Lydia Susan

1720–1769 (Age 49)
New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of Lydia Susan

Lydia Susan was born in 1720, in New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, United States. She had at least 5 sons and 3 daughters with Leonard Vandergrift. She died in 1769, in her hometown, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Vandergrift
1718–1769
Lydia Susan
1720–1769
Jacob Gilbert Vandergriff
1731–1769
Lydia Vandergriff
1748–1769
Susanna Vandergriff
1752–1768
Jesse Vandergriff
1760–1769
Sampson Vandegrift
–1815
Phebe Sarah Vandergriff
1754–1828
Ebenezer Vandergrift
1769–1827
Ebenezer Vandergriff
1775–1853

Spouse and Children

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World Events (3)

1731 · Willington Founded

Age 11

In 1731, Willington, Delaware was founded. It was named after Thomas Willing the first land developer in the area. It was later renamed Wilmington.
1754 · French and Indian War in Delaware

Age 34

From 1754-1763, the French and Indian War took place. The fighting that took place in the area of Delaware was in the upper Delaware River Valley. The Delaware Indians claimed independence from the Iroquois who allied with Britain. In 1755, Delaware attacked the Moravian settlement and Brodhead residence.
1764 · Western Boundary Surveyed

Age 44

In 1764, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon surveyed the western boundary of Delaware. This became part of the Mason-Dixon Line.

Name Meaning

Latin: A Latin name mentioned in Horace, perhaps referencing the place-name Lydia, in Asia Minor

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Lydia - Published information: birth-name: Lydia Vandergrift

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