Esther Ela

1802–1889 (Age 87)
Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Ela was born on 2 February 1802, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Nathaniel Whittier Ela, was 35 and her mother, Esther Emerson, was 35. She married Nathaniel Rogers Hill on 3 April 1825, in Dover MM, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 10 April 1889, in Newmarket, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States.

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Esther Ela
Nathaniel Rogers Hill
Marriage: 3 April 1825
Esther Emerson Hill
Nathaniel Ela Hill
Daniel Hill
Elizabeth Burleigh Hill
Charles Ela Hill
Susan Frances Hill
Mary Edna Hill

Spouse & Children

3 April 1825
Dover MM, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States


  • Esther Emerson Hill


  • Nathaniel Ela Hill


  • Daniel Hill


  • Elizabeth Burleigh Hill


  • Male1838–1924Male

+2 More Children

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+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 6

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Esther Hill, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Esther Hill in household of Nathaniel R Hill, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Esther F Hill in household of Nathaniel R Hill, "United States Census, 1850"

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