Clara Bissonnette

1868–1949 (Age 80)
Quebec, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Clara

When Clara Bissonnette was born on 22 May 1868, in Quebec, Quebec, Canada, her father, Narcisse Bissonette, was 46 and her mother, Marcelline Brosseau, was 44. She married Andrew Lyons on 1 March 1886, in Clintonville, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Friendship, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States in 1880 and Lakeside Township, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States in 1900. She died on 16 March 1949, in Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Fairmont, Martin, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clara Bissonnette
1868–1949
Andrew Lyons
1864–1940
Marriage: 1 March 1886
Eva Mary Lyons
1887–1980
Joseph Benjamin Lyons
1889–1941
Clara M Lyons
1890–1976
Ella Sophice Lyons
1893–1971
Andrew Moses Lyons
1894–1971
Hazel LYONS
1898–1972
Agnes LYONS
1899–
Mildred B Lyons
1901–1901
James Lyons
1902–1977
Gertrude Lyons
1904–
Minor Eugene Lyons
1908–1993
Deward F Lyons
1910–1980
Lucille Lyons
1912–2000

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1 March 1886
Clintonville, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States
children

(13)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin

Age 2

P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

North American spelling of French Bissonet, a topographic name from a diminutive of Old French buisson ‘bush’, ‘scrub’ ( see Bisson ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Wife Clara Lynos in household of Head Andrew Lynos, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara Lyons in household of Andrew Lyons, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara Lyons in household of Andrew Lyons, "United States Census, 1930"

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