Lydia Wainright

about 1716–
West Creek, Ocean, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Wainright was born about 1716, in West Creek, Ocean, New Jersey, United States, her father, James Wainwright, was 21 and her mother, Susannah Stout, was 21. She married William Cranmer III on 12 October 1737, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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William Cranmer III
Lydia Wainright
Marriage: 12 October 1737
William Cramer or Cranmer
John Cranmer

Spouse and Children

12 October 1737
New Jersey, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Wainwright


    Susannah Stout




World Events (6)


Age 59

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 60

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 64

"Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wainwright .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lydia Wainwright, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Lydia Wainwright, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Lydia Wainwright, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"

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