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Lydia Spooner1836

Name
Lydia Spooner
Given names
Lydia
Surname
Spooner
Birth about 1836
Birth of a son
#1
William Adams

Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 10 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution - http://goo.gl/dGxJ1k
MarriageCharles AdamsView this family
about 1853 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#2
James Adams
about 1854 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a daughter
#3
Margaret Adams
about 1858 (Age 22 years)

Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 21 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza - http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Birth of a daughter
#4
Elizabeth Adams
November 28, 1862 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 25 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Birth of a daughter
#5
Jane Anne Adams
about 1867 (Age 31 years)

Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 31 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://goo.gl/Gz2kHh
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 31 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://goo.gl/iiduRH
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 33 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Birth of a son
#6
John Adams
about 1871 (Age 35 years)

Marriage of a childCharles Horace SchermerhornElizabeth AdamsView this family
July 3, 1876 (Age 40 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 42 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 62 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://goo.gl/AZzZyH
Death of a daughterElizabeth Adams
June 20, 1915 (Age 79 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 80 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 81 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 82 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Death of a sonWilliam Adams
April 30, 1929 (Age 93 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 93 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Death
Family with Charles Adams - View this family
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Marriage: about 1853Ontario, CANADA
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  1. Generation 1
    1. Lydia Spooner was born about 1836 in Ontario, CANADA and died in Ontario, CANADA. She married Charles Adams, son of (Unknown) Adams and Margaret , about 1853 in Ontario, CANADA. He was born about 1828 in IRELAND and died in Ontario, CANADA.

      Children of Lydia Spooner and Charles Adams:

      1. William Adams (1929)
      2. Elizabeth Adams (18621915)
      3. James Adams (1854)
      4. Margaret Adams (1858)
      5. Jane Anne Adams (1867)
      6. John Adams (1871)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. William Adams, son of Charles Adams and Lydia Spooner. He died on April 30, 1929 in Kingston, Ontario, CANADA.

    2. Elizabeth Adams, daughter of Charles Adams and Lydia Spooner, was born on November 28, 1862 in Ontario, CANADA and died on June 20, 1915 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California at the age of 52.. She had a relationship with Louis Theodore Norwood She married Charles Horace Schermerhorn, son of John Deaton Schermerhorn and Susannah Kinneborough, on July 3, 1876 in Sunbury, Storrington, Ontario. He was born on August 24, 1854 in Odessa, Ontario, CANADA and died on December 13, 1907 in Portsmouth, Ontario, CANADA at the age of 53.

      Children of Elizabeth Adams and Louis Theodore Norwood:

      1. Louis Thomas Norwood (1899)

      Children of Elizabeth Adams and Charles Horace Schermerhorn:

      1. Elizabeth Schermerhorn (18841954)
      2. Mary Jane Vanpelt Schermerhorn (18771948)
      3. Alice May Schermerhorn (1879)
      4. Samuel Van Pelt Schermerhorn (18801957)
      5. Charles Frederick Schermerhorn (18821956)
      6. John Schermerhorn (18861945)
    3. James Adams, son of Charles Adams and Lydia Spooner, was born about 1854.

    4. Margaret Adams, daughter of Charles Adams and Lydia Spooner, was born about 1858.

    5. Jane Anne Adams, daughter of Charles Adams and Lydia Spooner, was born about 1867.

    6. John Adams, son of Charles Adams and Lydia Spooner, was born about 1871.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Louis Thomas Norwood, son of Louis Theodore Norwood and Elizabeth Adams, was born on December 19, 1899 in Watertown, Jefferson Co., New York.

    2. Elizabeth Schermerhorn, daughter of Charles Horace Schermerhorn and Elizabeth Adams, was born on November 27, 1884 in Kingston, Ontario, CANADA and died on August 20, 1954 in San Gabriel, California, USA at the age of 69. She married Michael Sailer, son of John Sailer and Regina Schilling.

      Children of Elizabeth Schermerhorn and Michael Sailer:

      1. Private
      2. Elsie Vivien Sailer (19031976)
      3. Katherine Elizabeth Sailer (19111985)
    3. Mary Jane Vanpelt Schermerhorn, daughter of Charles Horace Schermerhorn and Elizabeth Adams, was born on September 23, 1877 in Ontario, CANADA and died about 1948.

    4. Alice May Schermerhorn, daughter of Charles Horace Schermerhorn and Elizabeth Adams, was born on June 24, 1879 in Ontario, CANADA.. She had a relationship with Ernest Hugo Wagner She married George Simpson about 1923.

    5. Samuel Van Pelt Schermerhorn, son of Charles Horace Schermerhorn and Elizabeth Adams, was born on December 2, 1880 in Odessa, Ontario, CANADA and died on July 26, 1957 at the age of 76. He married Louisa on July 9, 1910 in New York, City, New York.

    6. Charles Frederick Schermerhorn, son of Charles Horace Schermerhorn and Elizabeth Adams, was born on December 24, 1882 in Kingston, Ontario, CANADA and died on February 12, 1956 at the age of 73. He married Pearl Gower on September 3, 1917 in Medina, Ohio, USA.

    7. John Schermerhorn, electrician, son of Charles Horace Schermerhorn and Elizabeth Adams, was born on November 2, 1886 in Kingston, Ontario, CANADA and died on November 23, 1945 in New York, USA at the age of 59. He married Onyx Auchampaugh in June 1907 in New York, USA.