John Lyons

Male16 October 1836–

Brief Life History of John

When John Lyons was born on 16 October 1836, in Groveland, Livingston, New York, United States, his father, Guy John Lyons, was 32 and his mother, Mariah Dunn, was 30.

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Guy John Lyons
Mariah Dunn
Sarah Lyons
Helen M Lyons
Charles H Lyons
Mary Lyons
Louis Horace Lyons
Harriet A Lyons
John Lyons
Cornelia Lyons
William H Lyons
Abraham Malcolm Lyons
Julia E Lyons Dorn

Sources (2)

  • John Lyon in household of Guy Lyon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Probate, Maria Lyons, 1881, Case #748, Shiawassee, Michigan.3;

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World Events (3)


Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 81

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

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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