Mary Esty

1 September 1793–18 August 1866 (Age 72)
Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Esty was born on 1 September 1793, in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Reuben Estey, was 33 and her mother, Grace Fairbanks Morse, was 30. She married Benjamin Frothingham Stevens on 1 April 1812, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 18 August 1866, in Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Frothingham Stevens
Mary Esty
Marriage: 1 April 1812
John Dexter Stevens
Mary Grace Stevens
Adaline S. Stevens

Spouse and Children

1 April 1812
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Reuben Estey




    Sophia Esty



World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 26

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Estes .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Polly Esty, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Mary Esty in entry for Mary G. Stevens, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Mary Esty in entry for Mary G. Stevens, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"

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