Elizabeth Lydia M. Cornwell

13 December 1840–18 February 1926 (Age 85)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Lydia M.

When Elizabeth Lydia M. Cornwell was born on 13 December 1840, in Indiana, United States, her father, Simon Arterburn Cornwell, was 37 and her mother, Mary Polly Wolfe, was 32. She married Dr Silas Dean Stroud on 13 May 1858, in Orange, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Stampers Creek, Paoli Township, Orange, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Southeast Township, Orange, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 18 February 1926, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Crawford, Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr Silas Dean Stroud
Elizabeth Lydia M. Cornwell
Marriage: 13 May 1858
Louisa Jane Stroud
Caroline Carrie " Minnie" A. Stroud
Federica Stroud
John Thomas Stroud
James William Stroud
Sarah Ann Stroud

Spouse and Children

13 May 1858
Orange, Indiana, United States


    Louisa Jane Stroud



    James William Stroud



    Caroline Carrie " Minnie" A. Stroud


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 1

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Cornwell in Oxfordshire, named from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. 2. variant of Cornwall .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lyddia Stroud in household of Silas Stroud, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lydia Stroud in household of Silas D Stroud, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lydia M Cornwell in household of Simon A Cornwell, "United States Census, 1850"

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