Hester Wolgamot

Female15 March 1782–15 December 1831

Brief Life History of Hester

When Hester Wolgamot was born on 15 March 1782, in Washington, Maryland, United States, her father, Joseph Wolgamot, was 32 and her mother, Juliana Olinger, was 31. She married John Nowels on 20 April 1802, in Kirkwood Township, Belmont, Northwest Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 15 December 1831, in Fountain, Indiana, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

John Nowels
1776–1865
Hester Wolgamot
1782–1831
Marriage: 20 April 1802
Diantha Knowles
1801–
James Knowles
1803–1831
Joseph Nowels
1805–1883
Stephen Nowels
1808–1891
Sarah N. Nowels
1811–1867
Moses Nowels
1813–1900
Elizabeth Knowles
1817–1820
William Knowles
1817–1885
John Nowels
1818–1909
David Nowels
1821–1913
Isaac Nowels
1825–1852
Perry Nowels
1830–1861

Sources (2)

  • Hetty Vulgamore, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Hetty Vulgamore, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1802Kirkwood Township, Belmont, Northwest Territory, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 1

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 4

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 18

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of Wolgamott , a surname of German origin.

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

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