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Esther SMITH

Female 1713 - 1777  (63 years)


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  • Name Esther SMITH 
    Born 4 Jan 1713  Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1777  Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) John William Vail :

      Esther Smith, daughter of Benjamin Smith and Sarah Shotwell, was born on 4 Jan 1713 in Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ. She died in 1777 in Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ.

      (2) www.findagrave.com:

      Ester Smith Vail
      Birth: Jan. 4, 1713, Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
      Death: 1777, Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA

      Daughter of Benjamin Smith (1680-1731) & Sarah Shotwell 1690-1786, Woodbridge, Middlesex, NJ

      Name: Esther Smith, Birth Date: 4 Jan 1713. Source: Page 464, Colonial Families of the USA, 1607-1775.

      Wife of Steven Vail. Married on Jan 17 1733 in Woodbridge, per Rahway & Plainfield MM Quaker records.

      Their children:

      1) Shubel Vail, died January 30, 1770 in Plainfield, Union County New Jersey. Date of birth unknown.
      2) Esther Vail (no vitals) married James Russell in Winchester, Virginia, removed to Ohio.
      3) Thomas Vail 1734-1792, he married Mary Drake 1738-1808. He died in Somerset, N.J. (Linked)
      4) Benjamin Vail 1736-?
      5) Stephen Vail, I 1738-1738, died infant
      6) Stephen Vail II 1739-1808 married 3X m1) Rebecca Jackson 1741-1762 m2) Sarah Smith (Marriott) 1720-1769 m3) Mary Fitz Randolph 1749-1821. He died in Butler, Ohio. (Linked)
      7) Abigail Vail 1742- Bef. 1809 in Redstone, Fayette, Pennsylvania. She married Thomas Randolph 1740-1801. (Linked)
      8) Abraham Vail aka"Black Abraham" 1744- 1840 in Menallen T'w'p., Fayette Co., Pennsylvania. He married Margaret Fitz Randolph 1744-1826. (Linked)
      9) Sarah Vail, born June 12, 1744 in Green Brook, Somerset County New Jersey; died WFT Est. 1747-1840. She married Richard Hankerson WFT Est. 1747-17They both embarked at New York for Charleston, S. C., and were never heard from thereafter.
      10) Samuel Vail aka Recheck 1754- 1846 in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio. He married Deziah Jenning 1758-1828. (Linked)

      Ester died 1777 in Woodbridge, New Jersey at age 64 years of age. Her year of death given by Greenbrook Historical Society.

      No indicators of a formal cemetery burial.

      Family links: Parents: Benjamin Smith (1686 - 1731), Sarah Shotwell Smith (1690 - 1786); Spouse: Steven Vail (1710 - 1777); Children: Thomas Vail (1734 - 1792), Stephen Vail (1739 - 1808), Abigail Vail Randolph (1742 - ____), Abraham Vail (1744 - 1839), Samuel Vail (1754 - 1846); Siblings: Ester Smith Vail (1713 - 1777), John Smith (1715 - 1785), Benjamin Smith (1717 - 1731), Sarah Smith Webster (1721 - 1813), Abraham Smith (1724 - 1797)

      Burial: Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Quaker unmarked

      Created by: Dawn Gary Dickens
      Record added: Aug 18, 2017
      Find A Grave Memorial# 182486888
    Person ID I5119  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 

    Father Benjamin SMITH,   b. 28 Jan 1688, Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1732  (Age 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah SHOTWELL,   b. 1694,   d. 20 Oct 1786  (Age 92 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 19 Jun 1712  Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Stephen VAIL,   b. 22 Feb 1710, Westchester County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1777, Green Brook, Somerset County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Abt 17 Jan 1733  Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel VAIL,   b. 23 Aug 1754, Greenbrook, Somerset County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1846, Middletown, Butler County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 11:25:31 
    Family ID F2841  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart