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Lydia Spear

Lydia Spear

Female 1752 - 1824  (72 years)

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  • Name Lydia Spear 
    Born 29 Jan 1751/1752  prob, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Dec 1824  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19007  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Elkanah Spear 
    Mother Elizabeth Capron 
    Family ID F10110  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 David Wilkinson,   b. 30 Oct 1748, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 5 Apr and 29 May 1780, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F10109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 James Smith,   b. 23 Oct 1752, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 22 Aug 1835  (Age > 83 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1791  Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lydia Smith,   b. 7 Jul 1792
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F10076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jan 1751/1752 - prob, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jun 1791 - Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Dec 1824 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: "John Smith, the Miller, of Providence Rhode Island: Some of His Descendants," by Charles William Farnham, in _Genealogies of Rhode Island Families from Rhode Island Periodicals_ (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1983), 2:92.

      !DEATH: At 63. --C.W. Farnham

      !IDENTITY: "Possibly she is the Lydia, Daughter of Elkanah and Elizabeth Spear, who married David Wilkinson, [son] of Israel, in Smithfield 25 April 1773." --C.W. Farnham

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 1 Jan 2007. Confirms C.W. Farnham's suggestion that Lydia is the daughter of Elkanah and Elizabeth Spear (see above). Cites the following:
      • The marriage record: Smith, James {18951}, of Glocester, son of Rufus and Mercy, and Lydia Wilkinson, widow of David, of Smithfield. (src: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island 1636-1850, 7:174, Smithfield Friends Record).
      • Lydia Spear {19007}, b. January 29, 1751/52, prob. Smithfield, Providence, RI is the daughter of Elkanah Spear {79607} and his wife Elizabeth {79608}. (src: James Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island 1636-1850, 7:200, Smithfield Friends Record).


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