Lydia Jane Rands

21 December 1856–15 November 1920 (Age 63)
Goodwood, Vryburg, Cape Province, South Africa

The Life Summary of Lydia Jane

When Lydia Jane Rands was born on 21 December 1856, in Goodwood, Vryburg, Cape Province, South Africa, her father, Joseph William Rands, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Anderson, was 27. She married Bernard Frederick Weyland on 18 June 1872, in Batesville, Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1900 and Batesville, Tooele, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 November 1920, in Erda, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bernard Frederick Weyland
Lydia Jane Rands
Marriage: 18 June 1872
Michael Bennett Weyland
Ernest Peter Weyland
Eleanor Weyland
George Peter Weyland
Adelaide Weyland
Edward Weyland
Pearl Lydia Weyland
Earl Bernard Weyland
Fredrick Weyland
Albert Weyland
Raymond Weyland
Alice May Weyland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1872Batesville, Tooele, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 7
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 19
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English and German: patronymic from Rand 1. Compare Rance .

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

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    Sources (27)

    • Lydia Weyland in household of Bernard Weyland, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lydia Rands in entry for Ray Weyland and Margaret Allen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Lydia Rands in entry for Lida Pearl Morrow, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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