Lydia Barker

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

The Life Summary 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 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

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
Marian Wallace Scott
1826–1881
Olive A Scott
1829–1896
William Scott
1833–1903
Isaac Newton Scott
1836–1904

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1815Edinburg, Saratoga, New York, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +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

    English: occupational name for a tanner of leather, from Middle English barkere ‘tanner’, tree bark having been used as the tanning agent.English: occupational name for a shepherd, from Middle English berker, bercher (Old French berchier, bercher, berkier, berker, 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 (see 1 above).Americanized form of German Berger or Barger .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Berger

    Sources (1)

    • Lydia Barker, "Find A Grave Index"

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