Lydia Nichols, daughter of Nathan Nichols and Abigail (Griffith) Nichols, was born circa 1776 at Rhode Island.
She married Stephen Closson, or Classon, circa 1820. Stephen was born about 1770 in Massachusetts. 
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.
Lydia died circa 1856 at New York, her death was recorded by Easton & Saratoga Society of Friends.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Lydia by comparing test results with other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage (beta) of DNA with Lydia: