Charles Henry Lyman

Male20 June 1837–20 May 1863

Brief Life History of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Lyman was born on 20 June 1837, in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Storrs Lee Lyman, was 36 and his mother, Lydia H Howes, was 27. He died on 20 May 1863, in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Seaside Cemetery, Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Storrs Lee Lyman
Lydia H Howes
Laura Augusta Lyman
Sophia French Lyman
Charles Henry Lyman
Storrs Lee Lyman Jr.
Mary Lee Lyman

Sources (8)

  • Charles H Lyman in household of Storrs L Lyman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Charles Henry Lyman - birth: 20 July 1837; Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
  • Charles H Lyman, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (3)


Age 9

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


Age 26

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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 26

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land (see Layman ).

Swedish: habitational name, formed with man ‘man’, for someone from any of several places whose name is beginning with Ly- (e.g. Lyhundra, Lydinge, and Lynäs).

Americanized form of German Leimann (see Leiman ).

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

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