Lydia Barnard

Brief Life History of Lydia

When Lydia Barnard was born about 1796, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Frederick Barnard, was 24 and her mother, Judith Gardner, was 23.

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Frederick Barnard
1773–1854
Judith Gardner
1774–1804
Lydia Barnard
1796–
Frederick Barnard Jr.
1799–1851
Jemima Barnard
1800–1876
Judith Barnard
1802–1850

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    World Events (3)

    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    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.

    1803

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    English, Dutch, and French: variant of Bernard and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. The surname Barnard is very rare in France.

    Americanized form of German Bernhard or Bernhardt , and of German, Polish, Czech, and Slovenian Bernard .

    History: This name was brought independently to New England by many bearers from the 17th century onward. John Barnard was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker). Another John Barnard, born in Boston in 1681, was a Congregational clergyman who served as minister of Marblehead, MA, from 1716 to 1770.

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

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