Lydia Ann Weaver

27 March 1816–
Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of Lydia Ann

When Lydia Ann Weaver was born on 27 March 1816, in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, United States, her father, James Weaver, was 45 and her mother, Anna Davis, was 38. She married John W Ellsworth in 1836. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Steuben, New York, United States in 1850 and Reading, Schuyler, New York, United States for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

John W Ellsworth
1804–1886
Lydia Ann Weaver
1816–
Marriage: 1836
Moses D Ellsworth
1828–
Eliza J. Ellsworth
1832–1866
Angeline Ellsworth
1836–1920
Lydia Ellsworth
1854–
John Sheffield
1869–

Spouse and Children

    John W Ellsworth

    Male1804–1886Male

    Female1816–Female

MARRIAGE
1836
children

(5)

    Moses D Ellsworth

    Male1828–Male

    Eliza J. Ellsworth

    Female1832–1866Female

    Angeline Ellsworth

    Female1836–1920Female

    Lydia Ellsworth

    Female1854–Female

    John Sheffield

    Male1869–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 11

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1863

Age 47

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Wæfre, or wyfre, a weaver

Sources (3)

  • Lydia Ann Ellsworth in household of John W Ellsworth, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lydia A Ellsworth in household of John Ellsworth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lydia A Elsworth in household of John W Elsworth, "New York State Census, 1865"

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