Lydia Lawton

11 May 1735–1781 (Age 45)
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Lawton was born on 11 May 1735, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Lawton, was 35 and her mother, Patience Carby Kirby, was 35. She married William Tripp Jr on 19 September 1761. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1781, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

William Tripp Jr
1737–1815
Lydia Lawton
1735–1781
Marriage: 19 September 1761
Job tripp
1762–
Ruth Tripp
1773–1861
Lydia Tripp
1765–
Susanna Tripp
1767–
William Tripp
1769–
Timothy Tripp
1771–
Stephen Tripp
1775–
Phebe Tripp
1779–
Rebekah Tripp
1781–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 September 1761
children

(9)

    Job tripp

    Male1762–Male

    Lydia Tripp

    Female1765–Female

    Susanna Tripp

    Female1767–Female

    William Tripp

    Male1769–Male

    Timothy Tripp

    Male1771–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name, common in Lancashire and Yorkshire, from Buglawton or Church Lawton in Cheshire, or Lawton in Herefordshire, named in Old English as ‘settlement on or near a hill’, or ‘settlement by a burial mound’, from hlāw ‘hill’, ‘burial mound’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. 2. variant spelling of Laughton .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lydia Lawton Lauton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Lydia Lawton Lauton in entry for William Tripp, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Lydia Lawton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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