Lydia Hazel

6 March 1836–8 January 1866 (Age 29)
Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Lydia

When Lydia Hazel was born on 6 March 1836, in Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Hazell, was 28 and her mother, Charlotte Lock, was 42. She married William Gibson on 29 November 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Aldworth, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 8 January 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

William Gibson
Lydia Hazel
Marriage: 29 November 1862

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (5)

    Age 7
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 18
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a hazelnut tree or grove, Middle English hasel, hesel, or perhaps a habitational name from a minor place named with this word such as Heazille Barton or Heazle Farm in Devon, or from Hessle in East Yorkshire and West Yorkshire, both named from Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ (influenced by Old Norse hesli).2 French: possibly a topographic name a diminutive of Old French hase, haise ‘hedge’.

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Lydia Hazel in household of John Hazel, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Lydia Hazell, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
    • Lydia Hazel, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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