Esther Lester

11 April 1732–
New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Esther

Esther Lester was born on 11 April 1732, in New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America as the daughter of Daniel Lester Jr. and Sarah Brown.

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Daniel Lester Jr.
Sarah Brown
Ann Lester
Daniel Lester
Hannah Lester
Grace Lester
Eliphalet Lester
Esther Lester

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World Events (6)


Age 44

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 49

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.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 62

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Leicester, named in Old English from the tribal name Ligore (itself adapted from a British river name) + Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’).2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lestre in Normandy.3 English and Scottish: variant of Lister .

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

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  • Esther Lester, "Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941"
  • Esther Lester, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Esther Lester, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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