Newton Richard Lyons

15 June 1856–27 June 1933 (Age 77)
Franklin Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Newton Richard

When Newton Richard Lyons was born on 15 June 1856, in Franklin Township, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Benson Lyons, was 27 and his mother, Sabrina Solvena Wintersteen, was 24. He had at least 7 sons and 4 daughters with Anna Whitmire. He lived in Davidson Township, Sullivan, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 June 1933, at the age of 77, and was buried in Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Newton Richard Lyons
Anna Whitmire
Nora Lyons
Wilber Lyons
Wilfred Simon Samial Lyons
John F Lyons
Clara M Lyons
Clayton Harrison Lyons
Bertha May Lyons
Carrig Lyons
Arthur Lyons
Mabel Lyons
Ralph A Lyons

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World Events (8)

Age 7
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
Age 7
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.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad
Age 21
Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

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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Sources (11)

  • Ruhory N Lyon in household of Joseph B Lyon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Richard in entry for John Osborne Scott and Bertha May Lyons, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Richard Newton Lyons in household of Frank J Lyons, "United States Census, 1930"

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