Profile last modified 28 Jan 2020
| Created 16 Dec 2008
This page has been accessed 787 times.
Esther married Philip Moses Russell November 1, 1780 after he was discharged form military service as a surgeon's mate during the American Revolutionary War.
She and Philip had ten children. Esther died July 26, 1846.
Fact: Burial Mikveh Israel Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Plot: Row 7, # 19
Fact: http://familysearch.org/v1/LifeSketch Esther was the first-born daughter of Rev. Mordecai Moses Mordecai and Zipporah "de Lyon" Mordecai. On November 1, 1780, she married Dr. Philip Moses Russell, a Jewish Surgeon's Mate, who received a special commendation from General George Washington for his services at Valley Forge during the winter of 1777-1778. Esther's father performed the marriage ceremony.
They became the parents of 10 children: Zipporah [Isaac D. Mordecai], Samuel [Sarah deLyon], Judith [Isaiah Nathans], Isaac [Perla Sheftall], Moses Milton, Rebecca [David Nathans], Henry M., Rachel [David Tobias], Sarah M. [David Nathans] and Jacob [died young].
Is Esther your ancestor? Please don't go away! Login to collaborate or comment, or contact
the profile manager, or ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by Ancestry.com
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Esther by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Esther: