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Lydia Smith Morgan Bulkeley
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Birth: Oct. 7, 1806
Bozrah
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1894
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Daughter of Avery and Jerusha Morgan. Wife of Judge Eliphalet Bulkeley, the first president of the Aetna Life Insurance Company. Mother of former Governor Morgan G. Bulkeley and former Lt. Governor William H. Bulkeley. Distant cousin of J.P. Morgan.

For about 35 years after their marriage, Eliphalet and Lydia Bulkeley lived in East Haddam, where the judge practice law and their children were born. In 1864, the family moved to Hartford. She was involved in charitable and benevolent organizations and was president of the Hartford Orphan Asylum for several years.

Obituary in Hartford Courant, August 10, 1894, p 1. 
 
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 Parents:
  Avery Morgan (1781 - 1860)
  Jerusha Gardner Morgan (1783 - 1861)
 
 Spouses:
  Eliphalet Adams Bulkeley (1803 - 1872)
  Eliphalet Adams Bulkeley (1803 - 1872)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Morgan Bulkeley (1833 - 1835)*
  Charles Edwin Bulkeley (1835 - 1864)*
  Morgan Gardner Bulkeley (1837 - 1922)*
  William Henry Bulkeley (1840 - 1902)*
  Mary Jerusha Bulkeley Brainard (1843 - 1921)*
  Eliphalet Adams Bulkeley (1847 - 1848)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Gardner Morgan Green (____ - 1871)*
  Lydia Smith Morgan Bulkeley (1806 - 1894)
  Nathan Denison Morgan (1818 - 1895)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Section 1
 
Created by: Mike S
Record added: Jul 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93774477
Lydia Smith <i>Morgan</i> Bulkeley
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Lydia Smith <i>Morgan</i> Bulkeley
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Lydia Smith <i>Morgan</i> Bulkeley
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