Sometime after this date . . . the 30th day of April . . . in the year 1698 . . . Esther / Hester Bond Williams nee Blakely dies . . . Esther is a 5th great-grandma of William Merrill (1816-1898) . . . who is a 3rd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog . . .
By Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters, Henry F. Waters,
New England Historic Genealogical Society: