Lydia Atwell

1705–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Atwell was born about 1705, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Atwell, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Ewell, was 40.

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Family Time Line

John Atwell
1670–1743
Elizabeth Ewell
1665–1730
Hannah Atwell
1696–1770
Thomas Atwell
1697–
Youell Atwell
1699–
Lydia Atwell
1705–
Francis Atwell
1707–
Hannah Atwell
1707–1737

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

  • Hannah Atwell

    Female1696–1770Female

  • Male1697–Male

  • Male1699–Male

  • Female1705–Female

  • Hannah Atwell

    Female1707–1737Female

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World Events (3)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 53

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 71

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 71

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English atte welle ‘by the spring or stream’.

Possible Related Names

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

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