George Lyon

12 April 1858–20 September 1938 (Age 80)
New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of George

George Lyon was born on 12 April 1858, in New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, United States as the son of biological father of George Lyon and Mary Lyon. He married Sarah Alice Woolf on 15 October 1886, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Metropolis, Elko, Nevada, United States for about 10 years and Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States in 1938. He died on 20 September 1938, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Lyon
1858–1938
Sarah Alice Woolf
1866–1933
Marriage: 15 October 1886
Hazel Alice Lyon
1887–1982
Harriett Viola Lyon
1889–1986
Doris Mae Lyon
1891–1918
Gladys Charlotte Lyon
1893–1982
Wilda Rae Lyon
1896–1970
George Budd Lyon
1897–1994
Eldon Devoe Lyon
1900–1997
Florence Mary Lyon
1902–2012
Orpha Rhoda Lyon
1905–1999
Denece Mair Lyon
1906–1989
Ruth Lyon
1909–1993

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1886Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 5
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 23
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, English, and French: from the personal name Middle English Lyon, Old French Leon (from Latin leo ‘lion’, or the cognate Greek leōn; see Leon ). Compare Lyall .Scottish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lyons-la-Forêt in Eure, Normandy. It is unlikely to be from the better-known southern French city of Lyon (see 5 below).English and French: nickname from Middle English lioun ‘lion’ (Old English, Latin leo), Old French leon, perhaps applied to a brave, fierce, or proud person, or one with a shaggy mane of hair. Compare Lion .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Lyons
    Lyall
    Lion
    Louden
    Leon

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    History of George Lyon

    George Lyon history Brief History of George Lyon by his son, George Budd Lyon George Lyon, was born on 12 Apr 1858, in New Castle, Wilmington, Delaware. He was the third child of Mary Lyon, the …

    Sources (45)

    • George Lyon in entry for Mary Lyon, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • George Lyon, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Geo in entry for John Knudsen and Denice Lyon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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