Esther Granger

7 December 1731–after 1765 (Age 33)
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Granger was born on 7 December 1731, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Samuel Granger, was 29 and her mother, Mary Kent, was 27. She married Charles Kent on 1 June 1756. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died after 1765, at the age of 35.

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Charles Kent
Esther Granger
Marriage: 1 June 1756
Esther Kent
Charles Kent
Lucretia Kent
Theodosia Kent
Charles Kent
Martha Hunt

Spouse and Children

1 June 1756


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

Name Meaning

English and French: occupational name for a farm bailiff, responsible for overseeing the collection of rent in kind into the barns and storehouses of the lord of the manor. This official had the Anglo-Norman French title grainger, Old French grangier, from Late Latin granicarius, a derivative of granica ‘granary’ ( see Grange ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Esther in entry for Charles Kent, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Esther in entry for Martha Kent, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Esther Granger in entry for Charles Kent, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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