Lydia Tucker Buffinton

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

The Life Summary 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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Joshua Anthony
Lydia Tucker Buffinton
Marriage: 17 April 1828
Hannah Anthony
Joshua Anthony, Jr
Ira L Anthony
John B. Anthony
William Henry Anthony

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1828Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    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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