Lydia Paine

F, b. 1698, d. 4 April 1776
FatherFather (?) Paine
MotherMother (?) (?)
Gravestone of Lydia Paine
     Lydia was born in 1698 in the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Lydia married John Salmon on 7 December 1721 in the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York.1 Lydia's husband, John, died on 28 July 1762 in the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, leaving her a widow.2 Lydia made her will at the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. She leaves her sister, Mary Vail, a legacyof £6.3 Lydia departed this life on Thursday, 4 April 1776 in the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. She was buried in Mattituck in the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, in the Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The inscription on her stone reades: "In memory of Mrs. Lydia SALMON, the Virtuous Wife of Majr John SALMON, who following the Example of her Husband, gave her estate to the support of the Gospel in this Parish. She departed this Live, 4 Apr 1776, Age 78 yrs".
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Family

John Salmon b. 1698, d. 28 Jul 1762

Citations

  1. [S181] William Salmon, The Salmon Records, a Private Registar of Marriages & Deaths of the Residents of the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, N.Y., and of persons more or less closely associated with that place, 1696-1811., page 128 - 16 December 1731 Benamin Vail & Mary Pain; a few pages earlier - 7 December 1721 John Salmon & Lidiah Pain.
  2. [S1275] Find a grave.
  3. [S464] Henry Hobart Vail, Genealogy of some of the Vail family descended from Jeremiah Vail at Salem, Mass., 1639, pages 40-41 - A church record at Southold reads, "Sent to the wife of Benjamin Vail at Goshen, sister of the late widow Salmon as a legacie £6." This is evidence of the action of the executors of the will of Mrs. Lydia Salmon, who was Lydia Paine. It establishes the identity of the Benjamin Vail of Goshen with the one born at Southold who married Mary Paine.