Lydia Gage

1797–1811 (Age 14)
Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Gage was born in 1797, in Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Joel Gage, was 45 and her mother, Lydia Ledoyt, was 43. She died on 19 January 1811, in Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 14.

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Family Time Line

Joel Gage
1752–1828
Lydia Ledoyt
1754–1828
Hepsibah Gage
1779–1861
Enos Titus Gage
1785–1856
Gage
1786–
Griffin Gage
1788–1888
Alvan Gage
1789–1848
Major Gage
1791–1821
Lydia Gage
1797–1811

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

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.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 5

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1803

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English, Old French ga(u)ge ‘measure’, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for an assayer, an official who was in charge of checking weights and measures.2 English and French: from Middle English, Old French gage ‘pledge’, ‘surety’ (against which money was lent), and therefore a metonymic occupational name for a moneylender or usurer.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Lydia, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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