Hester Fetters

Brief Life History of Hester

When Hester Fetters was born on 8 June 1834, in Wayne, Ohio, United States, her father, Daniel Fetters, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Weisel, was 24. She married George Fetters on 10 August 1853, in Williams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Center Township, Williams, Ohio, United States for about 26 years. She died on 21 May 1906, in Williams, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Edon Cemetery, Edon, Williams, Ohio, United States.

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George Fetters
Hester Fetters
Marriage: 10 August 1853
Eva Fetters
George Fetters
Polly A. or Mary Fetters
William Henry Fetters
Charles L. Fetters
Thomas A. Fetters
John Clem Fetters
Frank F Fetters
Della Fetters
Oliver V. Fetters
Nolia B. Fetters
Sarah Bell Fetters
L. J. Fetters

Sources (27)

  • Esther A Setters in household of Daniel Setters, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hester Fetters, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Hester Fetters, "Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997"

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Name Meaning

English: nickname for a cheat, from Middle English, Anglo-French faitour ‘imposter, cheat’, a specialized sense of Old French faitor ‘doer, maker’.

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

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