Esther Garfield Noble

Wilna, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Garfield Noble was born on 29 December 1819, in Wilna, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, Henry Harvey Noble, was 24 and her mother, Phoebe Wilkerson, was 19. She married David T. Parsons on 2 January 1843. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Esther Garfield Noble
David T. Parsons
Marriage: 2 January 1843
Melissa Amanda Parsons
Harriet Almira Parsons
Adelia Malvina Parsons
Lorenzo Gustavus Parsons
Dora Estella Parsons

Spouse & Children

2 January 1843


  • Melissa Amanda Parsons


  • Harriet Almira Parsons


  • Adelia Malvina Parsons


  • Lorenzo Gustavus Parsons


  • Dora Estella Parsons


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1795–1871Male

  • Phoebe Wilkerson




  • Sarah Sally Noble


  • Betsey Noble


  • Female1819–Female

  • George W. Noble


  • Amanda Cordelia Noble


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 8

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 41

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

1 English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, generally from a field name denoting a triangular area, Old English gāra ( see Gore ) at the corner of an open field after rectangular furlongs had been laid out.2 Jewish: Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Esther Parsons in household of D T Parsons, "United States Census, 1880"

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