Mae Annie Lyon

21 January 1906–5 January 1998 (Age 92)
Buncombe, Knott, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mae Annie

Mae Annie Lyon was born on 21 January 1906, in Buncombe, Knott, Kentucky, United States. She had at least 2 sons with William Joseph Bryant Stroud. She lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 5 January 1998, in Science Hill, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Science Hill, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States.

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William Joseph Bryant Stroud
Mae Annie Lyon
Harold Stroud
James Stroud

Spouse and Children



    Harold Stroud


    James Stroud


World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1909 · The Ford Building

Age 3

The Ford Building was one of the first high-rises to use a steel structural support system. It stands at 23 stories in total height and it held the title as tallest building in Detroit from 1908 until 1913.
1930 · The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel

Age 24

The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel is a highway tunnel that connects Detroit to Windsor and is the second busiest crossing between Canada and the United States, after the Ambassador Bridge. Motorcycles are prohibited from using the tunnel.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English and French: from Old French, Middle English lion (Latin leo, genitive leonis), hence a nickname for a fierce or brave warrior, or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a lion.2 Scottish, English, French, and Dutch: habitational name from the city of Lyon in south central France (English name: Lyons), or from the smaller Lyons-la-Forêt in Eure, Normandy. The name of the former is recorded in the 1st century bc as Lugdunum and is from the name of a Celtic god Lug (or this as a personal name, from a word meaning ‘brightness’) + dunon ‘hill fort’.3 Scottish and English: from the name Leo(n) (from Latin leo ‘lion’, or the cognate Greek leōn), borne by numerous early martyrs and thirteen popes.

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

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Sources (3)

  • May A Stroud in household of William Stroud, "United States Census, 1930"
  • May L Stroud, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Mae Lyon Stroud, "Find A Grave Index"

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