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 Lydia Alice <I>Woodberry</I> Grantham

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Lydia Alice Woodberry Grantham

  • Birth 1795 South Carolina, USA
  • Death 1860 Choctaw County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA
  • Memorial ID 23273277

Lydia Alice Woodberry was born in South Carolina in 1795. Around 1812 she married Thomas Grantham (1790-1863) there and had several children before moving to Mississippi by 1819. There, they farmed and had other children. (They had a total of twelve children, ten of them males.)

By 1850, they had a farm in Carroll Co., Miss., with only one of their sons still living with them, along with Thomas's mother, Elizabeth. There, they had 20 improved acres and 60 unimproved. By 1860, in what was then part of Choctaw Co., "Liddia" and Thomas lived with no other family members. Lydia died that year, at age 65, and Thomas died there in 1863, at age 73.

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  • Created by: Leon Edmund Basile
  • Added: 6 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23273277
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lydia Alice Woodberry Grantham (1795–1860), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23273277, citing Old Plank Cemetery, Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Leon Edmund Basile (contributor 46949851) .