Lydia Cary


Brief Life History of Lydia

When Lydia Cary was born in 1775, in Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, her father, William Cary, was 46 and her mother, Eunice Webb, was 41. She married Samuel Ayres on 8 October 1797, in Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Iroquois, Illinois, United States in 1850. She died in 1855, in Tazewell, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Ayres
Lydia Cary
Marriage: 8 October 1797
Sally Ayres
Sarah H. Ayres
John F. C. Ayres
Aurelia Ayres
Marelia Ayres
Samuel Mason Ayres
Maria Lydia Ayres
John Carey Ayres
Aurelia J. Ayres
Marelia J. Ayres

Sources (17)

  • Lydia Ayers in household of Lemuel Boyd, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia Cary, "New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Lydia Cary in entry for John F C Ayres, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1797Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 1

    New Hampshire is 9th state.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 25

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Donegal and Westmeath) and English: variant of Carey .

    French: variant of Carry 2.

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

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