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Lavinia Catherine Bucher Lyon
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Birth: Jun. 28, 1854
Union Township
Crawford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1916
Sacramento
Sacramento County
California, USA

Daughter of Phillip Alexander Bucher and Hannah Dutton
Born in Union Township, PA 06/28/1854
Married 9/22/1869 at age 15 in Pierceville, Van Buren, Iowa to John Caleb Lyon who had served with the Co A (organized at Keokuk and enrolled at Lee County) of the Ist Iowa Cavalary Regiment during the Civil War

The first Iowa Cavalry was organized at Davenport, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service between July 30, and September 12, 1862. Unusually for a Union cavalry regiment, the members of the regiment provided their own horses and equipment. The first Iowa was the first three year cavalry regiment accepted for Federal service during the war.

The regiment was mustered out on February 15, 1866, while on Reconstruction duty in Austin, Texas, and discharged for state service on March 16, 1866.

Mother of; Edward Horace., Lloyd O., Roy L.,Arthur R., Gladys V.,
Lived for many years in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California
Death came at age 62 in Sacramento, CA shortly before John died in 1917 
 
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 Spouse:
  John Caleb Lyon (____ - 1917)
 
 Children:
  James Francis Lyon (1870 - 1954)*
  Rosetta Lyon Headington (1871 - 1924)*
  Mary Mollie Lyon Hughes (1875 - 1904)*
  John C Lyon (1877 - 1953)*
  Edward Horace Lyon (1880 - 1932)*
  Lloyd Oscar Lyon (1883 - 1964)*
  Roy Logan Lyon (1886 - 1966)*
  Arthur Ray Lyon (1894 - 1975)*
  Gladys Vivian Lyon Wunsch (1897 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: The Grave is in the G.A.R. Section (Grand Army of the Republic)
 
Burial:
Angelus Rosedale Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Lot 212 N Grave 3SW
 
Created by: Mary Strautman-Sepulveda
Record added: Sep 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76571897
Lavinia Catherine <i>Bucher</i> Lyon
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Lavinia Catherine <i>Bucher</i> Lyon
Added by: Mary Strautman-Sepulveda
 
Lavinia Catherine <i>Bucher</i> Lyon
Added by: Mary Strautman-Sepulveda
 
 
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