Lydia Horton

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Lydia Horton, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born about 10 September 1793.1 She died, probably at Sheshequin, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, 21 March 1844.2 A marker, which may be a cenotaph, is at at Lawnridge Cemetery, Ogle Co., Illinois.1

Lydia married (1) David S. Blackman, whose parents are unknown (or not traced);3 she married (2), as his 2nd wife, George Billings, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Sheshequin, about 1838.4

She was a widow of David S. Blackman, who died 5 Sep 1838 at the age of 34 years. Her date of birth is calculated from her age at death, given as 50 yrs, 6 months, 11 days.2,1

Family 2

George Billings b. abt. 1 Oct 1795, d. 21 Apr 1861
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  1. [S1546] "DHM", Find A Grave memorial #16734457, added 21 Nov 2006, online, accessed Jan 2013, further cited as Find A Grave.
  2. [S21] Clement F. Heverly, Pioneer and Patriot Families of Bradford County Pennsylvania 1800-1825 (Two vols., Towanda, Pennsylvania: Bradford Star Print, 1915), 407, further cited as Heverly, Pioneers of Bradford Co.
  3. [S1938] George F. Horton and Adaline Horton White, The Hortons in America: Being a Corrected Reprint of the 1876 Work by Dr. Geo. F. Horton With Many of the Succeeding Generations Brought Down to the Present Time; With the History and Some Lines of the Posterity of Thomas Horton, the Springfield, Mass., Immigrant, 1636; And Also a Line of the Posterity of Levi Horton, a Descendant of Jeremy Horton, the Sea Captain (1876; reprint, Seattle, Washington: Sherman Printing & Binding, 1929), 35-36, further cited as Horton and White, Hortons in America.
  4. [S13] James W. Towner, A Genealogy of the Towner Family: the Descendants of Richard Towner, who came from Sussex County, Eng., to Guilford, Conn., before 1685 (Los Angeles, California: Times-Mirror Printing & Binding House, 1910), 75-76, further cited as Towner, Towner Family.