An American Family History

The Richards, Collins, and Brewer Families

Ancestors of Esther Richards Estey

Esther Richards Estey was born in 1705 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. Her ancestors were early settlers in Lynn.

Her great grandparents on her father's father's side, Edward Richards and Ann Knight, married in Lynn about 1650. Her grandfather, John Richards, was a soldier in King Philip's War.

Her great grandparents on her father's mother's side, Crispus and Mary Brewer, also lived in Lynn.

Her great grandparents on her mother's father's side, Henry and Ann Collins, immigrated to America from England on the Abigail in 1635.


Henry and Ann Collins 1627

Henry Collins, Sr.

London, Middlesex County, England
Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts

Edward Richards and Ann Knight 1650

Edward Richards
Ann Knight Richards

Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts

William Collin's Tombstone

Crispus and Mary Brewer 1658

Crispus Brewer, Sr.

Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts.


Joseph and Sarah Collins 1668

Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts.

Joseph Collins and Maria Smith 1684


Lynn Meeting House

John Richards and Mary Brewer 1674

Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts

King Philip's War
Sarah Collins and Joseph Eliot  

Crispus Richards and Sarah Collins Eliot 1702
Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts

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Henry Collins
Joseph Collins
Sarah Collins Richards
Esther Richards Estey
Mary Estey Dwinnell
Israel Dwinnell
Isaac Davis Dwinnell, Sr.
Isaac Davis Dwinnell, Jr.
Victoria Dwinnell Miller
Robert Wilson Miller, Sr.
Robert Wilson Miller, Jr.