Lydia kept house while Leonard worked as a conductor and then was hired by the Cambridge police department. She had two children, Leonard Shackford born about 1860, who died young and Louise K Shackford born Sept 4, 1862. Leonard died in 1899 at the age of 86 after a long illness caused by a disease of the pancreas.
and Lydia had two children:
1855 Massachusetts Census, Middlesex, Cambridge, population schedule, Ward 2, Dwelling 563, Family 647, Leonard Shackford; digital images, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 4 June 2013).