Esther Phelps

7 February 1772–14 May 1811 (Age 39)
Turkey Hill, Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Esther

Esther Phelps was born on 7 February 1772, in Turkey Hill, Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, United States as the daughter of Elijah Phelps and Mary Roberts. She married Thaddeus Griswold in February 1788, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 14 May 1811, in Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Thaddeus Griswold
Esther Phelps
Marriage: February 1788
Abigail S Griswold
Edward Thaddeus Griswold

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    February 1788Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
    Age 9
    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.
    1783 · A Free America
    Age 11
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip .

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Esther in entry for Edward T. Griswold, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
    • Esther Phelps, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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