Jacob Lyon

27 April 1777–
Windsor, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Lyon was born on 27 April 1777, in Windsor, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Jacob Lyon Jr., was 38 and his mother, Lucy Perrin, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Lyon Jr.
1739–1776
Lucy Perrin
1746–
Rosca Rose Lyon
1770–1830
Phanelia Lyon
1772–1798
Jacob Lyon
1777–

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World Events (3)

1781 · The First Constitution
Age 4
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America
Age 6
The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion
Age 9
Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and French: from the personal name Middle English Lyon, Old French Leon (from Latin leo ‘lion’, or the cognate Greek leōn; see Leon ). Compare Lyall .Scottish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lyons-la-Forêt in Eure, Normandy. It is unlikely to be from the better-known southern French city of Lyon (see 5 below).English and French: nickname from Middle English lioun ‘lion’ (Old English, Latin leo), Old French leon, perhaps applied to a brave, fierce, or proud person, or one with a shaggy mane of hair. Compare Lion .

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

Possible Related Names

Lyons
Lyall
Lion
Louden
Leon

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