Lyman Floyd

12 June 1837–29 May 1863 (Age 25)
Georgetown, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Lyman

When Lyman Floyd was born on 12 June 1837, in Georgetown, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Enoch Floyd Jr, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Ingersoll Harvey, was 20. He married Abbie Carter Poor on 4 July 1859, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1860. He died on 29 May 1863, in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Baton Rouge National Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lyman Floyd
Abbie Carter Poor
Marriage: 4 July 1859
Allen H Floyd
Lyman W Poor Floyd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1859Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (3)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 26
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    Anglicized form of Welsh Lloyd , which arose because of the difficulty that English speakers had in pronouncing the Welsh lateral fricative spelled Ll.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Traveling West

    Age at Departure 15Years Traveled for 115Days Traveled with the William Atkinson Company Departed on 18 May 1853

    Sources (25)

    • Lyman Floyd in entry for Lyman Poor Floyd, "Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915"
    • Lyman Floyd in household of Lenard Floyd, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lyman in entry for Lyman W. Flagg and Lizzie Allen Smith, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915"

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