Lydia Alford

26 August 1821–2 September 1921 (Age 100)
Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Lydia

When Lydia Alford was born on 26 August 1821, in Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Asahel Alford Jr, was 34 and her mother, Anna Austin, was 31. She married Lawrence McCarty on 7 October 1839, in Lewis, New York, United States. She lived in Martinsburg, Lewis, New York, United States in 1900 and Delton, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 September 1921, in Lake Delton, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Lake Delton Cemetery, Lake Delton, Sauk, Wisconsin, United States.

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Shadrach Saul Hulbert
Lydia Alford
Marriage: about 1842
Dwight Hulbert
Ferdinand Hulbert
James Madison Hulbert
Franklin L. Hulbert
Herbert Hulbert
Clemensa Hulbert
Eugene Marion Hulbert
Cornelia Hulburt
Elizabeth Libbie Hulbert

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  • Marriage
    about 1842New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 6
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party
    Age 33
    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

    Name Meaning

    habitational name from any of various places called Alford, for example in Somerset, Cheshire and Lincolnshire. The first is named with the Old English female personal name Ealdgȳth + ford ‘ford’. See also Alvord .variant of Halford (or vice versa).English:

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Lydia Hubbert in household of Shadriac Hubbert, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Lyda Hulbert in household of L J Eastman, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Lydia Hulbert in entry for Franklin L. Hulbert, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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