Lydia Barden

14 January 1795–25 May 1823 (Age 28)
Savoy, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Barden was born on 14 January 1795, in Savoy, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Bethuel Barden, was 30 and her mother, Mary Crapo, was 26. She married David Beals on 25 September 1817, in Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 25 May 1823, in Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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David Beals
Lydia Barden
Marriage: 25 September 1817
Barden Beals
Nellie Beals

Spouse and Children

25 September 1817
Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States


    Barden Beals



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World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 8

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in North and West Yorkshire named Barden, from Old English bere ‘barley’ (or the derived adjective beren) + denu ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lydia Barden in entry for Barden Beals, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Sarah Barden in entry for Barden Beals, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Lydia Barden, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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