ESTHER PATTERSON HAMPTON, was a mild tempered, kindhearted woman. Some time after her husband died, she left the farm (near Viola, Iowa in Linn County) and lived with her daughter, Martha, in Blackhawk Co., where she died the 22nd of the 3rd month, 1857, three years and one day after her husband and was buried at Poyner's graveyard. Her husband, had earlier died of typhoid fever (Asa Hampton) 21 March 1854 and was buried in the Friends cemetery, near Viola, Iowa.

Published in a Hampton Family Genealogy in 1911 (Found on the web)