Lydia King

16 March 1819–15 June 1881 (Age 62)
Centre Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia King was born on 16 March 1819, in Centre Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jesse King, was 32 and her mother, Mary Rugg, was 30. She married John Jonas on 2 March 1837, in Perry, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pike Township, Perry, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Perry, Ohio, United States in 1860. She died on 15 June 1881, in New Lexington, Perry, Ohio, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in New Lexington, Perry, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Jonas
1807–1891
Lydia King
1819–1881
Marriage: 2 March 1837
Mary Jane Jonas
1837–1913
Harriet A Jonas
1840–1913
Charlotte Jonas
1842–1844
Joseph Jonas
1843–
William Jasper Jonas
1844–1909
Jesse A Jonas
1846–1863
Lucy Jonas
1846–1929
James Newton Jonas
1849–1932
Jeremiah King Jonas
1850–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 March 1837
Perry, Ohio, United States
children

(9)

    Mary Jane Jonas

    Female1837–1913Female

    Harriet A Jonas

    Female1840–1913Female

    Charlotte Jonas

    Female1842–1844Female

    Joseph Jonas

    Male1843–Male

    William Jasper Jonas

    Male1844–1909Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jesse King

    Male1787–1856Male

    Mary Rugg

    Female1788–1855Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1806–1860Female

    Female1810–1862Female

    Samuel King

    Male1812–1860Male

    William Jesse King

    Male1813–1896Male

    Female1815–1896Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 17

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English king, Old English cyning ‘king’ (originally merely a tribal leader, from Old English cyn(n) ‘tribe’, ‘race’ + the Germanic suffix -ing). The word was already used as a byname before the Norman Conquest, and the nickname was common in the Middle Ages, being used to refer to someone who conducted himself in a kingly manner, or one who had played the part of a king in a pageant, or one who had won the title in a tournament. In other cases it may actually have referred to someone who served in the king's household. The American surname has absorbed several European cognates and equivalents with the same meaning, for example German König ( see Koenig ), Swiss German Küng, French Leroy . It is also found as an Ashkenazic Jewish surname, of ornamental origin.2 Chinese 金: variant of Jin 1.3 Chinese 景, 荆, 井, 金: see Jing .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lydia Jonas in household of John Jones, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lydia Jonas in household of John Jonas, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia Jonas in household of John Jonas, "United States Census, 1880"

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