Lydia Hathaway Goding

1818–1872 (Age 54)
Livermore, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Lydia Hathaway

When Lydia Hathaway Goding was born on 14 April 1818, in Livermore, Oxford, Maine, United States, her father, Jonas Coolidge Goding, was 28 and her mother, Patience Tollman, was 27. She married Benjamin H Butterfield on 25 August 1853, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Brighton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years and Massachusetts, United States in 1870. She died on 20 December 1872, in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Brighton, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Lydia Hathaway Goding
Benjamin H Butterfield
Marriage: 25 August 1853
Eliza Jane Butterfield

Spouse & Children

25 August 1853
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 2

Maine is the 23rd state.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Gooding .2 German (Göding): variant of Godding .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lydia H Butterfield in household of David Goding, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • 1850 Lydia Gording in household of James Gording, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1860 Lydia Goding in household of Jonas Goding, "United States Census, 1860"

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