Esther Andrews

1773–1855 (Age 82)
Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Andrews was born about 1773, in Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jeremiah Andrews, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Bryan, was 39. She married Ellsanah Reed in December 1823, in West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 29 August 1855, in her hometown, at the age of 82, and was buried in West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Esther Andrews
Ellsanah Reed
Marriage: December 1823

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  • Female1773–1855Female

  • Ellsanah Reed


December 1823
West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 8

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 27

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: 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 (1)

  • Esther Andrews Reed, "Find A Grave Index"

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