Esther Botsford

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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
Esther Botsford, daughter of Henry Botsford and Elizabeth Woolhead, was born probably shortly before her baptism at Milford, Connecticut, 11 July 1647.1 She died after 24 February 1726/27, when her husband's will was proved.2,1

Esther married Nathaniel Wheeler, son of Thomas Wheeler and Joan (---), at Milford 27 June 1665.1,3


Nathaniel Wheeler b. 20 Feb 1642/43, d. 4 Oct 1726
  • Samuel Wheeler4 b. aft. 1666
  • Esther Wheeler5 b. aft. 1666, d. bef. 21 Aug 1724
  • Hannah Wheeler4 b. aft. 1666, d. bef. 21 Aug 1724
  • Elizabeth Wheeler4 b. aft. 1666, d. 21 Aug 1724
  • Captain Nathaniel Wheeler+4 b. abt. 1677, d. 15 Mar 1761


  1. [S22] Susan W. Abbott, Families of Early Milford (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1979), 797, further cited as Abbott, Milford Families.
  2. [S1998] William Nelson et al., editors, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 13 vols. ([various publishers], 1901-1949), 1:502 (liber B:59), further cited as Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills.
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1639, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  4. [S1998] Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 1:502.
  5. [S1998] Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 1:502, liber B:59.
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