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.
- 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)|
|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)|