Lydia Aby Presley

20 February 1835–22 January 1919 (Age 83)
Chardon, Geauga, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Lydia Aby

When Lydia Aby Presley was born on 20 February 1835, in Chardon, Geauga, Ohio, United States, her father, William Hawkins Presley, was 23 and her mother, Eleanor Hepzibah Johnson, was 18. She married Orlando Fish Mead on 27 January 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in United States in 1900 and Sunnyside, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 22 January 1919, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Mead Cemetery, Price, Carbon, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orlando Fish Mead
Lydia Aby Presley
Marriage: 27 January 1853
Elenor Hepzibah Mead
Eleanor Mead
Annie Eliza Mead
Zina Percinda Mead
Theresa Amelia Mead
Lydia Keziah Mead
Emily Jane Mead
Louisa Mary Mead
Amanda Aurelia Mead
Frances Idona Mead
Orlando Teancum Mead
George Carlos Mead

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 January 1853Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 1
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 25
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Priestley with loss of -t- through assimilation into the preceding -s-.Americanized form of German Pressler .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Lydia Abby Presley

    Of women of Lydia's day as well as our day, steel is needed. Unbending. Beautiful. And, as Eve, Sarah, and Abigail before us, we as women must turn steel into gold. The following poem was written o …

    Sources (33)

    • Lydia Mead, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Lydia A. Presley in entry for Don Elijah Davis and Lydia Keziah Mead Dimick, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Lydia A. Prisley in entry for Amanda Mead Montgomery, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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