Lydia Boaden

Lydia BOADEN is my first cousin eight times removed; we are related through her grandparents, my eighth great grandparents, William and Mary (YOUNG) WORMWOOD.  Lydia is the sixth child of Abraham and Martha (WORMWOOD) BOADEN, born 20 September 1720 in York, Maine.[1]  Lydia married Eleazer KIMBALL before 1745 in York, Maine.[2]  Lydia and Eleazer had two children:  Caleb and Lydia.  Lydia died before November 1748, the date of Eleazer’s second marriage to Elizabeth Seavey.[3]


There are many variations of the name BOADEN: BODEN, BOODY, BOODEN, BOWDEN, BOWDON, BODIN, BOYDEN, BODINUS, BOIDEN, and many more.

[1] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch ( : online 26 August 2013), Lydia Bowden 20 Sept 1720 York, York, Maine.

[2] Lester MacKenzkie Bragdon, “Vital Records of York, Maine,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 109, 110, 111 (1955, 1956, 1957), online archives, American Ancestors ( : online 26 August 2013), Eleazer kimball his children born in York of his Lydia datugher of Abra Bowden vizt.

[3] Leonard Allison Morrison, History of the Kimball Family in America from 1634-1897: and its ancestors the Kemballs or Kemboldes of England (Boston: Damrell & Upham, 1897), 75; online image, Internet Archive, Open ( : online 26 August 2013.


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