Mary Lyman

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Lyman was born on 1 December 1789, in Brookfield, Orange, Republic of Vermont, her father, Elijah Lyman, was 25 and her mother, Mary Waterman, was 21. She married Maj. Dan Storrs in 1813, in Brookfield, Orange, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 December 1875, at the age of 86.

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Maj. Dan Storrs
Mary Lyman
Marriage: 1813
Lucinda Howe Storrs
Col Dan Storrs
Mary A. Storrs

Sources (14)

  • Mary Stoors in household of Dan Stoors, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Lyman, "New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Polly Lyman, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land (see Layman ).

Swedish: habitational name, formed with man ‘man’, for someone from any of several places whose name is beginning with Ly- (e.g. Lyhundra, Lydinge, and Lynäs).

Americanized form of German Leimann (see Leiman ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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