Lydia Pons

4 December 1838–29 July 1916 (Age 77)
Angrogna, Turin, Piedmont, Italy

The Life Summary of Lydia

When Lydia Pons was born on 4 December 1838, in Angrogna, Turin, Piedmont, Italy, her father, Barthelemy Pons, was 40 and her mother, Marie Anne Lautaret, was 34. She married Winthrope Farley on 24 March 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 29 July 1916, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Winthrope Farley
Lydia Pons
Marriage: 24 March 1857
Theodore Farley
Lydia Farley
Emma Farley
Ardella Farley
Edward Farley
Adaline Farley
Lafayette Farley
David K Farley
Drucilla Farley
Olive Eugenia Farley
Francis Farley
Israel Farley
Jesse Winthrop Farley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 March 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 11
    Austria regains control of most of Italy.
    Age 22
    Northern Italy was joined to the Kingdom of Sardinia.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Pedro, Ramon, Guillermo, Roberto, Carlos, Francisco, Luis, Mario, Rafael, Apolonia. French Adrien, Armand, Emile, Jacques, Marcel, Marcelle, Matilde.Catalan, French (Occitan), and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Pons (see Ponce ).German: patronymic from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name, such as Bonhard, formed with the element bon ‘request, petition’ (compare Latin bonus).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Emma Pons life history in Italy and Ogden, Utah

    Condensed and edited by Alvin Arave from “THE MORMON WALDENSIANS” A Thesis Presented to the Department of History Brigham Young University by Diane Stokoe December 1985 This condensation is …

    Sources (23)

    • Lydia Farley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Lydia Pons in entry for Edward Farley and Lottie Hill, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Lydia Pons Forley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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