Lydia R Lynn

September 1890–1971 (Age 80)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lydia R

When Lydia R Lynn was born in September 1890, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry H Lynn, was 24 and her mother, Sarah A Fehnel, was 25. She had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with William Wirt Miller. She lived in Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Windsor Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1971, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Wirt Miller
Lydia R Lynn
William H Miller
Harrison Franklin Miller
Amelia Rosanna Miller
Edwin E Miller
Rachael Mildred Miller

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    Sarah A Fehnel




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 15

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhloinn and Ó Fhloinn ( see Flynn ).2 Scottish: variant of Lyne 3.3 English: habitational name from any of several places so called in Norfolk, in particular King's Lynn, an important center of the medieval wool trade. The place name is probably from an Old Welsh word cognate with Gaelic linn ‘pool’, ‘stream’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Liddie Miller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lydia Miller in household of William Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lydia R Miller in household of Wm W Miller, "United States Census, 1940"

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