Lydia Stone

Brief Life History of Lydia

Lydia Stone was born about 1776, in New York, United States. She married Roswell Knowlton in 1795. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States in 1840 and Persia, Persia, Cattaraugus, New York, United States in 1850. She died after 1850.

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Roswell Knowlton
Lydia Stone
Marriage: 1795
James Knowlton
John Knowlton
Jared Knowlton
Lucy Knowlton
Alonzo D. C. Knowlton
Sarah Jayne Knowlton

Sources (2)

  • Lydia Stone, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Lydia Knowlton in household of Jeremiah Pairce, "United States Census, 1850"

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Established in 1795.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English ston(e) ‘stone, rock’ (Old English stān). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived on stony ground, by a notable outcrop of rock, or by a stone boundary-marker or monument, or habitational, from a place called Stone, such as those in Buckinghamshire, Devon, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, Staffordshire, and Worcestershire.

Irish (Kilkenny): adopted for Irish Ó Clochartaigh (see Clougherty ) and/or Ó Clochasaigh (see Clohessy ), and possibly several other names containing or thought to contain the element cloch ‘stone’.

Americanized form (translation into English) of various surnames in other languages, meaning ‘stone’, including Jewish Stein , Norwegian Steine, French Lapierre .

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

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