Lydia Abbott Capen

9 July 1837–
Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Lydia Abbott

When Lydia Abbott Capen was born on 9 July 1837, in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States, her father, Timothy A. Capen, was 44 and her mother, Sarah Abbott, was 31.

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Timothy A. Capen
Sarah Abbott
Casper L. Capen
Lydia Abbott Capen
Edward Abbott Capen
William Gray Capen
Charles Capen
Laura Capen

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World Events (8)

1838 · The Aroostook War
Age 1
"An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."
Age 9
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 31
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Köppen, a variant of Kopp .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Lydia A Capen in household of Timothy Capen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia Abbot Capon, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Lydia Abbot Capon, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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