Charles Byron Lyon

10 June 1854–
Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles Byron

When Charles Byron Lyon was born on 10 June 1854, in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Lafayette Lyon, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Reynolds, was 30. He married Mary Hepsey Crandall on 30 September 1873. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Herrick Township, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

Charles Byron Lyon
1854–
Mary Hepsey Crandall
1854–1909
Marriage: 30 September 1873
Alice Georgianna Lyon
1874–
Ida May Lyon
1876–1896
Alie Lyon
1877–
Robert Burns Lyon
1878–1921
Ida Lyon
1881–

Spouse and Children

    Male1854–Male

    Mary Hepsey Crandall

    Female1854–1909Female

MARRIAGE
30 September 1873
Of,,Susquehanna,Pennsylvania
children

(5)

    Alice Georgianna Lyon

    Female1874–Female

    Ida May Lyon

    Female1876–1896Female

    Alie Lyon

    Female1877–Female

    Robert Burns Lyon

    Male1878–1921Male

    Ida Lyon

    Female1881–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1822–Male

    Hannah Reynolds

    Female1824–1890Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 9

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.
1886

Age 32

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles B Lynn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles B Lyon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • C. B. Lyon in entry for Will J. Campbell and Alice Georgianna Lyon, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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