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Joseph Bardwell Lyman
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1829
Chester
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: 1872
Richmond Hill
Queens County
New York, USA

After graduation from Yale College in 1850, he was engaged in teaching, first in Cromwell, Conn., and afterward in Mississippi. In June, 1853, he went to Nashville, Tenn., where he remained till Jan. 1855, studying law. He then went to Louisiana, studied civil law in the New Orleans Law School, graduated with the valedictory in 1856, was admitted to the bar in April of that year, and continued to reside in New Orleans practicing law till the breaking out of the war. He was in the Confederate army eighteen months; being chiefly engaged in commissary and hospital service.

In Feb. 1864, he removed to New York City and engaged in journalism with immediate and gratifying success. From 1867 to 1869 he was agricultural editor of the "N. Y. World," and for several months managing editor of "Hearth and Home," and about Jan. 1869, was called to edit the agricultural department of the "N. Y. Tribune," where he continued till his death from small pox, Jan. 28, 1872. During these years he wrote "Women of the War," "Resources of the Pacific States," and, assisted by his wife," The Philosophy of Housekeeping."

He was married at Nashville, Tenn., July 14, 1858, to Miss Laura E. Baker, daughter of Rev. Charles Baker, of Somerville, Mass., and left six children surviving him: (I) Alexander S., born April 8, 1860; (2) Charles W., born Nov. 5, 1861; (3) Laura E., born Dec. 24, 1866; (4) Carrie F, born Aug. 28, 1868; (5) Joseph B. Jr., born Jan. 4, 1870; (6) Clarence A., born April 12, 1871.

He died from small pox and was buried in Jamaica, Long Island, New York the same day he died.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Timothy Lyman (1782 - 1837)
  Experience Bardwell Lyman (1788 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Laura Elizabeth Baker Lyman (1831 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  Alexander Steele Lyman (1860 - 1930)*
  Charles Washington Lyman (1861 - 1930)*
  Joseph Bardwell Lyman (1870 - 1956)*
  Clarence Augustus Lyman (1871 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Louisa Lyman Reed (1813 - 1886)*
  Timothy Lyman (1819 - 1883)*
  Joseph Bardwell Lyman (1829 - 1872)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IN MEMORIAM
JOSEPH BARDWELL LYMAN
1829-1872
LAURA ELIZABETH BAKER HIS WIFE
1831 - 1912
"HOME INTERESTS"
THE LORD IS MY STRENGTH
AND MY PORTION FOREVER
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Orono
Penobscot County
Maine, USA
 
Maintained by: Member#47194125
Originally Created by: N K Jewell
Record added: Oct 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78404828
Joseph Bardwell Lyman
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Joseph Bardwell Lyman
Added by: N K Jewell
 
Joseph Bardwell Lyman
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