183. Lydia5 Wallingford (Peter4, John3, John2, Nicholas1) was born probably in Rochester, N.H. before 18 April 1771. There is a baptism in Rochester on July 14, 1771 of "Lydia Daughter of Widow Wallingford" that is likely this Lydia.(1496) Her father's will was written 18 April 1771 and mentions a daughter Lydia. Lydia died 22 February 1843, probably in Rochester, N.H..(1497)
She married Hanson Libby, 16 May 1794, in Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire.(1498) Hanson was born 19 November 1774, in Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire.(1499) Hanson was the son of Isaac Libby and Sarah Coleman. Hanson died 23 June 1861, probably in Rochester, N.H..(1500) Hanson moved with his father to Porter, Maine and settled on the farm which in 1882 was owned by his grandson Trustworthy C. Libby. He was one of the leading men in Porter. Under the plantation organization he filled the office of Treasurer, and after the town was organized he was town clerk for twenty consecutive years. He was also a Justice of the Peace.(1501) In 1850 he was living with his daughter Abigail and her husband Henry Mason.(1502)
Lydia Wallingford and Hanson Libby had the following children:
315 i. Nancy6 Libby was born in 1797.(1503) Nancy died in November 1847.(1504) She married John Libby, 17 November 1816.(1505) John was born 20 February 1797, in Porter, Oxford County, Maine.(1506) (The town of Porter wasn't organized until February 1807.) John was the son of Lt. Stephen Libby and Mary Knowles.
John died 21 January 1878.(1507) They settled on the homestead of Nancy's parents in Porter, Maine and lived there all their lives. John and Nancy had two children, and John had another child by his second wife.(1508)
They were living in Porter, Maine when the 1850 census was taken, and her father Hanson was living with them. Also living there was a 19-year old Lydia Wallingford, who may be the daughter of her uncle Jonathan Wallingford and his wife Betsey Bunker.(1512)