Lydia Elida Bovee

Female18 October 1824–9 April 1902

Brief Life History of Lydia Elida

When Lydia Elida Bovee was born on 18 October 1824, in Montgomery, New York, United States, her father, Phillip Bovee, was 30 and her mother, Charlotte Goffe, was 41. She married William Griffith on 18 March 1848, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Pleasant Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Glen, Glen, Montgomery, New York, United States in 1900. She died on 9 April 1902, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

William Griffith
Lydia Elida Bovee
Marriage: 18 March 1848
Philip Griffith
William Griffith

Sources (4)

  • Lizzie Griffith, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lida Griffith in household of Peter Bovs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lidia A Griffith, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 March 1848New York, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries 1837: Steuben, Indiana, United States


    Age 22

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of French Beaufils ‘son-in-law, stepson’.

    In some cases possibly also French (Lorraine; Bovée): habitational name from a place called Bovée-sur-Barboure in Meuse. This surname is rare in France.

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

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