Esther Starbuck

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Esther Starbuck, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at North Carolina, in 1788.1 She died before 1860.2

Esther married, as his 2nd wife, Jesse Gardner, son of William Gardner and Susanna Gardner, at Wayne Co., Indiana, 13 September 1836.1,3

When she married Jesse, her surname was Starbuck. It's uncertain if she was a widow of a Starbuck or this was her maiden name.3


Jesse Gardner b. 8 Sep 1789, d. bef. 29 Oct 1864
This person was last edited on14 Dec 2017


  1. [S457], 1850 United States Census [on-line database and images] (, New Garden Township, Wayne Co., Indiana, population schedule, sheet 280, dwelling 182, family 182, Jesse Gardner household, age 62, born in North Carolina; original data: NARA micropublication M432, Seventh Census of the United States, , 1009 rolls, roll #180.
  2. [S458], 1860 United States Census [on-line database and images] (, Penn Township, Jay Co., Indiana, population schedule, sheet 275, dwelling 945, family 957, Benjamin F. Gardner household; original data: NARA micropublication M653, Eighth Census of the United States, , 1438 rolls, roll #269.
  3. [S1436] Beverly Wynn Yount, Wayne County, Indiana: Marriage Records, 1811-1883 (Richmond, Indiana: p.p., c1965), B:534, further cited as Yount, Wayne Co. Marriage Records.