Reuben Esty was born circa 1760 in Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts to Elijah Esty (1736-1824) and Lydia Gay (1739-1823) and died 16 July 1797 Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Grace Fairbanks Morse (1763-1855) 1785 in Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Research Notes

  • Served as a drummer in the Rhode Island Militia - American Revolutionary War. See Daughters of the American Revolution - Lineage Book - Vol 41 - #40386 (pg 147). This books also states he is married to Grace Morse.


Offspring of Reuben Esty and Grace Fairbanks Morse (1763-1855)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Fanny Esty (1790-1819)
Reuben Esty (1789-1857)
Dexter Esty (1791-1860) 2 October 1789 Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1860 Mary Eames Rice (1787-1849)
Mary Esty (1793-1866)
Polly Esty (1794-)
Sophia Esty (1796-1797)



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