|Lydia Swayne Naylor|
|Birth: ||Feb., 1816|
|Death: ||Aug. 18, 1853|
Lydia Swayne was born about February 1816, in West Fallowfield, Chester County. She was the daughter of Isaac Swayne, born 1773 in East Marlborough, Chester County and Sarah Tinsley, born 1782 in New Garden, Chester County. Lydia's father died at West Marlborough when she was just a little girl on October 3, 1823.
Lydia married Samuel Naylor probably in Chester County, date unknown. They had three children in Pennsylvania, Edith Jane-1841, Mary C.-1843, and Sarah A.-1845. Their next two children were born in New Jersey, Benjamin Franklin born 11 October, 1846 at Lamberton, and Hannah born 1848. After their return to Pennsylvania, Charles William was born on 11 December 1850.
In the hot summer of 1853, Lydia Swayne Naylor died of hepatitis on the 18th of August, leaving six children without a mother. Edith Jane was just 12, and the youngest, Charles, was only two years and eight months old, at the time of her death.
Her obituary, in the Philadelphia 'Public Ledger' of August 20, 1853, lists her husband as Samuel Naylor. She was 37 years and 6 months old. She was to be buried from her husband's home on Frankfort Street (Kensington). Notation says Chester County papers please copy.
Samuel Naylor (1818 - 1864)
Mutual Burial Ground of Kensington (Defunct)
Created by: millie starr
Record added: Jun 02, 2012
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