Lydia Yoder

29 March 1833–13 September 1919 (Age 86)
Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lydia

When Lydia Yoder was born on 29 March 1833, in Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Bishop Solomon Yoder, was 32 and her mother, Frances Rhiel, was 29. She married Peter B Nafzinger in March 1854. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Maryland, United States in 1870 and District 11 Election District, Baltimore, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 September 1919, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Long Green Mennonite Cemetery, Long Green, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter B Nafzinger
Lydia Yoder
Marriage: March 1854
Fannie Nafzinger
Moses Eli Nafzinger
John Nafzinger
Martha Elizabeth Nafzinger
Annie P Nafzinger

Spouse and Children

    Peter B Nafzinger



March 1854


    Fannie Nafzinger


    Moses Eli Nafzinger




    Annie P Nafzinger


Parents and Siblings

    Bishop Solomon Yoder


    Frances Rhiel




    Levi Yoder


    Noah R. Yoder


    Lydia Yoder


    Jonas Yoder


    Solomon Yoder


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · Baltimore Riot of 1861

Age 28

"On April 19, 1861, the Baltimore riot took place on Pratt Street. A combination of antiwar """"Copperhead"""" Democrats and other Southern/Confederate sympathizers and Massachusetts and Pennsylvania militia ran into each other at President Street Station and ended at Camden Street Station. This was the first bloodshed of the American Civil War."

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the Swiss surname Joder, from a reduced form of the personal name Theodor(us) ( see Theodore ). This was the name of the patron saint of western Switzerland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lidia Nufzinger in household of Peter Nufzinger, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lydia Nafzinger in household of Moses Nafzinges, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lidia Nafzinger in household of Peter Nafzinger, "United States Census, 1870"

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