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flag female ancestor  Lydia Jane  VERRILL

  (b. 4 June 1842 New Gloucester, Maine, USA   d. 14 August 1901 Minot, Maine, USA )  
Age: 55
Cause of Death: typhoid fever

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Lydia Jane VERRILL was born 4 June 1842 in New Gloucester, Maine, USA. Lydia Jane VERRILL was the child of William VERRILL   and   Lydia TRIPP and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jeremiah VERRILL and Lydia TRIPP

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Henry PLUMMER 2 April 1881 in Gray, Maine, USA .  Henry PLUMMER  was born May 1846 in Raymond, Maine, USA.  He died 7 April 1902 in Poland, Maine, USA. 

Lydia Jane VERRILL died 14 August 1901 in Minot, Maine, USA.

NOTE: Lydia Verrill Plummer was the aunt of Jessie Cobb, the murdered woman in the story above. She was one of the witnesses who gave testimony to the coroner's jury.

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Lydia Jane VERRILL married flag male ancestor Henry PLUMMER-- Date: 2 April 1881 Place: Gray, Maine, USA


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Lydia Jane VERRILL
Lewiston Evening Journal, Lewiston, Maine, Friday, August 16, 1901
4 June 1842
New Gloucester, Maine, USA

1842 Birth

Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900
name: Lydia Jane Verrill
gender: Female
baptism/ christening date:
baptism/ christening place:
birth date: 04 Jun 1842
death date:
name note:
father's name: William Verrill
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Lydia Verrill
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: I00650-4
system origin: Maine-EASy
source film...

1850 New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine

name: Lydia J Varrill
event: Census
event date: 1850
event place: New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, United States
gender: Female
age: 13
marital status:
race (original):
race (expanded):
birthplace: Maine
estimated birth year: 1837
dwelling house number: 103
family number: 110
line number: 35
nara publication number: M432
nara roll number: 250
film number: 9720
digital folder number: 004193968
image number: 00323...

USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form

USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations

USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.

USA 1859 - October 16 – John Brown raids the Harpers Ferry Armory in Harper's Ferry, Virginia, in an unsuccessful bid to spark a general slave rebellion.

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.

USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.

USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America

USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves

USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

USA 1863 - October 3 – President Lincoln proclaims a national Thanksgiving day to be celebrated the final Thursday in November in the United States

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:

USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"

USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)

World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

1870 New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine

name: Jane Verrill
estimated birth year: 1847
gender: Female
age in 1870: 23y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Maine
home in 1870: Maine, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
William Verrill M 66y Maine
Lydia Verrill F 64y Maine
Jane Verrill F 23y Maine
Joseph Verrill M 21y Maine
Harriet Verrill F 19y Maine
Alvah Verrill M 2y...

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:

USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.

1880 New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine

name: Lydia J. Verrill
residence: New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine
birthdate: 1846
birthplace: Maine, United States
relationship to head: Daughter
spouse's name:
spouse's birthplace:
father's name: William Verrill
father's birthplace: Maine, United States
mother's name: Lydia Verrill
mother's birthplace: Maine, United States
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Female
martial...

1881 Marriage / Partner
Lydia Jane VERRILL and Henry PLUMMER 2 April 1881, Gray, Maine, USA

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

USA 1894 - Pullman strike

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.

USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

USA 1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.

1900 Minot, Androscoggin, Maine

name: Lydia Plummer
titles & terms:
event: Census
event date: 1900
event place: ED 30 Mechanic Falls & Minot towns Mechanic Falls village, Androscoggin, Maine, United States
birth date: Jun 1843
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household: Wife
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's birthplace: Maine
race or color (standardized): White
gender: Female
marital status: Married
years married: 19
estimated marriage...

1901 Death

Name: Lydia Jane Plummer
Gender: Female
Age: 55
Birth Date: abt 1846
Death Date: 14 Aug 1901
Death Place: Minot
Registration Place: Minot, Androscoggin
Spouse: Henry
Father: Wm Verrill
Mother: Lydia Tripp
cause of death: typhoid fever

Source Information: Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Maine Death Records, 1617-1922. Augusta,...

Lydia is buried at:
Buried with her husband in Gray, Maine
page 63
Descendants of Richard Varrell by Harold F. Round, 1968

Added: 6/11/2012 4:16:19 PM - Updated: 1/22/2013 3:29:32 PM

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