Lydia Elizabeth Stoddard

11 March 1836–19 December 1888 (Age 52)
Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Lydia Elizabeth

When Lydia Elizabeth Stoddard was born on 11 March 1836, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, her father, Amos Stoddard, was 27 and her mother, Leah Fickes, was 28. She married Joseph Warren Wadsworth SR on 5 March 1857, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Davis, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 19 December 1888, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Hooper Cemetery, Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Warren Wadsworth SR
1831–1925
Lydia Elizabeth Stoddard
1836–1888
Marriage: 5 March 1857
Elizabeth Elmira Wadsworth
1857–1929
Frank Abiah Wadsworth
1859–1927
Eli Amos Wadsworth
1861–1910
George Martin Wadsworth
1862–1932
Eliza Jane Wadsworth
1865–1926
Elsa Permella Wadsworth
1868–1939
Henry David Wadsworth
1870–1915
Lucinda Adaline Wadsworth
1872–1874
Josephine Laura Wadsworth
1874–1949
Charles Wadsworth
1878–1878
Archibald Warren Wadsworth
1880–1958

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 March 1857Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 3
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Tornado Finishes off the Temple
    Age 14
    On May 27, 1850, a tornado came through Nauvoo and took the remaining outer walls of the temple. It was the most frightful thing the city had witnessed. Not just a tornado but also lightening, thunder, wind, hail and rain assailed the spot. Over time what was not destroyed by the storm crumbled until only a small amount was left.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: occupational name for someone who looked after a stud of horses, from Middle English and Older Scots stod(e), stud(e) ‘establishment where horses were bred’, ‘herd of stallions or mares’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’.English: variant of Stothard, an occupational name for a keeper of cattle or horses, from Middle English stot ‘steer, bullock’ or ‘horse’ + herd(e) ‘herdsman’. The name was probably confused with Stodeherd ‘keeper of stud-horses’ (see above).History: The Stoddard family of Boston, MA, was introduced by Anthony Stoddard (1600–1686), who settled there in 1639. Solomon Stoddard (1643–1728/9) was a prominent Congregational clergyman in MA, the grandfather of Jonathan Edwards, and progenitor of many noted descendants.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Studdard
    Stodden
    Stoddart

    Story Highlight

    Abiah Wadsworth

    ABIAH WADSWORTH taken from book "Abiah Wadsworth and his Wives and Family Biographies" Abiah Wadsworth was born May 25, 1810 in Lincolnville, Maine. He died April 18, 1899 in Taylor, Idaho. His paren …

    Sources (32)

    • 1836 Illinois Birth of Lydia Elizabeth Stoddard, "Illinois, Hancock County, Nauvoo Community Project, 1839-1846 (BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy)"
    • 1850 United States Census for Lydia Elizabeth Stoddard in household of Amos Stoddard & Leah Fickes
    • 1857 Utah Marriage of Joseph Warren Wadsworth Sr & Lydia Elizabeth Stoddard

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