Lydia Lundy

Female14 April 1814–5 September 1855

Brief Life History of Lydia

When Lydia Lundy was born on 14 April 1814, in Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Stacy Lundy, was 22 and her mother, Rebecca Winner, was 25. She married Benjamin Corson Harvey in 1831. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 12 daughters. She lived in Anthony Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 5 September 1855, in Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Anthony Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Benjamin Corson Harvey
Lydia Lundy
Marriage: 1831
Elisa Harvey
Mary Jane Harvey
Sarah Matilda Harvey
Nicholas Funston Harvey
Lydia Ann Harvey
Charles Corson Harvey
Rebecca Belinda Harvey
Allen Adkinson Harvey
Esther Emma Harvey
Rachel Lettie Harvey
Phoebe Elvira Harvey
Hiram Lundy Harvey
Narcissa Vilinda Harvey
Alice Anne Harvey
Tacy Ellen Harvey
Martha Loranna Harvey

Sources (4)

  • Lydia Harvy in household of Courson Harvy, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia Lundy, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Lydia Harvey, "Find A Grave Index"

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    World Events (5)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 5

    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. 

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 6

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 16

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several places called Lundie, for example one near Doune in Perthshire.

    Irish: topographic name from Anglo-Norman French de la Launde ‘of the glade’. Compare Lown 1.

    Americanized form of Norwegian Lunde .

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

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