Lydia Webster (Andrus) (1730 - 1761)

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Death: Died in Newington, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Lydia Webster (Andrus)

  • History and genealogy of the Gov. John Webster family of Connecticut with numerous portraits and illustrations (1915) Vol. 1
  • https://archive.org/details/historygenealogy01webs
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  • 1. Jonathan Webster, b. Mch. 18, 1681-2, and baptized Mch. 26, at which time his father "owned the covenant," mar. Dec, 14., 1704, Esther, b. Feb. 8, 1686, dau. of Benjamin and Mary (Lewis) Judd, and sister of Benjamin Judd of New Britain, Ct. Jonathan Webster removed from Hartford to Glastonbury where, in 1713, he was a taxpayer, and in 1730 was a resident of Wright's Island. .... etc.
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  • Jonathan Webster, d. Sep. 18. 1758, aged 76 years and 6 months. She d. Dec. 22. 1782, at Bernardston; Mass., aged 97 years, and was buried there. Her epitaph reads, ... etc.
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  • CHILDREN: Jonathan, b. Oct. 5, 1703; bap. Oct. 7. 2d ch. Hartford); Esther, b., Feb. 23, 1706-7, bap. Feb. 29, 1708 : Jemima, b. Dec. 25, 1709; Ezekiel, b. June 7, 1712; Mehitabel, b. Oct. 20, 1714; Dorcas, b. Feb 13, 1716-17; Sarah, b. Jan. 13, 1718-19; David, b. Jan. 29. 1720-21; Mary, b. Nov. 8, 1723; Susannah, b. May 28, 1726, bap. July 10, 1726. d. Jan. 8, 1728; Stephen. b. June 11, 1728, bap. July 21, 1728. Resumed in Chapter VI.
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  • 8. David Webster, b. Jan. 29, 1720-21, a a lawyer of Glastonbury, Ct., m. (1) June 20, 1750, Lydia Andrus, b. July 20, 1730, dau. of Caleb and Mary (Gillett) Andrus of Newington Parish in Wethersfield, Ct. He m. (2) Oct. 23, 1761, Zerviah Hart, b. Dec. 16, 1728, dau. of Hezekiah and Martha (Beckley) Hart, and widow of John Allis, who was b. Sep. 11, 1726 and died Jan. 17, 1786, son of William Allis. Zerviah Hart had one son by John Allis. namely Abel Allis, b. 1775, who m. Widow Thankful Gilbert, and d. July 3, 1816: David Webster m. (3) Nov. 22, 1786, Olive Smith, widow of Abraham Denning. .... etc.
  • He and his wives died in Newington, Ct., as follows: Lydia Andrus, April 13, 1761, in her 31st year: Serviah Hart-AIlis, Jan. 17, 1786, aged 57 years and .1 mo., and he, May 12, 1806, in his 85th year, and his widow, Olive Smith-Deming, March 31, 1831, aged 92 years.
  • CHILDREN: (By first mar.) Hannah, b. at Glastonbury July 10, 1751: Amos Andrews, b. probably at Newington, Aug. 30, 1752: Mary, b. Feb. 28, 1754, and bap. March 3, following: David, b. Feb. 5, 1757, bap. the day following; Lydia, born April 13, 1761, the date of her mother's death. She doubtless died soon, if not at that time, since another child born in 1765 is named Lydia. (2d mar.) Hepzibah, b. Nov. 3, 1763; Lydia, b. Sept. 28,
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  • 1765; John, b. April 7, 1768; Selah, Sept 20, 1770, bap. at Kensington, Ct., Sep. 30, 1770, d. Nov. 13, 1776, in 7th year. Resumed in Chapter IX.

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Lydia Webster's Timeline

1730
July 20, 1730
1750
June 20, 1750
Age 19
1761
April 13, 1761
Age 30
Newington, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA