John Essery of the Delaware Co., PA Essery/Esray/Esra/Esworthy/Etc. Families.
The above names & more are surnames derived, ostensibly from the family's place of origin, Esworthy, Devonshire (dialectically pronounced Essery or Esry). The name's origin in America, was largely centered in eastern Chester Co. (present day Delaware Co.) PA, from 4, known, brothers: John, Joseph, Jonathan & Thomas. John went west; J. & T. south, then west; Joe stayed in PA. 4x Grt., Nathan, & other, Esworthy(s) are believed to be of the same family. This notice is consistent w/their history.