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Lydia (Nichols) Closson (abt. 1776 - abt. 1856)

Lydia Closson formerly Nichols aka Classon
Born about in Rhode Island, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died about in New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 May 2013
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Lydia was a Friend (Quaker)

Lydia Nichols, daughter of Nathan Nichols and Abigail (Griffith) Nichols, was born circa 1776 at Rhode Island.[1]

She married Stephen Closson, or Classon, circa 1820. Stephen was born about 1770 in Massachusetts. [1]

She and Stephen were received by request by Easton Society of Friends on 23 Feb. 1832 at New York. She and Stephen appeared on the census of 14 Oct. 1850 at Cambridge, Washington Co., New York, Clawson, Stephen was age 80 years old, still working as a farmer and Lydia was 74. A Sarah Closson age 42 was living with them.[2]

Lydia died circa 1856 at New York, her death was recorded by Easton & Saratoga Society of Friends.[1]


14 Oct. 1850

Cambridge, Washington Co., New York, USA

  • Clawson, Stephen age 80 b. MA Farmer.
  • Lydia age 74 b. RI.
  • Sarah age 42 b. NY.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 James E. Hazard Index. Society of Friends.
    • "Clossen Lydia d Easton & Saratoga Nathan & Abigail Nichols, circa 1856 call: E 373 vol: 3.1 page: 16 id: 252235
    • "Classon Lydia recrq Easton & Saratoga date: 1832 2 23 call: E 373 vol: 2.5 page: 180 id: 251429
    • "Closson Stephen recrq Easton & Saratoga 1832 2 23 E 373 1.6 284 251421.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Year: 1850; Census Place: Cambridge, Washington, New York; Roll: M432_611; Page: 395A; Image: 449 1850 US Census. Stephen Closson.


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