Lydia Ann Sanford

1 August 1782–22 April 1824 (Age 41)
Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lydia Ann

When Lydia Ann Sanford was born on 1 August 1782, in Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, James Sanford, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Beach, was 17. She married William Shepherd on 16 August 1801. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 22 April 1824, in her hometown, at the age of 41, and was buried in Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Shepherd
Lydia Ann Sanford
Marriage: 16 August 1801
Elvira Shepherd
William McArthur Shepard
Sarah Shepard

Spouse and Children

16 August 1801


Parents and Siblings

    James Sanford


    Sarah Beach




    Lemuel Sanford



    Isaac P. Sanford


    Alanson Sanford


    Lazarus Sanford


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 6

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 12

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sandford .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lydia Ann Shepard, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Lydia Ann Shepard, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Lydia Ann Sanford Shepard, "Find A Grave Index"

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