Elizabeth Hester

about 1740–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hester was born about 1740, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Armstead Hester, was 29 and her mother, Mary Threadcraft, was 29. She married John Barton about 1781, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Barton
1731–1790
Elizabeth Hester
1740–
Marriage: about 1781
Nancy Burton
1758–
Charity Ann Barton
1760–1848
Elizabeth Burton
1760–
Susanna Burton
1762–
Ann Catherine Barton
1781–
Betsey Burton
1787–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1781
Tennessee, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (6)

1776

Age 36

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 56

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1803

Age 63

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous beech tree, Middle Low German hēster.2 Irish (mainly County Mayo): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOistir ‘descendant of Oistir’.

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

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