Esther Andrews

1775–1834 (Age 58)
Washington, Upper Mifflin Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Esther

When Esther Andrews was born on 15 September 1775, in Washington, Upper Mifflin Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, David Andrews, was 35 and her mother, Mary Lusk, was 30. She married William Watt on 29 April 1802, in Brooke, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 24 April 1834, in Harrison, Ohio, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Beech Spring Cemetery, Cherry Valley, Harrison, Ohio, United States.

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Esther Andrews
William Watt
Marriage: 29 April 1802
William Watt Jr.
Samuel Watt, M.D.
Lemuel Watts

Spouse & Children

29 April 1802
Brooke, Virginia, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1740–1782Male

  • Mary Lusk




  • Male1767–1842Male

  • Margaret Andrews


  • William Andrews


  • Male1772–1845Male

  • Female1775–1834Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 1

"""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."""""""

Age 16

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ester Andrew, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Esther Watt, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Esther Watt, "Find A Grave Index"

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