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Esther Holcombe

Esther Holcombe

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  • Name Esther Holcombe  [1
    Born Feb 1683/84  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Dec 1775  Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
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    • ESTHER3 HOLCOMB, wife of Ensign Brewster Higley was the daughter of Dea Nathaniel and Mary (Bliss) Holcomb and was born in 1684.   Her father was the son of Thomas1 Holcomb of Dorchester and Windsor and was a prominent citizen of Windsor and Simsbury.  He was a deacon in the Simsbury church and representative to the General Court in 1703-4-5-6-1720 and 1722.
              Esther's mother was the daughter of Nathaniel and Catherine (Chapin) Bliss and was born in Springfield, Mass. Sept. 23, 1651.  Her father was the son of  Thomas and Margaret Bliss of Hartford.   Her grandmother, Catherine Chapin was the daughter of Deacon Samuel Chapin, one of the founders of Springfield, and her marriage to Nathaniel Bliss is recorded under date of Nov. 20, 1646.  Both the birth of Mary Bliss, and her marriage to Nathaniel "Holkum" on Feb. 27, 1670, are recorded in Springfield. [3]
    Person ID I5867  Rgstrong Family genes.
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2006 

    Father Ancestors Dea. Nathaniel Holcombe,   b. 4 Nov 1648, Windsor,,Connecticut Colony,British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1739/40, Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Mary Bliss,   b. 23 Sep 1651, Springfield,Middlesex,Massachusetts,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1723  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 27 Feb 1669/70  Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Ens. Brewster Higley, I,   b. 1680, Windsor,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1760, Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1708/09  Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Dea. Brewster Higley, II,   b. 12 Dec 1709, Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1794  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
    +2. David Higley,   b. 1712, Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1790, ,,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Joseph Higley,   b. 21 Oct 1715, Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1790  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x4. Hannah Higley,   b. 17 Dec 1717, Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1812  (Age 94 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x5. Esther Higley,   b. 3 Dec 1719, Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1807  (Age 87 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x6. John Higley, III,   b. 17 Feb 1721/22, Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1808  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x7. Elizabeth Higley,   b. 1723, Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1817  (Age 94 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x8. Naomi Higley,   b. 1726, Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1817  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2006 
    Family ID F2196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Feb 1708/09 - Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Dea. Brewster Higley, II - 12 Dec 1709 - Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - David Higley - 1712 - Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Joseph Higley - 21 Oct 1715 - Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Hannah Higley - 17 Dec 1717 - Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Esther Higley - 3 Dec 1719 - Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John Higley, III - 17 Feb 1721/22 - Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Elizabeth Higley - 1723 - Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Naomi Higley - 1726 - Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Dec 1775 - Simsbury,Hartford,Connecticut,United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S17] "Chapter X, The Ancestors of NATHAN HALLADAY, Father of Susan Halladay Wheeler, 1810-1902," in The Wheeler Family of Rutland, Mass. and Some of Their Ancestors., Wheeler, Daniel Merrick, ((Pittsfield, Mass.?. unknown. 1924.) [online] Ancestry.com), http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/BookList.aspx?dbid=27293., 1649-1714, pg. 106 & 1680-1760, pg. 108 (Reliability: 3), 21 Sep 2005.

    2. [S17] "Chapter X, The Ancestors of NATHAN HALLADAY, Father of Susan Halladay Wheeler, 1810-1902," in The Wheeler Family of Rutland, Mass. and Some of Their Ancestors., Wheeler, Daniel Merrick, ((Pittsfield, Mass.?. unknown. 1924.) [online] Ancestry.com), http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/BookList.aspx?dbid=27293., 1680-1760, pg. 108 (Reliability: 3), 21 Sep 2005.

    3. [S17] "Chapter X, The Ancestors of NATHAN HALLADAY, Father of Susan Halladay Wheeler, 1810-1902," in The Wheeler Family of Rutland, Mass. and Some of Their Ancestors., Wheeler, Daniel Merrick, ((Pittsfield, Mass.?. unknown. 1924.) [online] Ancestry.com), http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/BookList.aspx?dbid=27293., 1680-1760, pg. 109 (Reliability: 3), 21 Sep 2005.

    4. [S17] "Chapter X, The Ancestors of NATHAN HALLADAY, Father of Susan Halladay Wheeler, 1810-1902," in The Wheeler Family of Rutland, Mass. and Some of Their Ancestors., Wheeler, Daniel Merrick, ((Pittsfield, Mass.?. unknown. 1924.) [online] Ancestry.com), http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/BookList.aspx?dbid=27293., 1649-1714, pg. 106 & 1680-1760, pg. 108 & 109 (Reliability: 3), 21 Sep 2005.