Lydia Tucker Buffinton

5 February 1810–27 August 1842 (Age 32)
Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lydia Tucker

When Lydia Tucker Buffinton was born on 5 February 1810, in Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Zephaniah Buffington, was 38 and her mother, Joanna Wells, was 38. She married Joshua Anthony on 17 April 1828, in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 27 August 1842, in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Anthony
1802–1841
Lydia Tucker Buffinton
1810–1842
Marriage: 17 April 1828
Hannah Anthony
1830–
Joshua Anthony, Jr
1831–1932
Ira L Anthony
1834–1867
John B. Anthony
1836–
William Henry Anthony
1841–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 April 1828
Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

(5)

    Hannah Anthony

    Female1830–Female

    Joshua Anthony, Jr

    Male1831–1932Male

    Ira L Anthony

    Male1834–1867Male

    John B. Anthony

    Male1836–Male

    William Henry Anthony

    Male1841–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (7)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 9

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of the English habitational name Bovington, from Bovington in Dorset, which is named with the Old English personal name Bōfa + -ing- implying association with + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

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