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  (b. 22 September 1707 Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. possibly June 6, 1777 Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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Lydia LEONARD was born 22 September 1707 in Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut . Lydia LEONARD was the child of Samuel LEONARD (LEONARDSON)   and   Lydia COOKE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Samuel LEONARD (LEONARDSON) and Abigail ATWOOD (WOOD) (maternal)  Richard COOKE and Grace LARABEE?

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Lydia  married  Matthew HUNTINGTON 17 May 1726 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Matthew HUNTINGTON  was born 16 April 1694 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville).  Matthew was the child of Christopher HUNTINGTON and Sarah ADGATE.

Lydia LEONARD died possibly June 6, 1777 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .
Details of the family tree of Lydia appear below.
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Did You Know?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

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Lydia LEONARD married Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Matthew HUNTINGTON-- Date: 17 May 1726 Place: Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Matthew HUNTINGTON was the child of Christopher HUNTINGTON and Sarah ADGATE

1726 HUNTINGTON [113] Matthew Huntington and Lydia Lennard were married the 17th day of may 1726. 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.

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1707 Birth
22 September 1707
Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
Baptism - Preston, Connecticut
Nov 7, 1708 - Lydia, daughter of Samuel LEONARDSON, Jun.

Extracted from
The Bi-Centennial Celebration
First Congregational Church
of Preston, Connecticut, 1698-1898
Statistics of the Church Taken From The Church Records.

Pages 137 - 152 ct/ preston_ct_bapt.htm

NOTE: This is the same day her mother joined the church by letter from her previous church
Lydia LEONARD - Title Vital records of Norwich, 1659-1848, Volume 1 Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848, General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.). Connecticut Author
Title Vital records of Norwich, 1659-1848, Volume 1
Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848, General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.). Connecticut
Authors Norwich (Conn.), General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.). Connecticut
Publisher Society of colonial wars in the state of Connecticut, 1913
1726 Marriage / Partner
Lydia LEONARD and Matthew HUNTINGTON 17 May 1726, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1728 Birth of Child
Lydia HUNTINGTON was born 25 April 1728, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1730 Birth of Child
Nathan HUNTINGTON was born 30 October 1730, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1733 Birth of Child
Sarah HUNTINGTON was born 18 April 1733, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1734 Birth of Child
Elizabeth HUNTINGTON was born 14 November 1734, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1736 Birth of Child
Samuel HUNTINGTON was born 14 March 1736, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1739 Birth of Child
Amos HUNTINGTON was born 4 September 1739, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1743 Birth of Child
Sarah HUNTINGTON was born 25 May 1743, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1746 Birth of Child
Ame HUNTINGTON was born 5 August 1746, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1749 Birth of Child
Elias HUNTINGTON was born 2 September 1749, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1764 Death of Child
Lydia HUNTINGTON died 6 May 1764, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1771 Death of Child
Elias HUNTINGTON died 30 July 1771, Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City)

Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
Old Preston, Connecticut cemetery. Located near the intersection of Rte 164 and Rte 165. Many of the stones are so old that erosion has reduced them to ordinary rocks (without any visible signs of writing on them).
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Death -- Norwich, Connecticut (see Records of the First Church of Norwich [Bozrah], Connecticut, 1739-1824)
name: Lydia Huntington
gender: Female
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death date: 1777
death place: Connecticut
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indexing project (batch) number: B03481-4
system origin: Connecticut-EASy
gs film number: 3244
reference id: pg 37

'Connecticut, Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934,' index, FamilySearch ( pal:/ MM9.1.1/ F7FJ-GZ2 : accessed 07 Mar 2013), Lydia Huntington, 1777; citing reference pg 37, FHL microfilm 3244.
Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 3/14/2018 5:30:04 PM
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