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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John W Ellsworth
Lydia Ann Weaver
Marriage: 1836
Moses D Ellsworth
Eliza J. Ellsworth
Angeline Ellsworth
Lydia Ellsworth
John Sheffield

Spouse and Children

    John W Ellsworth





    Moses D Ellsworth


    Eliza J. Ellsworth


    Angeline Ellsworth


    Lydia Ellsworth


    John Sheffield


Parents and Siblings



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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.

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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