Lydia R. Chadwick

12 January 1848–11 March 1874 (Age 26)
Vermont, United States

The Life of Lydia R.

When Lydia R. Chadwick was born on 12 January 1848, in Vermont, United States, her father, Luther Chadwick, was 38 and her mother, Laura A Dutton, was 35. She married John L. Green on 19 March 1870, in Crawford, Crawford, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Jefferson Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Wisconsin, United States in 1870. In 1874, at the age of 26, her occupation is listed as seamstress in Crawford, Wisconsin, United States. She died on 11 March 1874, in Crawford, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Crawford, Wisconsin, United States.

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John L. Green
Lydia R. Chadwick
Marriage: 19 March 1870
Phebe Green

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19 March 1870
Crawford, Crawford, Ohio, United States


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World Events (7)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 3

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 6

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 8

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Chadwick, in Merseyside (formerly in Lancashire), Warwickshire, and two in Worcestershire. One of the places in Worcestershire and the one in Warwickshire are named as ‘the dairy farm (Old English wīc) of Ceadel’. The other in Worcestershire and the one in Merseyside are named as ‘Ceadda's dairy farm’. Ceadda was the name of a famous Anglo-Saxon bishop, St. Chad.

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

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  • Lydia Chedrick in household of Luther Chedrick, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lydia R Chadwick in household of Luther Chadwick, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia Chadwick in household of Luther Chadwick, "United States Census, 1870"

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