Lyman Wight Keyes

29 July 1847–19 July 1887 (Age 39)
Pisgah, Harrison, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Lyman Wight

When Lyman Wight Keyes was born on 29 July 1847, in Pisgah, Harrison, Iowa, United States, his father, William Henry Harrison Keyes, was 34 and his mother, Eliza Ann Herrick, was 31. He married Mary Eliza Brown on 22 December 1868, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Coast Fork Precinct, Lane, Oregon, United States in 1860 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 19 July 1887, in Harrisville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lyman Wight Keyes
Mary Eliza Brown
Marriage: 22 December 1868
Lyman Fredrick Keyes
Edward Lee Keyes
Earl Francis Keyes
Ada Mary Keyes
Myrtle Lois Keyes
Olive Keyes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1868Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +1 More Child

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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Harrison, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 10
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1859 · Oregon Becomes a State
    Age 12
    Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 

    Name Meaning

    English, Irish and Scottish: variant of Kay , of various origins, mostly, with excrescent -s.English (of Norman origin): in some cases, possibly a variant of Guise, a habitational name from Guise in Aisne, Picardy.

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Lyman Keyes in entry for Edward Lee Keyes, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Lyman Keys, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Lyman Keyes in entry for Edward L Keys and Elsie May Yeoman, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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