 1824, in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 July 1826, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Saint Matthews Parish Cemetery, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Taylor
1764–1853
Esther Mary Belden
1768–1826
Marriage: 16 October 1824
Beldon Taylor
1798–1865
Almira Taylor
1804–1890
John Seymour Taylor
1806–1883
William Henry Taylor
1810–1863

Sources (9)

  • Ester Taylor, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"
  • Esther Mary Beldin, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ester Taylor, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"

World Events (8)

1776

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

1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

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.

1784

Post office est. July 5, 1784

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): either a habitational name from Beldon Hill in Manningham, Yorkshire, or a variant of Baildon, a habitational name from Baildon, Yorkshire. Compare Beldon , the northern English form of this surname.

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm name in western Norway, from bell ‘floor; peat layer’.

History: Many bearers of this surname are descended from Richard Bayldon, who came from England to CT in 1645.

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

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