Carlos Lyon Sessions

16 July 1842–11 April 1926 (Age 83)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Carlos Lyon

When Carlos Lyon Sessions was born on 16 July 1842, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Perrigrine Sessions, was 28 and his mother, Julia Ann Killgore, was 27. He married Elizabeth Wintle on 2 April 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1908. He died on 11 April 1926, in Mountain View, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carlos Lyon Sessions
Elizabeth Wintle
Marriage: 2 April 1864
Patty Bartlett Sessions
David Carlos Sessions
George Perrigren Sessions
William Barney Sessions
Joseph Wintle Sessions
Harvey Wintle Sessions
Julia Elizabeth Sessions
Oscar Wintle Sessions
Hannah Lavina Sessions
Nannie Mariah Sessions

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 April 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 3
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire): of Norman origin, a habitational name from Soissons (Aisne, northern France), named for the Gaulish tribe who once inhabited the area, and whose name is recorded in Latin documents in the form Suessiones, of uncertain derivation.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Carlos Lyon Sessions and Ellizabeth Wintle Sessions

    Carlos Lyon Sessions (is Germanic meaning “man, army, warrior), son of Perrigrine Sessions and Julia Ann Killgore was born in Nauvoo, Hancock County Illinois on July 16, 1842 and died April 11th 1926 …

    Sources (65)

    • Carl Sessions in entry for Wm B Sessions, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • C Sessions, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Charles L. Sessions, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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