Richard Roswell Lyman

Male23 November 1870–31 December 1963

Brief Life History of Richard Roswell

When Richard Roswell Lyman was born on 23 November 1870, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, Francis Marion Lyman, was 30 and his mother, Clara Caroline Callister, was 20. He married Amy Cassandra Brown on 9 September 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1938 and lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 40 years. He died on 31 December 1963, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Richard Roswell Lyman
Amy Cassandra Brown
Marriage: 9 September 1896
Wendell Brown Lyman
Margaret Lyman

Sources (35)

  • Richard R Lyman, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Richard R. Lyman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Richard Roswell Lyman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1896Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (2)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 2

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1872 · The Amnesty Act

    Age 2

    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 26

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    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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    Richard Roswell Lyman

    Richard Roswell Lyman Born: 23 November 1870, Fillmore, Utah Quorum of the Twelve: 7 April 1918 (age 47) Died: 31 December 1963 (age 93), Salt Lake City, Utah One of the best-kept buggies and teams i …

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