Eva Jane Lyons

Female12 February 1865–1932

Brief Life History of Eva Jane

When Eva Jane Lyons was born on 12 February 1865, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, her father, Richard M Lyons, was 38 and her mother, Martha Wetherholt, was 19. She married Floyd Lemuel Pratt on 3 March 1881, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Union District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Courthouse District, Lewis, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1932, in West Virginia, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Waldeck Cemetery, Waldeck, Lewis, West Virginia, United States.

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Floyd Lemuel Pratt
Eva Jane Lyons
Marriage: 3 March 1881
Laura B Pratt
Bertha Belle Pratt
Ora Pratt
John William Pratt
Ivy May Pratt
Mary Ellen Pratt
French Robert Pratt
Jessie James Pratt
Harley Lee Pratt
Roy Lawrence Pratt

Sources (41)

  • Evelyn J Pratt in household of Floyd L Pratt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eva J. Lyons, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"
  • Eva J Lyons, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 March 1881Harrison, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 2

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.


    Age 21

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Lyon 3.

    Irish: adopted for Ó Laighin (see Lyne , Lane , Lyon ) or Ó Liatháin (see Lehane ).

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

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