Esther Adaline Pesterfield

5 December 1859–1 June 1942 (Age 82)
Texas, United States

The Life of Esther Adaline

When Esther Adaline Pesterfield was born on 5 December 1859, in Texas, United States, her father, Henry Louis Pesterfield, was 32 and her mother, Nancy Jane Gaut, was 16. She had at least 1 son and 6 daughters with Samuel Riley Irvin. She lived in Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States in 1900 and Long, Sequoyah, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 1 June 1942, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Del City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Riley Irvin
Esther Adaline Pesterfield
Clara Maude Irvin
Nancy Irvin
Mary Josephine Irvin
Jennie Irvin
June Irvin
William Henry Irvin
Lydia Ethel Irvin

Spouse and Children



    Clara Maude Irvin



    Jennie Irvin




+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Louis Pesterfield





World Events (8)


Age 2

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 2

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 22

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Westerfeld or Westervelt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • E A Pasterfield in household of H L Pasterfield, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Esther Pesterfield in household of Henry L Pesterfield, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Adaline Pesterfield in household of Henry L Pesterfield, "United States Census, 1860"

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