Lydia Maria Goodwill

4 December 1829–5 April 1909 (Age 79)
Blooming Valley, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lydia Maria

When Lydia Maria Goodwill was born on 4 December 1829, in Blooming Valley, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Cyrus Goodwill, was 19 and her mother, Phoebe Matilda Waid, was 18. She married Edward Thompson Burns on 19 February 1846. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Titusville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 5 April 1909, in Eldred Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Bowling Green, Wood, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Thompson Burns
1826–1896
Lydia Maria Goodwill
1829–1909
Marriage: 19 February 1846
Obed Burns
1848–1848
Amelia A Burns
1850–1873
Marilla M Burns
1852–1869
Cyrus A Burns
1855–1855
Ira F Burns
1857–
Addie Burns
1859–1896
William S Burns
1862–1935
Clara C Burns
1866–1943
Charles T Burns
1870–1870
Archie Burns
1871–1872

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 February 1846
children

(10)

    Obed Burns

    Male1848–1848Male

    Amelia A Burns

    Female1850–1873Female

    Marilla M Burns

    Female1852–1869Female

    Cyrus A Burns

    Male1855–1855Male

    Ira F Burns

    Male1857–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 7

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 28

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): nickname for a friendly or amiable person, from Middle English gode ‘good’ + will ‘desire’. The compound is attested in the sense ‘favorable disposition’ since before the Norman Conquest.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lydia Burns in household of E T Burns, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lydia M Burns in household of Edward T Burns, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia Burns in household of Edward T Burns, "United States Census, 1870"

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