Esther Andrews

1779–1834 (Age 55)
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Esther

When Esther Andrews was born on 10 January 1779, in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, Joseph Andrews, was 26 and her mother, Mabel Roberts, was 25. She married Jonathan Martin on 29 April 1802, in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 24 January 1834, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Esther Andrews
Jonathan Martin
Marriage: 29 April 1802
Elihu Martin
Mabel Martin
Esther Martin
Jonathan Martin
Joseph Martin
Oliver Martin

Spouse & Children

  • Female1779–1834Female

  • Jonathan Martin


29 April 1802
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States


  • Elihu Martin


  • Mabel Martin


  • Esther Martin


  • Jonathan Martin


  • Joseph Martin


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



  • Female1776–1841Female

  • Female1779–1834Female

  • Joseph Andrews


  • Oliver Robards Andrews


  • Abijah Andrews


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

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.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 2

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.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 15

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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 (3)

  • Esther in entry for Mabel Martin, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Esther in entry for Oliver Martin, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Esther in entry for Jonathan Martin, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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