Anna Lyons

26 July 1893–
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Lyons was born on 26 July 1893, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States, her father, Abraham Lyons, was 29 and her mother, Luella Lauerman, was 23. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Norman Leeming.

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Norman Leeming
Anna Lyons
Norman Leeming
Muriel Leeming
Vivian Leeming

Spouse and Children

    Norman Leeming





    Norman Leeming


    Muriel Leeming


    Vivian Leeming


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 34

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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

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  • Anna Lyons, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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