Lydia Scribner

Brief Life History of Lydia

When Lydia Scribner was born on 28 August 1762, in Fremont, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, John Scribner, was 34 and her mother, Mary Harriman, was 25. She married David Batchelder in 1789, in Deerfield, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 25 March 1844, in Deerfield, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Deerfield, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

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David Batchelder
Lydia Scribner
Marriage: 1789
Sarah "Sally" Pitman
Deborah ( Bachelder) Batchelder
Polly ( Bachelder) Batchelder
Edmund Bachelder

Sources (6)

  • Lyda Scribner, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Lydia Scribner Batchelder, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lydia in entry for Edmund Batchelder, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

World Events (8)


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


New Hampshire is 9th state.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Scrivener . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

History: The Scribner family that founded the American publishing house was established in America by one Benjamin Scrivener, who settled in Norwalk, CT, in 1680. The present form of the name was adopted after 1742. The firm was established in 1846 by Charles Scribner (1821–71), who was born in NY, where his father was established as a prosperous merchant.

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

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