Lydia Packard


Brief Life History of Lydia

When Lydia Packard was born in 1694, in South Bridgewater, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Nathaniel Packard, was 37 and her mother, Lydia Smith, was 34. She married Jeremiah Howell on 7 April 1718, in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died in 1737, in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 43.

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Jeremiah Howell
Lydia Packard
Marriage: 7 April 1718
Hannah Howell
Lydia Howell
Sarah Howell
Daniel Howell
Susanna Howell

Sources (2)

  • Lydia Packard, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Bridgewater - History of, Plymouth, Massachusetts

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  • Marriage
    7 April 1718Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English pak(e) ‘pack, bundle’ + the Anglo-Norman French pejorative suffix -ard, probably a derogatory occupational name for a peddler.

    English: pejorative derivative of the Middle English personal name Pack .

    Probably also an Americanized form of German Packert, Päckert, from ancient Germanic personal names formed with a word meaning ‘battle’ or ‘to fight’; or a variant of Packer 2 (with excrescent -t).

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

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