Lydia Barker

12 July 1795–17 May 1846 (Age 50)
Amenia, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Barker was born on 12 July 1795, in Amenia, Amenia, Dutchess, New York, United States, her father, Jesse Barker Jr., was 44 and her mother, Prudence Paine, was 40. She married Simeon "Simon" Scott about 1815, in Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 17 May 1846, in Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simeon "Simon" Scott
1796–1850
Lydia Barker
1795–1846
Marriage: about 1815
Catharine Lewis Scott
1819–1891
John Barker Scott
1821–1843
Loretta P Scott
1823–1828
Olive Scott
1826–1830
Marian Wallace Scott
1826–1881
William Scott
1833–1903
Isaac Newton Scott
1836–1904

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1815
Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States
children

(7)

    Catharine Lewis Scott

    Female1819–1891Female

    John Barker Scott

    Male1821–1843Male

    Loretta P Scott

    Female1823–1828Female

    Olive Scott

    Female1826–1830Female

    Female1826–1881Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Barker Jr.

    Male1751–1804Male

    Prudence Paine

    Female1755–1848Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1786–1851Male

    Jesse Barker

    Male1788–1854Male

    Anna Barker

    Female1791–1869Female

    Ichabod Barker

    Male1793–1874Male

    Female1795–1846Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 2

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812

Age 17

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a tanner of leather, from Middle English bark(en) ‘to tan’, tree bark having been used as the tanning agent.2 English: occupational name for a shepherd, Anglo-Norman French bercher (Late Latin berbicarius, from berbex ‘ram’, genitive berbicis). With the change of -ar- to -er- in Middle English, this became indistinguishable from the preceding name.3 Altered spelling of German Barger or Berger .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Lydia Barker, "Find A Grave Index"

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