Benjamin Stewart Lyons

July 1852–25 November 1918 (Age 66)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Benjamin Stewart

When Benjamin Stewart Lyons was born in July 1852, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Benson Lyons, was 23 and his mother, Sabrina Solvena Wintersteen, was 20. He had at least 6 sons and 4 daughters with Elizabeth Moser. He lived in Pine Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Madison Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 25 November 1918, at the age of 66.

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Benjamin Stewart Lyons
Elizabeth Moser
Irvin John Lyons
Anna Van Lyon
Juniata L. Lyons
Lillian Mae Lyons
Grant Nathan Lyons
Ada Lyons
Curtis Manley Lyons
Cartis Lyons
Raymond Leroy Lyons
Ralph Clayton Lyons

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World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 11

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Lyon 3.2 Irish: variant of Lyon 4.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Lyon in household of Joseph B Lyon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Stewart Lyons, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Stewart Lyons, "United States Census, 1900"

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