Anson Lyman

17 December 1810–8 October 1855 (Age 44)
Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Anson

When Anson Lyman was born on 17 December 1810, in Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuel Lyman, was 38 and his mother, Wealthy Hartshorn, was 42. He had at least 1 daughter with Mrs. Anson Lyman. He died on 8 October 1855, at the age of 44.

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Anson Lyman
1810–1855
Mrs. Anson Lyman
1812–
Lyman
1835–

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Lyman

    Female1835–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (7)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 15

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

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land ( see Layman ).2 Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements liut ‘people’, or possibly liub ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + man ‘man’.3 Americanized form of German Leimann, Americanized form of Leinemann, habitational name for someone from Leine in Pomerania, or for someone who lived by either of two rivers called Leine, near Hannover and in Saxony.

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

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  • Anson Lyman, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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