24 October 1800–6 April 1893 (Age 92)
Rye, Westchester, New York, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha was born on 24 October 1800, in Rye, Westchester, New York, United States, her father, John Banks, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Banks, was 21. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Elias Mills Lyon. She lived in Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States in 1850. She died on 6 April 1893, at the age of 92.

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Elias Mills Lyon
Underhill Banks Lyon
Louisa Lyon

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World Events (8)

1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 2

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 25

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

The Greek version of this name may come from a Syriac word signifying "lady" (domina). Nicknames are Matty and Patty.

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  • Martha A Lyon in household of Elias Lyon, "United States Census, 1850"

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