Esther Barney

1743–1841 (Age 14)
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Esther

When Esther Barney was born on 24 May 1743, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Barney, was 40 and her mother, Hannah Clark, was 31. She married Peleg Peck on 27 November 1760, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died from 1758 to 1841, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Esther Barney
1743–1841
Peleg Peck
1741–1795
Ebenezer Peck
1761–1838
Barney Peck
1762–1835
Peleg Peck
1763–
Aaron Peck
1764–
Deacon Isaac Peck Sr.
1765–1833
Hannah Peck
1769–1769
Polly Peck
1771–1858
John Peck
1772–
Esther Peck
1774–1801
Martha Peck
1776–
Welcome Peck
1776–
Welcome Peck
1785–1828

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Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Barney in Norfolk, which is probably named with an Old English personal name Bera (with genitive -n) + Old English ēg ‘island’, ‘dry ground in a marsh’. 2. from the personal name Barney, a pet form of Bernard .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Esther Barney, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Esther Peck, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Esther in entry for Mary Williams, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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