Lydia Morris

Brief Life History of Lydia

Lydia Morris was born on 26 March 1772, in Robeson Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Mary Dixon. She married Ephraim Scarlet on 24 December 1801, in New Garden MM, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in New Garden, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1801. She died on 20 December 1843, in Robeson Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Robeson Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Ephraim Scarlet
Lydia Morris
Marriage: 24 December 1801
James Scarlet
William Scarlet
Mary Dixon Scarlet
John Scarlett
Ephraim Scarlet Jr
Susanna Scarlet

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  • Lydia Scarlet, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • Lydia Scarlet, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lydia Dickinson in entry for Jr Ephraim Scarlet, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"

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Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is derived from Latin Mauritius, a derivative of Maurus (see Moore ). This was the name of several early Christian saints. In some cases it may be a nickname of the same derivation for someone with a swarthy complexion.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa (see Morrissey ).

Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).

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

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