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Hester Rogers Barrett
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Birth: 1807
Fayette County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1897
Terre Haute
Vigo County
Indiana, USA

Hester Rogers (also known by the spelling Esther) was the oldest child born in 1807 in Washington, Fayette County, Ohio to Peleg & Mary Ellen (Stafford) Rogers. Hester married David Barrett on Thursday, January 5, 1826 in Fayette County, Ohio having 8 known children.

Mary Barrett Cronin
Male Son Barrett (abt 1828-1849)
Hannah Barrett
Margaret Barrett Foley
Sarah Matilda Barrett Cheek
Andrew Jackson Barrett Sr
David Charles "Dave" Barrett
Martha Anna "Annie" Barrett Hawn

Hester & David in 1830 farmed in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio until moving east around 1830-1831 by wagon train with Hester's parents & other family members to Illinois. On November 30, 1837 David purchased 40 acres for $1.25 an acre; total sale of $50 for section #23 twp 02S range 02E Meridian 3 in Jefferson County, Illinois. They resided in Casey, Clark County, Illinois until 1850 before migrating to Cottonwood, Cumberland County, Illinois. After the death of her husband in 1857 Hester moved her & the children to Dolson Twp., Clark County, Illinois & are found there in the 1860 census. By 1870 she moved to Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana where she lives her remaining years. Per Terre Haute directory Hester is a residence of 17 1/2 South 2nd Street in 1890 & in 1892; her last known residence was 19 1/2 Ohio Street, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana.

Hester died Monday, October 25, 1897 at the age of 97 in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana. Per her death records she died from senility & valve heart trouble. Hester has no headstone. Location unknown & records for this cemetery burned up in a fire in the 1960's.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Peleg Rogers (1782 - 1864)
  Mary Ellen Stafford Rogers (1786 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  David Barrett (1802 - 1857)
 
 Children:
  Margaret J Barrett Foley (1833 - 1897)*
  Andrew Jackson Barrett (1844 - 1922)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hester Rogers Barrett (1807 - 1897)
  Thomas C. Rodgers (1809 - 1888)*
  Nancy Rogers Barrett (1812 - 1895)*
  Elizabeth Rogers Bell (1817 - 1899)*
  Mary Polly Rogers Johns (1826 - 1890)*
  James Rogers (1826 - 1880)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Terre Haute
Vigo County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: JoAnnamae
Record added: Feb 16, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105307157
Hester <i>Rogers</i> Barrett
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- JoAnnamae
 Added: Feb. 16, 2013
 
 
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