Jacob Lyons

Male1827–

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Lyons was born in 1827, in Columbia, Herkimer, New York, United States, his father, Jeremiah Lyons, was 25 and his mother, Anna Eve Getman, was 32.

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Jacob Lyons
1827–
Mary L Jacobson
1831–

Sources (4)

  • Jacob L Lyons, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jacob Lyons, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Jacob Lyons in household of Farennat Lyons, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (8)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 0

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1863

Age 36

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Lyon 3.

Irish: adopted for Ó Laighin (see Lyne , Lane , Lyon ) or Ó Liatháin (see Lehane ).

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

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