Person:Isaac Estey (4)

m. Abt 1626
  1. Isaac Estey1627 - Bef 1712
  2. Catherine Estey1630 -
  • HIsaac Estey1627 - Bef 1712
  • WMary Towne1634 - 1692
m. Bef 1656
  1. Isaac EsteyAbt 1656 - Bef 1714
  2. Joseph Estey1658/59 - 1739
  3. Sarah Estey1660 - 1749
  4. John Estey1662/63 - 1720
  5. Abigail EsteyAbt 1665 -
  6. Hannah Estey1667 - 1741
  7. Benjamin Estey1669 - 1750
  8. Samuel Estey1672 - Bef 1709
  9. Jacob Estey1674/75 - 1732
  10. Joshua Estey1678 - Bef 1718
Facts and Events
Name Isaac Estey
Gender Male
Birth[2] 17 Nov 1627 Freston, Suffolk, England
Marriage Bef 1656 Based on estimated birth of eldest known child
to Mary Towne
Death[3] Bef 11 Jun 1712 Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

BIOGRAPHY: Isaac signed a will on Mar 26 1709, witnessed by John How, Abraham How and Joseph Capen and proved on June 11 1712. He died in 1712 in Topsfield, Essex Co., Mass. He was a Cooper immigrating to America with his parents and settling in Salem, Mass. He bought a house and 1/2 acre of land in Salem from Job Hilliard, a fisherman. This had to be paid in cod and mackerel within 17 days. He moved to Topsfield before 1660 where he shared in common land on the south side of Ipswich River in Topsfield in 1661. Served as selectman , juryman, tythingman and surveyor of highways and fences.

  1.   Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862)

    EASTY, or ESTY, ISAAC, Topsfield 1661, perhaps s. of Jeffry, freem. 1673. The name of Mary E. his w. d. of William Town, tried 9, execut. vol. 2, p. 95 as a witch 22 Sept. 1692, must be held in honor, forever, for in her petn. to Sir William Phips, the Gov. she begg. not for her own life, wh. she kn. must be vain, but only "that no more innocent blood may be shed."

  2. Bangs, Gay Esty. "The English Ancestors of Jeffrey Esty, of Salem, Mass.", in Essex Institute Historical Collections. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute Press)
    Vol. 47, p. 350.

    Isaac Esty, s/o Jeffrey, b. Freston, England. Records of St. Peter's church: "Isaac Eastie, ye sonne of Jefferie baptized Nov. 17, 1627". Came to Salem with his father, in Topsfield 1651. In 1710 deposed about 82 years [birth about 1728], d. Topsfield 1712. Wife Mary hanged for witchcraft.

  3. Bangs, Gay Esty. "Isaac Esty of Topsfield and Some of His Descendants", in Essex Institute Historical Collections (Essex Institute Press)
    Vol. 36, p. 130-132.

    Will of "Isaac Estie senr. of Topsfield ... Cooper ... sensible of my Declining years", dated 26 Mar 1709, codicil 24 Jan 1710/11, proved 11 Jun 1712, names son Isaac; son Joseph; son John; son Benjamin; son Jacob; grandchild Sarah Gill; son Joshua; daughter Sarah Irellan; daughter Hannah ["her marriage with George Abbot of Andover"]. Son Jacob to be executor.