Lydia Stalker

Brief Life History of Lydia

When Lydia Stalker was born about 1810, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Jonathan Stalker, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Pidgeon, was 36. She lived in Monroe Township, Washington, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Jefferson Township, Washington, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died after 1860, in Washington, Indiana, United States.

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Jonathan Stalker
Sarah Pidgeon
Jane Stalker
Mary Stalker
Hannah Stalker
Rhoda Stalker
Ruth Stalker
Lydia Stalker
Isaac Stalker
Rachel Stalker

Sources (4)

  • Lydia Stalker in household of William Mallicoat, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lydia Stalker - Government record: Probate record or will: birth-name: Lydia Stalker
  • Lydia Stocker in household of Jane Hattabough, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


Historical Boundaries: 1814: Washington, Indiana Territory, United States 1816: Washington, Indiana, United States

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (Cumberland and Lancashire): occupational name for a stalker of game, or a nickname for someone who walks stealthily or sneaks about, from an agent derivative of Middle English stalk(en) ‘to stalk or approach stealthily, for example in hunting deer’. Compare Stoliker .

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

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