Lydia Little

1790–1851 (Age 61)
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Little was born on 10 October 1790, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, James Little, was 31 and her mother, Lydia Young, was 31. She married Elisha James on 19 May 1808. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 5 November 1851, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lydia Little
1790–1851
Elisha James
1785–1854
Marriage: 19 May 1808
Lydia J. James
1810–1851
Sarah James
1812–1867
Benjamin James
1814–1901
Edward James
1817–1877
Francis James
1819–1906
Mary James
1821–1823
John James
1824–1836
Charles Prouty James
1827–1904
Mary D. James
1829–1895
Thomas Scott James
1832–1922

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
19 May 1808
children

(10)

  • Lydia J. James

    Female1810–1851Female

  • Sarah James

    Female1812–1867Female

  • Benjamin James

    Male1814–1901Male

  • Edward James

    Male1817–1877Male

  • Male1819–1906Male

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (7)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 1

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1808

Age 18

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a small man, or distinguishing epithet for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, from Middle English littel, Old English lȳtel, originally a diminutive of lȳt ( see Light 3).2 Irish: translation of Gaelic Ó Beagáin ‘descendant of Beagán’ ( see Begin ).3 Translation of French Petit and Lepetit; also used as an English form of names such as Jean-Petit ‘little John’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lydia Y James in household of Elisha James, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lydia Z. James, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Lydia Y. Little James in entry for Edward James and Seren Charlotte Chubbuck, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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