Irving M. Lyon

12 July 1802–4 August 1870 (Age 68)
Naples, Ontario, New York, United States

The Life of Irving M.

When Irving M. Lyon was born on 12 July 1802, in Naples, Naples, Ontario, New York, United States, his father, Simeon Lyon Jr, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Clark, was 27. He married Roxana Tinney on 2 September 1823, in Naples, Naples, Ontario, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Naples, Ontario, New York, United States for about 60 years. He died on 4 August 1870, in Naples, Naples, Ontario, New York, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Naples, Naples, Ontario, New York, United States.

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Irving M. Lyon
Roxana Tinney
Marriage: 2 September 1823
Martha M Lyon

Spouse and Children

2 September 1823
Naples, Naples, Ontario, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Simeon Lyon Jr





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World Events (7)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 18

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English and French: from Old French, Middle English lion (Latin leo, genitive leonis), hence a nickname for a fierce or brave warrior, or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a lion.2 Scottish, English, French, and Dutch: habitational name from the city of Lyon in south central France (English name: Lyons), or from the smaller Lyons-la-Forêt in Eure, Normandy. The name of the former is recorded in the 1st century bc as Lugdunum and is from the name of a Celtic god Lug (or this as a personal name, from a word meaning ‘brightness’) + dunon ‘hill fort’.3 Scottish and English: from the name Leo(n) (from Latin leo ‘lion’, or the cognate Greek leōn), borne by numerous early martyrs and thirteen popes.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Irving M Lyon, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Iriny M Lyon, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Simeon Lyon, "United States Census, 1820"

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