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Lydall Drury Bacon (1717)

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Lydall Drury "Lyddall" Bacon
Born in Lunenberg County, VAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Lyddall Bacon was born in 1717, the son of Captain John Bacon and Sarah ____ (possibly Langston). Lyddall married Mary Gordon (or Jordon) and had:[1]

  1. Elizabeth, b. 14 Dec 1741, m. William Gordon
  2. Lucy, b. 11 Apr 1744
  3. Langston, b. 26 May 1746
  4. Ann, b. 11 Oct 1748, m. Robert (or Thomas) Dixon, son of Henry Dixon and Elizabeth Abernathy
  5. Susannah, b. 06 Jan 1750
  6. Sarah, b. 19 Aug 1753, m. John Glenn, d. 02 Nov 17__
  7. Lyddall, b. 27 Nov 1755 and settled at Maysville, KY
  8. Mary, b. 14 Mar 1758, d. 16 Dec. 1760
  9. Edmund Parke, b. 13 Nov 1762
  10. Richard, b. 20 Nov 1760
  11. Drury Allen, b. 14 Dec 1765, d. 03 Sep 1845 in Mecklenburg Co., VA


  • Personal papers and notes of Frances T. Gaulden, Family Biographical Information.
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 93250217, (grand daughter) Mary Ann Allen Bamberg, Mount Pleasant Lutheran Church Cemetery, Ehrhardt, Bamberg County, South Carolina, USA.
  • The Evolution of the Southern Backcountry A Case Study of Lunenburg County, Virginia 1746-1832 Richard R. Beeman University of Pennsylvania Press Philadelphia [1984], pp.68, pp.71-73
  • Lunenburg County, Virginia Publick Claims 1780-1784, p. 21, "And at a Court held for the said County the 1lth day of April the next following Lyddal Bacon for a gun for the militia ordered to the assistance of Gen. Green not returned..."
  • Lunenburg County, Virginia Publick Claims 1780-1784, "Nicholas Holesin former collector of publick taxes for certificates received which has never been audited to wit: Lyddal Bacon for 2 days driving beeves".
  • History of Louisa County, by Malcom Hart Harris, 1963, pp. 285-286


  1. Compiled from:
    "The Baronetage of England," by E. Kimber & R. Johnson, London, 1771
    "Americans of Royal Descent," by Charles Henry Browning, Philadelphia, 1891
    "Bacon Family," William & Mary Quarterly, Ser. 1, Vol. 10, pp. 267-271
    Register of St. Peters Parish, New Kent Co., VA
    Family Records of P.F. Taylor, 1909

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