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Lydia Hunter
Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: May 30, 2015
Caption: Lydia Hunter
Additional Description:
Lydia Hunter Died
From complications
Resulting from the
birth of her only
child, a son named
Diego Hunter, the
first American born
in California. Diego
was born on 29 April
1847. Lydia died 6
Days Later

May we honor her
and each of those
women who served
with the Mormon
Battalion. We also
pay tribute to the
many others that
sent their sons,
husbands, and
Brothers into the
service of their
country during the
War with Mexico in

Submitted: June 20, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p311989
File Size: 2.247 Megabytes

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