Hester A. Sylvester

7 September 1840–2 January 1913 (Age 72)
Sandusky, Erie, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Hester A.

Hester A. Sylvester was born on 7 September 1840, in Sandusky, Erie, Ohio, United States. She married William Bartlett on 8 December 1878, in Warren, Indiana, United States. She died on 2 January 1913, in Attica, Logan Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72.

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William Bartlett
Hester A. Sylvester
Marriage: 8 December 1878

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 December 1878Warren, Indiana, United States
  • World Events (8)

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy
    Age 1
    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 20
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    Name Meaning

    English and German: from a personal name (Latin Silvester, a derivative of silva ‘wood’). This was borne by three popes, including a contemporary of Constantine the Great.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Di Silvestro

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