Lydia Cleveland

11 August 1743–1770 (Age 26)
Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Lydia

When Lydia Cleveland was born on 11 August 1743, in Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Jonathan Cleveland, was 35 and her mother, Lydia Lamson, was 33. She married Josiah Spaulding on 15 February 1763, in Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died in 1770, in Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Ashland, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Josiah Spaulding
Lydia Cleveland
Marriage: 15 February 1763
Lydia Spaulding
Josiah Spaulding
Rebecca Spaulding
Sarah Spaulding

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  • Marriage
    15 February 1763Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
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    Name Meaning

    (1997: 10329;2007: 22678; 2010: 31123)English: habitational name from any of several places in Devon, Essex, or the North Yorkshire, formed from the genitive plural (clifa) of Old English clif ‘bank, slope’ + land ‘land’.Americanized form (and a rare Norwegian variant) of Norwegian Kleveland or its variant Kleiveland, and also of Kleven or its variant Kleiven.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Lydia in entry for Lydia Spaulding, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Lydia in entry for Rebekah Spaulding, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
    • Lydia in entry for Josiah Spaulding, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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