Lydia Ellen Deal

7 July 1871–25 August 1907 (Age 36)
St. Johns Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States

The Life of Lydia Ellen

When Lydia Ellen Deal was born on 7 July 1871, in St. Johns Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States, her father, Joseph Andrew Deal, was 35 and her mother, Mary Smith, was 34. She married Owen Grant Farnsworth on 9 December 1897, in Missouri Valley, Harrison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Missouri Valley, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1905. She died on 25 August 1907, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Fresno, Fresno, California, United States.

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Owen Grant Farnsworth
Lydia Ellen Deal
Marriage: 9 December 1897
Glen Deal Farnsworth

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9 December 1897
Missouri Valley, Harrison, Iowa, United States


    Glen Deal Farnsworth


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 10

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

1 English: variant of Dale (from the Old Kentish form del) or a habitational name from Deal in Kent, named with this word.2 Americanized spelling of German Die(h)l .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Deal in household of Joseph A Deal, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Lyda Farnsworth, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Liddie E Deal in household of Joseph A Deal, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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