Lydia Walker Corbett

25 July 1821–13 December 1871 (Age 50)
Rowe, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Lydia Walker

When Lydia Walker Corbett was born on 25 July 1821, in Rowe, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Philip Corbett, was 34 and her mother, Eunice Hicks, was 31. She married Henry Dwight Livermore on 8 February 1855, in Wilmington, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Charlemont, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States in 1850 and Vermont, United States in 1870. She died on 13 December 1871, in Wilmington, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Intervale Cemetery, Wilmington, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Henry Dwight Livermore
Lydia Walker Corbett
Marriage: 8 February 1855
Cora Jane Livermore

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World Events (6)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 4
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed
Age 13
The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 15
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English (Shropshire; of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘little crow’, ‘raven’, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English corbet, a diminutive of corb, alluding probably to someone with dark hair or a dark complexion. The name was taken from Shropshire to Scotland in the 12th century and to northern Ireland in the 17th century, and thence to North America by one group of bearers of the name.2 Irish: see Corban .

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

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  • Lydia A Livermore in household of H D Livermore, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lydia W Corbett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia W Livermore in household of Henry D Livermore, "United States Census, 1860"

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