Lydia Stone

about 1776–after 1850 (Age 74)
New York, United States

The Life Summary 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, at the age of 75.

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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

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World Events (8)

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
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New York is the 11th state.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
Age 21
Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old English stān ‘stone’, in any of several uses. It is most commonly a topographic name, for someone who lived either on stony ground or by a notable outcrop of rock or a stone boundary-marker or monument, but it is also found as a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in stone, a mason or stonecutter. There are various places in southern and western England named with this word, for example in Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, Staffordshire, and Worcestershire, and the surname may also be a habitational name from any of these.2 Translation of various surnames in other languages, including Jewish Stein , Norwegian Steine, and compound names formed with this word.

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

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Sources (2)

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

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