Lydia Tarrants

White, Illinois, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Tarrants was born in 1847, in White, Illinois, United States, her father, James Patrick Tarrant, was 34 and her mother, Nancy Mahala Langford, was 20. She died before 1870, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 22.

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James Patrick Tarrant
Nancy Mahala Langford
William G. Tarrant
Elihu Tarrant
Lydia Tarrants
James Alexander Tarrant
Jane Tarrant
Granville C. Tarrant
Mahala Priscilla Tarrant
Mary E. Tarrant
Henry Franklin Tarrants
Charles Monroe Tarrant
Elza Tarrant
Amanda E. Tarrant
Sarah Lydia Tarrant

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World Events (3)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 1

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 16

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Variant of German and Dutch Arends .

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Lydia Tarrants - birth: 1847; White, Illinois, United States
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