Lydia Philips

1734–1820 (Age 85)
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Philips was born on 17 September 1734, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Jeremiah Phillips, was 39 and her mother, Martha Bishop, was 26. She married Peter Ballou in 1753, in Gloucester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 12 daughters. She lived in Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1734. She died in August 1820, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Lydia Philips
1734–1820
Peter Ballou
1732–1818
Marriage: 1753
Freelove Ballou
1754–
Ballou
1765–
Lydia Ballou
1776–
Mary Ballou
1756–1852
Patience Ballou
1758–1758
Eva Ballou
1760–1760
Martha Ballou
1761–1761
Nathan Ballou
1761–1761
Joanna Ballou
1763–1763
Lilas Ballou
1770–
Mrs Sarah Phillips
1772–1843
Seth Ballou
1772–1860
Laban Ballou
1776–
Laban Ballou
1776–
Lydia Phillips Ballou
1778–
Sarah Ballou
1780–
Rizpah Ballou
1781–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1753
Gloucester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
children

(17)

+12 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 42

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 42

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 46

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

Name Meaning

English, North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Phillips .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lydia in entry for Lydia Phillips Ballou, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Lydia in entry for Lilas Ballou, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Lydia in entry for Sarah Ballou, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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