Mabel Olga Lyon

25 April 1900–12 December 1964 (Age 64)
Springcreek Township, Miami, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mabel Olga

When Mabel Olga Lyon was born on 25 April 1900, in Springcreek Township, Miami, Ohio, United States, her father, Wesley Rhodehammel Lyon, was 49 and her mother, Susana Mary Russell, was 27. She lived in Hickory Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 12 December 1964, in New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 64.

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John Christopher Walzer
Mabel Olga Lyon
Robert Walzer
Fredrick Walzer

Spouse and Children



    Robert Walzer


    Fredrick Walzer


Parents and Siblings

    Wesley Rhodehammel Lyon


    Susana Mary Russell




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 5

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 17

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Mabel Walzer in household of John Walzer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mable Lyon in household of Wesley B Lyon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mabel O Lyon in household of Wesley R Lyon, "United States Census, 1910"

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