Lydia Gilbert

1825–1898 (Age 73)
Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Gilbert was born in 1825, in Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, David Gilbert, was 24 and her mother, Lucinda Rudd, was 23. She married James Colvin in 1844. They were the parents of at least 12 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1898, in Collins Center, Collins, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

James Colvin
1814–1899
Lydia Gilbert
1825–1898
Marriage: 1844
David Colvin
1843–1931
George Colvin
1854–
Caleb H Colvin
1862–
Willie Colvin
1862–
Lucy Ann Colvin
1845–1881
Lucinda M Colvin
1847–1919
Emma Colvin
1849–
Lenora Colvin
1851–
Meril L Colvin
1853–1854
Noah B Colvin
1856–1865
Charles Colvin
1857–
Henry Colvin
1859–
William C Colvin
1860–1865
Henry C. Colvin
1862–1907
David Colvin
1867–
Henry Colvin
1875–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1844
children

(16)

    David Colvin

    Male1843–1931Male

    Lucy Ann Colvin

    Female1845–1881Female

    Lucinda M Colvin

    Female1847–1919Female

    Emma Colvin

    Female1849–Female

    Lenora Colvin

    Female1851–Female

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 9

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Norman: Some derive this name from the Norman name Giselbert; others translate it as "bright pledge" or "bright as gold." It was derived from the Old German name Childebert, from "child-brecht," meaning distinguished warrior. A nickname is Gib, and the Gaelic form is Gillebride.

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Sources (3)

  • Lydia Colvin in household of James Colvin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lydia Colvin in household of James Colvin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia Colvin in entry for Lucinda Colvin Leach, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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