Lydia Ann Kinsey

28 March 1836–1909 (Age 72)
Little Britain, Little Britain Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lydia Ann

When Lydia Ann Kinsey was born on 28 March 1836, in Little Britain, Little Britain Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Thomas Chalkey Kinsey, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Cook, was 26. She married Alfred Dupont Carpenter on 5 June 1866, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Christiana, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1880 and Christiana Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1900. She died in 1909, in New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Owls Nest, New Castle, Delaware, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Dupont Carpenter
1837–1913
Lydia Ann Kinsey
1836–1909
Marriage: 5 June 1866
Charles W. Carpenter
1867–1950

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 June 1866
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Chalkey Kinsey

    Male1811–1870Male

    Elizabeth Cook

    Female1809–1870Female

siblings

(9)

    Samuel R. Kinsey

    Male1834–1918Male

    Female1836–1909Female

    Thomas Chalkley Kinsey

    Male1838–Male

    Hannah Elma Kinsey

    Female1840–1888Female

    Rachel C. Kinsey

    Female1842–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1855 · Prohibition Law

Age 19

Delaware enacted a statewide prohibition law in 1855.
1863

Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Kynsey, a survival of Old English Cynesige, composed of the elements cyne ‘royal’ + sige ‘victory’.2 This name may also have assimilated some cases of Scottish MacKenzie , with the Mac prefix omitted.3 Possibly an Americanized spelling of Swiss German Künzi ( see Kuenzi ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lydia A Kinsey in household of Thomas Kinsey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lydia A Carpenter in household of Alfred Carpenter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lydia A Kinsey in household of Thomas Kinsey, "United States Census, 1850"

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