Lydia Dains

22 July 1782–1813 (Age 30)
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Dains was born on 22 July 1782, in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Ebenezer Dains III, was 42 and her mother, Mary "Molly" Durfee, was 45. She married Jedediah Durfey in 1806, in Crosby, Rideau Lakes, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1813, in Canada, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

Jedediah Durfey
Lydia Dains
Marriage: 1806
Lowell Durfey
Carlton Durfey
Amanda Durfey
Lucetta Durfey
Maria Ann Marion Brown
Royal Durfey
Asa Durfey

Spouse and Children

Crosby, Rideau Lakes, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 6

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

Age 9

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Daines .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lydia Deans, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • 1782 Lydia Deans, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Lydia Deans, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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