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Lydia “Liddy” Peden Ankrom

Birth
York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 30 Oct 1865 (aged 81)
Friendly, Tyler County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Centerville, Tyler County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 84346540 View Source
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Lydia was born to Obediah Peden and Esther Dunne on Nov. 20th, 1783 in York County, PA. In her father's will of Oct. 1822, he gave his surname as PEDEN and referred to Lydia as "Liddy". Later the town name was spelled PADEN CITY. All of Obediah's ancestors in PA spelled their name, PEDEN.

The family moved to Tyler Co. WV and lived on her father's large farm, near what became Paden City. Lydia grew up with her siblings, Samuel, William, Rebecca, Obediah H., James, Esther, Jesse "Iepe" and Joseph Paden.

She married Thomas Ankrom in 1806.


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  • Created by: Waunita M Herron
  • Added: 1 Feb 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 84346540
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/84346540/lydia-ankrom : accessed ), memorial page for Lydia “Liddy” Peden Ankrom (20 Nov 1783–30 Oct 1865), Find a Grave Memorial ID 84346540, citing Beechwood Cemetery, Centerville, Tyler County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Waunita M Herron (contributor 21335338) .