Clarence Estey Lyon

2 October 1884–21 July 1941 (Age 56)
Platte Township, Union, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Clarence Estey

When Clarence Estey Lyon was born on 2 October 1884, in Platte Township, Union, Iowa, United States, his father, Joseph Ogden Lyon, was 33 and his mother, Ellen Cecilia Sweat, was 26. He married Buelah Frances Hanners on 18 June 1910, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States for about 15 years. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 21 July 1941, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Estey Lyon
Buelah Frances Hanners
Marriage: 18 June 1910
Donald Woodrow Lyon
Vernon Frederic Lyon Sr
Elizabeth Ray Lyon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1910Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
    Age 10
    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 16
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, English, and French: from the personal name Middle English Lyon, Old French Leon (from Latin leo ‘lion’, or the cognate Greek leōn; see Leon ). Compare Lyall .Scottish and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lyons-la-Forêt in Eure, Normandy. It is unlikely to be from the better-known southern French city of Lyon (see 5 below).English and French: nickname from Middle English lioun ‘lion’ (Old English, Latin leo), Old French leon, perhaps applied to a brave, fierce, or proud person, or one with a shaggy mane of hair. Compare Lion .

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

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    Sources (25)

    • Clarence Estey Lyon in entry for Richard Colton Lyon, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Clarence Lyon in household of Joseph Lyons, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
    • Clarence E Lyon in entry for Vernon F Lyon and Betty Whit Dufley, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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