Lydia Briggs

Femaleabout 1783–30 June 1812

Brief Life History of Lydia

Lydia Briggs was born about 1783, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. She married Russell Barker Beadle about 1804, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 30 June 1812, in Herkimer, New York, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Smithville Flats Cemetery, Smithville Flats, Chenango, New York, United States.

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Russell Barker Beadle
Lydia Briggs
Marriage: about 1804
Prudence Beadles
Samuel Beadle

Sources (1)

  • Lydia Beadle, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1804Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (2)

    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 0

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries: 1791: Herkimer, New York, United States

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 11

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Brigg, with post-medieval excrescent -s, from Middle English brig(g) (Old Norse bryggja), the northern and Scottish word for bridge, for someone who lived by a bridge or who came from any of the places called from the word.

    History: The surname Briggs is found chiefly in West Yorkshire. A family of gentry have held lands at Keighley in West Yorkshire continuously for 500 years. The mathematician Henry Briggs (1561–1631), who invented logarithms, was born in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.

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

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