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flag  Lydia  WATERMAN

  (b. 7 August 1683Norwich, Connecticut Colony   d. 22 December 1738Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

Lydia WATERMAN was born 7 August 1683 in Norwich, Connecticut Colony. Lydia WATERMAN was the child of Thomas WATERMAN and Miriam TRACY and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Robert WATERMAN and Elizabeth BOURNE (BOURN) (maternal)  Thomas TRACY and Mary UNKNOWN (CONWAY) (LOCK)

She married  Eleazer BURNHAM 20 November 1708 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Eleazer BURNHAM  was born 5 September 1678 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA .  He died 1743 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA .  He was the son of Thomas BURNHAM and Lydia PENGRY (PINGREE).

Lydia WATERMAN died 22 December 1738 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut.
The name Connecticut originates from the Algonquian word 'Quinnehtukqut' (beside the long tidal river). (

Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

Did You Know?America - Did you know? 1918-1920 - Worldwide influenza epidemic strikes; by 1920, nearly 20 million are dead. In U.S., 500,000 perish.


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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

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Lydia WATERMAN married flag Eleazer BURNHAM-- Date: 20 November 1708 Place: Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Eleazer BURNHAM was the son of Thomas BURNHAM and Lydia PENGRY (PINGREE)

1708 BURNAM Eleazar Burnam and Lydea Waterman ware Married the 25th Day of Novembr 1708. Marriage

Vital Records of Norwich Connecticut, 1659-1848. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007.) Originally published as: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848. Hartford, Society of colonial wars in the state of Connecticut, 1913.

flag Lydia BURNHAM (b.1 September 1709, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

flag Elizabeth BURNHAM (b.19 October 1711, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 14 April 1730, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

flag Mary BURNHAM (b.16 October 1714, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 1789, Norwich, Connecticut, USA)

flag Daniel BURNHAM (b.21 March 1717, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 1798, )

flag Sarah BURNHAM (b.8 August 1720, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

flag Eleazer (Eleazar) BURNHAM (b.12 March 1722, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. January 1766, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

Events During the Lifetime of Lydia WATERMAN

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"Lydia married Eleazer Burnham, a new inhabitant of the Nine-miles-square, that came from Ipswich...Read MORE...

1683 - Norwich, Connecticut
1683 WATERMAN Lydiah Watterman borne Agust Anno: 1683 of Thomas Waterman and miriam...Read MORE...

World History 1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.

USA 1692 - March 1 - Salem Witch Trials

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Invention 1698 - The steam engine is invented (Thomas Savery, England)
"Thomas Savery was an English inventor credited with making important advancements and discoveries...Read MORE...

USA 1706 - Benjamin Franklin born January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

January 17, 1706

1708 Marriage / Partner
Lydia WATERMAN and Eleazer BURNHAM 20 November 1708, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1709 Birth of Child
Lydia BURNHAM was born 1 September 1709, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
News Norwich justice
The penalties at this time (first half of 18th century) were :

For drunkenness, a fine, (5s. to ...

1711 Birth of Child
Elizabeth BURNHAM was born 19 October 1711, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1714 Birth of Child
Mary BURNHAM was born 16 October 1714, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1717 Birth of Child
Daniel BURNHAM was born 21 March 1717, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
Invention 1720 - June 10 - Mrs Clements of England markets first paste-style mustard -

1720 Birth of Child
Sarah BURNHAM was born 8 August 1720, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
News 1720 Flood
Sept. 4, 1720. " The flood raised Norwich river to a prodigious height; stacks of hay floated down...Read MORE...

News 1722 - Clever Indian in Norwich
An Indian being found drunk, was brought before Mr. Justice Bushnell, and sentenced according to...Read MORE...

1722 Birth of Child
Eleazer (Eleazar) BURNHAM was born 12 March 1722, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
News In the freshet of February, 1727, four of the town bridges were swept away, and among them was this which crossed the Shetucket.

History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession by the Indians to the Year 1866 Author Frances Manwaring Caulkins Publisher By H.P. Haven, 1874 -

News 1729 Norwich town common established
In 1729, the proprietors agree, vote, and grant, "that the Plain in the Town Platt, called the...Read MORE...

News 1729 Flood (Norwich)
The Boston News-Letter notices an extraordinary flood of the Shetucket at Norwich, 28th of...Read MORE...

News 1730 - Norwich Rattlesnakes
1730. Voted, that whosoever shall kill a rattlesnake within this township at any time within one...Read MORE...

1730 Death of Child
Elizabeth BURNHAM died 14 April 1730, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
News 1737 Flood (Norwich)
A thaw and freshet of unusual power and rapidity of action occurred Jan. 16, 1737. The Shetucket...Read MORE...

1738 - Norwich, Connecticut
1738 BURNAM Mrs Lydia Burnum ye Wife of mr Eleazer Burnum Died on ye 22nd of Decemr, 1738:

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