Lydia Govet

about 1770–14 February 1800 (Age 30)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Govet was born about 1770, her father, Joseph Govett, was 31 and her mother, Eleanor Harmer Ingels, was 28. She married Mordecai McGlathery on 10 December 1793, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 14 February 1800, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 30.

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Family Time Line

Mordecai McGlathery
1768–1842
Lydia Govet
1770–1800
Marriage: 10 December 1793
Henry McGlathery
1798–1799
Hannah McGlathery
1799–1799
Lydia McGlathery
1800–1800

Spouse and Children

    Mordecai McGlathery

    Male1768–1842Male

    Female1770–1800Female

MARRIAGE
10 December 1793
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(3)

    Henry McGlathery

    Male1798–1799Male

    Hannah McGlathery

    Female1799–1799Female

    Lydia McGlathery

    Female1800–1800Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    William Govett

    Male1765–Male

    Female1770–1800Female

World Events (7)

1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 6

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 10

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: unexplained.

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

Sources (2)

  • Lydia Govet, "Pennsylvania, Church Marriages, 1682-1976"
  • Lydia Govet, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940"

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