Esther Chalker

1 May 1813–14 September 1889 (Age 76)
Powerstock, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Esther

When Esther Chalker was born on 1 May 1813, in Powerstock, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Chalker, was 40 and her mother, Mary Hoskins, was 37. She married Thomas Mabey on 7 June 1837, in Powerstock, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Cattistock, Dorset, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Lower Wraxall, Dorset, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 14 September 1889, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Mabey
Esther Chalker
Marriage: 7 June 1837
Maria Mabey
Jane Mabey
Albert Mabey
Joseph Thomas Mabey
Esther Mabey
John James Mabey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1837Powerstock, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (Dorset and Somerset): from an agent derivative of Old English (ge)cealcian ‘to whiten’, an occupational name denoting a whitewasher, or, in areas adjacent to chalk uplands, a topographic name for a dweller on the chalk.

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

    Story Highlight

    Visiting the Mabey Homeland of Mapperton and Mythe

    The 1861 Census for England Dorset Powerstock/Loscombe shows that those who stayed the night in the Loscombe cottage the evening of April 7, 1861, were Thomas Mabey, 48, Thatcher; Esther, 47, Ag. Lab. …

    Sources (46)

    • Esther Maby in household of Thomas Maby, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Esther Chalker in entry for Maria Mabey Holt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Hester Maby in household of Thomas Maby, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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