Esther Rowe

1780–1850 (Age 70)
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Rowe was born in 1780, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Ebenezer Rowe, was 30 and her mother, Martha Patty Sheldon, was 30. She married Nehemiah Grover Jr. on 22 October 1798, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 13 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1850, in Gallia, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70.

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Nehemiah Grover Jr.
Esther Rowe
Marriage: 22 October 1798
Eleazer Grover
Ephraim Grover
Susanah Grover
Nehemiah Grover
Theodore Grover
John Grover
Ebenezer Rowe Grover
Jabas Grover
Josiah Jabez Grover
Mary Esther Grover
Ephraim R. Grover
Esther Grover
Elijah Grover
Letty Grover
William Haskins Grover
Elisha Grover
Paul Grover

Spouse and Children

22 October 1798
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

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.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

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

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a hedgerow or in a row of houses built next to one another, from Middle English row (northern Middle English raw, from Old English rāw). 2. from the medieval personal name Row, a variant of Rou(l) ( see Rollo , Rolf ) or a short form of Rowland . 3. English name adopted by bearers of French Baillargeon .

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

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  • Ester Row, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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