|Born:||November 19, 1815, Eastern Tennessee|
|Died:||September 17, 1889, Madison Co., AL|
|Buried:||Esslinger Cemetery, In Berkley, Madison County, AL|
• Married Martha "Marthy" Carolline Neal (born October 6, 1821, Madison County, AL - died January 11, 1893. Madison County, AL) on June 8, 1843. She was the daughter of John Neal and Eleanor Harrison. - Ancestry.com
• Father of:
1. Andrew Jackson Esslinger (born Madison County, Alabama on March 25, 1844 and died March 12, 1929 in Madison County, Alabama)
2. Elinor (Elender) Harrison Esslinger born Aug. 26, 1845 in Madison County, AL and died Dec. 1853.
3. John N. Esslinger born 1848 Madison County, AL and died July 27, 1855
4. Emily Esslinger born July 1849, Madison County, AL and died June 22 1860.
5. James Wesley Esslinger born Jan. 22, 1850, Madison County, AL and died 1909, Madison County, AL - Married Mattie Bowers
6. Benjamin Franklin Esslinger born Oct. 15, 1855, Madison County, AL and died April 28, 1931 - Married Susan Tranquilla Haden (six children)
8. William Wright Esslinger, Jr. born Aug. 15, 1857, Madison County, AL and died May 26, 1944, Madison County, AL - Married Mariah L. Sublett (six children)
9. Jason Campbell Esslinger born Jan. 7, 1866, Madison County, AL and died Dec. 30, 1945 - Married Jennie Bett Spivey
10. Minnie Lee Glover - Married Chester Lee Herrin
11. Elizabeth Beeson (Lizzie) Esslinger born Dec. 18, 1851 and died Oct. 12 1930, Madison County, AL
12. Mary Catherine Esslinger born Nov. 29, 1853, Madison County, AL and died June 10, 1894, Madison County, AL - Married A.N. Glover.
13. William Francis Esslinger born Jan. 9, 1868 Fort Deposit, Lowndes, AL - Trees & Ancestry.com
• Last name sometimes spelled Eslinger (with only one "s") - Editor's NoteRelated Links:
• Ancestry.com - Genealogical information submitted by C. Brian Gilbert (behind ancestry.com membership fee wall.) (Originally found at http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/17769258/person/553074444.)
• Eslinger.org - Family blog (Originally found at http://www.eslinger.org/Home_Page.html.)
• Heritage - The Heritage of Madison County, AL by Madison County Heritage Book Committee, submitted by the grandchildren of Benjamin Franklin Esslinger printed in 1998, p. 180-1.
• Trees - Family data submitted by Tambourine Jayne(information from behind ancestry.com membership fee wall) (Originally found at http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/21360/story/ab5dfcad-a17f-4f10-923f-ad877a8ff236.)
• Two Hundred Years - Book titled "Two Hundred Years of the Esslinger Family," by W. F. Esslinger. Page 54
The Following Pages Link to this Page:
• Andrew Esslinger (b1787)
• Andrew Jackson Esslinger (b1844)
• Benjamin Franklin Esslinger
• Dr. Wade Hampton Esslinger
• Elizabeth Wright Esslinger