Lydia

about 1703–24 December 1719 (Age 16)
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Lydia

Lydia was born about 1703. She married John Cogswell about 1718, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 24 December 1719, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 16.

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Family Time Line

John Cogswell
1699–1751
Lydia
1703–1719
Marriage: about 1718
John Cogswell
1719–1719

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1718Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (1)

    Name Meaning

    Of Greek origin, meaning ‘woman from Lydia’, an area of Asia Minor. The name is borne in the Bible by a woman of Thyatira who was converted by St Paul and who entertained him in her house (Acts 16:14–15, 40). It has enjoyed steady popularity in the English-speaking world since the 17th century.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (4)

    • Lydia in entry for John Cogswell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Lydia in entry for John, "England, Wiltshire, Church Records, 1518-1990"
    • Lydia in entry for John Cogswell, "England, Wiltshire, Church Records, 1518-1990"

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