Lydia Weeks

15 May 1795–16 November 1872 (Age 77)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Weeks was born on 15 May 1795, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John Weeks, was 22 and her mother, Jane Wright, was 20. She married Josephus Harris on 21 October 1841, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in New Garden Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1860 and New Garden MM, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1880. She died on 16 November 1872, in Whitewater, Franklin Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Josephus Harris
Lydia Weeks
Marriage: 21 October 1841
Lydia Ann Harris

Spouse and Children

    Josephus Harris



21 October 1841
Wayne, Indiana, United States


    Lydia Ann Harris


Parents and Siblings


    Jane Wright




    Lydia Weeks



    Anna Weeks


    Benjamin Weeks


    William Weeks


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 4

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 21

Indiana is the 19th state.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Wikke ( see Wick 2).2 English: variant of Wick 1.3 It may also be an Americanization of Scandinavian Vik .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lydia Harris in household of Daniel B Harris, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lydia Harris in household of Joseph Harris, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia Harris in household of Josephus Harris, "United States Census, 1860"

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