Warren Harvey Lyon

Brief Life History of Warren Harvey

When Warren Harvey Lyon was born on 7 May 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Luther Peet Lyon, was 46 and his mother, Elizabeth Harvey Baxter, was 22. He married Mary Etta Hanson on 23 July 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 24 August 1950, in Overton, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Pioneer Hill Cemetery, Overton, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Warren Harvey Lyon
Hannah Welch McLachlan
Marriage: 30 September 1908
Mary Lyon
Warren McLachlan Lyon
Harlan McLachlan Lyon
Margaret Alice Lyon
Aileen Lyon

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  • Warren Harvey Lyon, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Warren Harvey Lyon - Memory of Someone: My memory: birth-name: Warren Harrey Lyon
  • Warren H. Lyon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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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.

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LIFE SKETCH OF WARREN HARVEY LYON (Taken from "Who's Who in Nevada") March 17, 1948 I was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, at about 641 South, 4th East. The old second ward meeting house was a half …

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