Lydia A Nelson

(c 1825-)
FatherHorace Nelson (1779-1842)
MotherCharlotte Sacket (c 1785-1875)
Lydia A Nelson, daughter of Horace Nelson and Charlotte Sacket, was born in Westfield, Hampden County, MassachusettsG, in about 1825.1 She married in WestfieldG on 2 December 1858, Phil Bushnell, a farmer, son of Dan Bushnell.2 Phil was born in Westbrook, Middlesex County, ConnecticutG, in about 1815.1
     Lydia was named as a beneficiary in her father's will made in WestfieldG on 10 February 1841 and proved at the Springfield Probate Court on 1 March 1842. She was left a sum of $100 and was to share equally with her sister Olive the household furniture after their mother's lifetime interest.3

 Notes & Citations

  1. Marriage record.
  2. "Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840–1915" (Ancestry image), marriage, "2 Dec 1858, Westfield, MA, Phil Bushnell, of Westbrook, CT, 43, farmer, b. Westbrook, father Dan Bushnell; and Lydia A Nelson, of Westfield, 33, b. Westfield, father Horace Nelson. Both 1st m. By E Davis, Clergyman."
  3. "Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991" (Ancestry image), Hampden County Probate Court papers, 1842, estate of Horace Nelson, case no. 8192.
Sackett line6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited4 Jun 2022

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