Solomon Esty

31 December 1737–1785 (Age 47)
Stoughton, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Solomon

When Solomon Esty was born on 31 December 1737, in Stoughton, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Dr Edward Esty, was 44 and his mother, Elisabeth Mary Stearns, was 31. He married Phoebe Dean on 14 May 1770, in Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1785, in Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Massachusetts, United States.

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Solomon Esty
Phoebe Dean
Marriage: 14 May 1770
Enoch Esty
Nancy Esty
Solomon Esty
John Dean Estey Sr.
Merideth Esty
Mercy Estey
Mary Estey
Lovena Esty
Mercy Estey

Spouse and Children

14 May 1770
Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States


    Enoch Esty


    Nancy Esty



    Merideth Esty



+4 More Children

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+5 More Children

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Age 39

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 39

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Name Meaning

English: variant of Estes .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Solomon Estie in entry for Enoch Estie, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Solomon Estie in entry for Enoch Estie, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Solomon Estey, "Find A Grave Index"

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