Lydia Cothern

November 1864–27 September 1927 (Age 62)
Rapides, Rapides, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Lydia

Lydia Cothern was born in November 1864, in Rapides, Rapides, Louisiana, United States. She had at least 6 sons and 6 daughters with Mathew Alexander Willis. She lived in Ward Six, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States in 1900 and Calcasieu, Rapides, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 September 1927, in Rapides, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Mathew Alexander Willis
1853–1925
Lydia Cothern
1864–1927
Amanda Willis
1880–1975
Lemuel Willis
1884–1975
William Willis
1889–1964
Lunar Willis
1890–1964
Rudolph Willis
1895–1978
Lizzie Susie Willis
1896–1986
Man Willis
1897–
Evie Willis Coker
1900–1982
Vidie Willis
1902–1994
Ramelyer Willis
1903–
Maryann Willis
1906–
Andrew J. Willis
1906–1936

Spouse and Children

children

(12)

    Female1880–1975Female

    Lemuel Willis

    Male1884–1975Male

    Male1889–1964Male

    Lunar Willis

    Female1890–1964Female

    Rudolph Willis

    Male1895–1978Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Age 4

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 17

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Cawthorne .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Liddie Willis in household of Mathew Willis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lyda Willis in household of Mathew Willis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lydia Willis in household of Alexander Willis, "United States Census, 1900"

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