When Ida May Esbin was born on 17 April 1871, in Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Y. Esbin, was 33 and her mother, Mary Louisa Laverty, was 26. She married Thomas Jefferson McNeill on 6 December 1887, in Camden, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 22 August 1940, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Upper Darby Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Avram, Jakov. Russian Boris, Mikhail, Semyon.
Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the Yiddish personal name Eske, a pet form of Ester (see Esther ). It is formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.