Amy Cassandra Brown

Brief Life History of Amy Cassandra

When Amy Cassandra Brown was born on 7 February 1872, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, John Brown, was 51 and her mother, Margaret Zimmerman, was 35. She married Richard Roswell Lyman 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. She died on 5 December 1959, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Roswell Lyman
1870–1963
Amy Cassandra Brown
1872–1959
Marriage: 9 September 1896
Wendell Brown Lyman
1897–1933
Margaret Lyman
1903–1985

Sources (27)

  • Amie Brown Lyman, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Amy C. Brown, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Amy Brown Lyman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old French, Middle English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname (Middle English personal name Brun, Broun, ancient Germanic Bruno, Old English Brūn, or possibly Old Norse Brúnn or Brúni). Brun- was also an ancient Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn (see below). Brown (including in the senses below) is the fourth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below).

Irish and Scottish: adopted for Ó Duinn (see Dunn ) or for any of the many Irish and Scottish Gaelic names containing the element donn ‘brown-haired’ (also meaning ‘chieftain’), for example Donahue .

Irish: phonetic Anglicization of Mac an Bhreitheamhnaigh; see Breheny .

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

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Amy Brown Lyman Ministering to the Saints

Ministering to the Saints amid the gathering storm in Europe Amy Brown Lyman's mission put her in strategic position By R. Scott Lloyd Church News staff writer Published: Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 …

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