Lydia Winsor

Female1 January 1767–after 1806

Brief Life History of Lydia

When Lydia Winsor was born on 1 January 1767, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Reverend John Winsor, was 43 and her mother, Mercy Smith, was 38. She married Emor Olney in 1796. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died after 1806, in her hometown.

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Emor Olney
Lydia Winsor
Marriage: 1796
Jeremiah Winsor Olney
Amy Olney
Mary Ann Olney
Lydia Winsor Olney
Carroline Olney
Darius Olney

Sources (12)

  • Lydia Winsor, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Winsor in entry for Carroline, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Lydia Winsor, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (19)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence

    Age 9

    Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.

    1780 · French Occupy Newport

    Age 13

    During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Windsor . This is the spelling used for places so named in Devon and Hampshire.

    Perhaps also an Americanized form of German Winzer .

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

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