Lydia Burton

about 1720–about 1786 (Age 66)
Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Burton was born about 1720, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Charles Burton, was 24 and her mother, Loveday Franklin, was 19. She married Samuel Mudge on 6 May 1741, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died about 1786, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Mudge
1716–1802
Lydia Burton
1720–1786
Marriage: 6 May 1741
Ruben Mudge
1745–1814
David Donald Mudge
1747–1814
Mary Mudge
1759–
Martha Mudge
1761–1840
Eunice Mudge
1751–1769
Lydia Mudge
1753–1753
John Mudge
1755–1839
Lydia Mudge
1758–1845

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 May 1741
Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (2)

1776

Age 56

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 61

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place name that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ ( see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lydia in entry for John Mudge, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Lydia in entry for David Mudge, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Lydia in entry for Lydia Mudge, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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