(VIII) John B., son of Aaron B. Esty, was born in Seneca, December 1S, 1827. He was educated in the public schools and always followed farming. He was an earnest and faithful member of the Methodist Episcopal church, a trustee and steward for many years. He married Rachel C. Brizzee, of Hopewell. Children: Fred D.; Charles B., who died at the age of thirty-nine years; Ida A ; Frederick D.; Ada, who died aged eight years; Frank J., mentioned elsewhere; Alexander F.; Elizabeth.