Lydia Cleveland

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Josiah Spaulding
1734–1791
Lydia Cleveland
1743–1770
Marriage: 15 February 1763
Lydia Spaulding
1764–1817
Josiah Spaulding
1765–1809
Rebecca Spaulding
1767–1813
Sarah Spaulding
1770–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 February 1763
Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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Name Meaning

1 English: regional name from the district around Middlesbrough named Cleveland ‘the land of the cliffs’, from the genitive plural (clifa) of Old English clif ‘bank’, ‘slope’ + land ‘land’. See also Cleaveland .2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian Kleiveland or Kleveland, habitational names from any of five farmsteads in Agder and Vestlandet named with Old Norse kleif ‘rocky ascent’ or klefi ‘closet’ (an allusion to a hollow land formation) + land ‘land’.

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

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  • 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"
  • Lydia Cleveland, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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