Lydia Page Morrill

7 December 1826–19 December 1907 (Age 81)
Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Lydia Page

When Lydia Page Morrill was born on 7 December 1826, in Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Ezekiel Morrill, was 47 and her mother, Mary Cutler, was 38. She married Lorenzo Ames on 11 October 1852, in Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Albany, Albany, New York, United States in 1855. She died on 19 December 1907, at the age of 81.

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Lorenzo Ames
Lydia Page Morrill
Marriage: 11 October 1852
Helen Ames
Mary Morrill Ames
Myra F. Ames
Samuel Patten Ames

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1852Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 1
    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.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 37
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant spelling of Morrell .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Lydia B Ames in household of Lorenzo Ames, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Lydia P Ames in household of Lorenzo Ames, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Lydia P Morrell in household of Lorenzo Ames, "New York State Census, 1855"

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