Lydia Duckett

31 January 1797–3 May 1870 (Age 73)
Laurens, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Duckett was born on 31 January 1797, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States, her father, Richard Belton Duckett, was 22 and her mother, Mary Whitmore, was 17. She married Moses Addington on 24 October 1814, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Macon, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 May 1870, in Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Mount Zion Cemetery, Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Addington
1793–1858
Lydia Duckett
1797–1870
Marriage: 24 October 1814
Avaline Clarinda Addington
1815–1893
Lorenzo Dow Addington
1818–1884
Lowery Thomas Addington
1820–1892
William Askew Addington
1823–1905
Infant Addington
1825–1826
Sarah Ann Addington
1827–1905
Thomas Spiers Addington
1829–1911
Moses Henley Addington
1831–1902
Lydia Caroline Addington
1833–1923
Mary Catherine Addington
1836–1914
Harriett A. Addington
1838–1912

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 October 1814
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
children

(11)

    Avaline Clarinda Addington

    Female1815–1893Female

    Lorenzo Dow Addington

    Male1818–1884Male

    Lowery Thomas Addington

    Male1820–1892Male

    Male1823–1905Male

    Infant Addington

    Male1825–1826Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Belton Duckett

    Male1775–1860Male

    Female1779–1854Female

siblings

(16)

    Martha " Patsy" Duckett

    Female1789–1830Female

    Thomas Jacob Duckett

    Male1796–1870Male

    Female1797–1870Female

    Male1799–Male

    Whitmore Duckett

    Male1800–1810Male

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 2

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname from a diminutive of Middle English douke, duk(ke) ‘duck’ (Old English dūce). 2. nickname from Middle English douke, duk(ke) ‘duck’ + heved ‘head’. 3. nickname from Old French ducquet ‘owl’, a diminutive of duc ‘guide’, ‘leader’ ( see Duke 1). 4. from a Middle English diminutive of the Old English personal name or byname Ducca. 5. from a Middle English pet form of the personal name Duke .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lyddia Addington in household of Milos L Potts, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lydia Addington in household of Moses Addington, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia Addington in household of Moses Addington, "United States Census, 1850"

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