When Hulda Lord was born on 27 December 1743, in Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, Andrew Lord, was 46 and her mother, Huldah Lamb, was 35. She married Elisha Chapman on 9 March 1762, in Saybrook, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 16 January 1817, in her hometown, at the age of 73, and was buried in Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.
English: nickname from Middle English laford, louerd, lord ‘lord, master’ (Old English hlāford), perhaps given to a someone who played the part of the lord or master of ceremonies in festival games.
Irish: adoption of the English name (see 1 above) as a translation of the main element of Gaelic Ó Tighearnaigh (see Tierney ) and Mac Thighearnáin (see McKiernan ).
Americanized form of French Laure, a variant of the personal name Laur 3.