Lydia Jane Warren

31 January 1892–12 February 1957 (Age 65)
Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Lydia Jane

When Lydia Jane Warren was born on 31 January 1892, in Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States, her father, George Patterson Warren, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Elliot, was 45. She married George Daniel Sterling on 11 March 1908, in Wauneta, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Summit Township, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Judicial Township 3, San Mateo, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 February 1957, in Menlo Park, San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Alta Mesa, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Daniel Sterling
Lydia Jane Warren
Marriage: 11 March 1908
Trevern Anthony Sterling
Cressy Alice Sterling
Lee Everett Sterling
Gail Donald Sterling
June Sterling
Vern Patterson Sterling
Glenn Warren Sterling

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 4
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 14
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 18
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from La Varrenne in Seine-Maritime, France, named with a Gaulish element probably descriptive of alluvial land or sandy soil.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a game park, or an occupational name for someone employed in one, from Anglo-Norman French warrene or Middle English wareine ‘warren’, ‘piece of land for breeding game’.3 Irish: adopted as an Englsih form of Gaelic Ó Murnáin ( see Murnane , Warner ).

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

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Sources (16)

  • Lydia Sterling in household of Geo D Sterling, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Lydia J Sterling in household of George D Sterling, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lydia J Sterling in household of George D Sterling, "United States Census, 1910"

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