Platte De Alton Lyman

Brief Life History of Platte De Alton

When Platte De Alton Lyman was born on 20 August 1848, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Amasa Mason Lyman, was 35 and his mother, Eliza Maria Partridge, was 28. He married Adelia Robison on 18 May 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States in 1860 and Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 13 November 1901, in Bluff, San Juan, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Bluff, San Juan, Utah, United States.

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Platte De Alton Lyman
Adelia Robison
Marriage: 18 May 1867
Platte De Alton Lyman Jr.
Eliza Adelia Lyman
Evelyn Lyman
Lydia Lyman
Albert Robison Lyman
Mary Lyman
Lucretia Lyman
Edward Partridge Lyman
Caroline Lyman

Sources (20)

  • Platte Lyman in household of Eliza Lyman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Platte DeAlton Lyman, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Platte De Alton Lyman, "Utah, Latter-Day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia"

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Historical Boundaries: 1851: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Millard, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Millard, Utah, United States

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land (see Layman ).

Swedish: habitational name, formed with man ‘man’, for someone from any of several places whose name is beginning with Ly- (e.g. Lyhundra, Lydinge, and Lynäs).

Americanized form of German Leimann (see Leiman ).

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

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