Lydia Buswell

22 March 1701–
Boxford, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Buswell was born on 22 March 1701, in Boxford, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Jonathan Buswell, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Stiles, was 38. She died in Somme, Picardie, France.

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Jonathan Buswell
Elizabeth Stiles
Lydia Buswell
John Buswell
Sarah Buswell

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World Events (4)

1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies

Age 77

After the battle of Saratoga France realized that America might be worth backing. They formed an alliance with the colonies and sent naval fleets to help with the war.
1783 · Treaty of Paris is Signed 

Age 82

While Benjamin Franklin was the ambassador to France he negotiated with the French during the war to keep them on the American side. At the same time the Treaty of Paris was established.
1792 · Beginnings of the Republic

Age 91

The first French Republic was founded during the French Revolution. It lasted from the French Revolution until the first empire. It marked the end of the Monarchy, establishment of the National Convention, the reign of Terror, the directory,  and the consulate.

Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): probably a variant spelling of Scottish Boswell .

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

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Sources (1)

  • North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000

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