Esther Standley

about 1843–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Standley was born about 1843, in Illinois, United States, her father, James R. Stanley, was 27 and her mother, Laura Ellen Bowen, was 20. She married John S Skidmore on 23 August 1886, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States. She lived in Pleasant Vale Township, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1860.

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John S Skidmore
Esther Standley
Marriage: 23 August 1886

Spouse and Children

    John S Skidmore



23 August 1886
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 5

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 32

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Stanley .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Esther Stanley in household of James Stanley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Esther Stanley Eberhardt, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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