Lydia Amelia Seymour

New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Lydia Amelia

When Lydia Amelia Seymour was born in 1870, in New Brunswick, Canada, her father, William Seymour, was 41 and her mother, Lydia Seymour, was 37. She lived in York, New Brunswick, Canada for about 30 years.

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William Seymour
Lydia Seymour
Sarah Jane Seymour
William H Seymour
Lydia Amelia Seymour
Charlotte Hannah Seymour

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World Events (6)


Age 1

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

Age 10

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.
1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 31

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Saint-Maurdes-Fossées in Seine, northern France, or possibly from Saint-Maur-sur-Loire in Touraine. Both places are named from the dedication of the church there to St. Maur ( see Moore 3).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amelia Seymour in household of Lydia Seymour, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Amelia Seymour in household of Lydia Seymour, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Lydia A Seymour, "Canada Census, 1871"

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