- Christened: 1 Jul 1610, Nazeing, Essex, England
- Marriage: James PENNIMAN
- Died: Bef 19 Jul 1676
The will of Thomas Wight, dated 7 Feb 1672/3, proved 2 apr 1674, acknowledged a signed agreement with his present wife Lydia made prior to their marriage, now in the keeping of Mr. John Eliot, Pastor of the Church of Chirst, in Roxbury, her brother.
Lydia Eliot was sister of JOHN ELIOT and JACOB ELIOT , and daughter of Bennet Eliot of Widford and Nazeing, Essex. She was baptized at Nazing, Co.Essex, England on Jul 1,1610.(The High Laver parish register omits her maiden name.)
She married (1) James Penniman at High Laver, Essex, 26 July 1631. He was baptized Chipping Ongar, Essex, 29 July 1599, son of James and Annis (Wilcock) Penniman. They came from High Laver, Essex to Massachusetts Bay in 1631 on second trip of the "Lyon." First settled in Boston; later moved to Braintree.
They had ten children: James, Lydia Adams, John, Joseph, Sarah Robinson, Bethia Allen, Samuel, Hannah Hall Haskins, Abigail Cary, & Mary Paine.
After their father died in Braintree 26 December 1664, she married (2) Medfield 7 [December?] 1665 as his second wife Thomas Wight.
Lydia married James PENNIMAN.