Esther Burpee

2 July 1761–
Plaistow, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Burpee was born on 2 July 1761, in Plaistow, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Nathaniel Burpee, was 40 and her mother, Esther Rolfe, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Burpee
1721–1815
Esther Rolfe
1722–1810
Jeremiah Burpee
1748–
Mehitable Burpee
1750–1840
Nathaniel Burpee Jun.
1753–1835
Nathan Burpee
1756–1846
Esther Burpee
1759–1759
Esther Burpee
1761–
Martha Burpee
1761–
Sarah Burpee
1764–
Ezra Burpee
1766–

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World Events (3)

1776

Age 15

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 15

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 15

"""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

Probably French in origin: unexplained. Compare Burpo .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Esther Burpee, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Esther Burpee, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"
  • Esther Burpee, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"

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