Lydia Dains

5 November 1778–
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Dains was born on 5 November 1778, in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Thomas Dains, was 25 and her mother, Sybil Jennings, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Dains
1753–1816
Sybil Jennings
1755–
Lydia Dains
1778–
Mary Polly Dains
1786–
Abigail Dains
1801–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 3

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America

Age 5

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Daines .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lydia Deaius, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Lydia Deaius, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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