Lydia Phoebe Burton

25 June 1770–21 August 1825 (Age 55)
Vermont, United States

The Life of Lydia Phoebe

When Lydia Phoebe Burton was born on 25 June 1770, in Vermont, United States, her father, Benjamin Burton, was 30 and her mother, Alice Westcott, was 36. She married Williams Card on 13 June 1793. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 21 August 1825, in Nelson, Nelson, Madison, New York, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Nelson, Nelson, Madison, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Williams Card
1771–1865
Lydia Phoebe Burton
1770–1825
Marriage: 13 June 1793
Stephen Card
1793–1881
Polexina Card
1795–1875
Phoebe Card
1800–1824
Nancy Card
1797–1863
William Jacob Card
1802–1876
Ruth Card
1803–1847
Burton Card
1806–1884
Lydia Card
1808–1862
Eli Card
1811–1896
Marietta Card
1813–1891
Henry Stansberry Card
1816–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 June 1793
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Burton

    Male1739–Male

    Alice Westcott

    Female1734–Female

siblings

(12)

    James Burton

    Male1745–1753Male

    James Burton

    Male1756–1756Male

    John Anthony Burton

    Male1757–1831Male

    Freelove Burton

    Female1759–1827Female

    Benoni Burton

    Male1761–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 6

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 16

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: habitational name from a place name that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ ( see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lydia Burton, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • Lydia Burton Card, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lydia Burton, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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