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Birth: Apr. 5, 1822
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1892
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA

Son of Joseph L. & Betsy P. Downing Lyon. Married Phebe Miller on July 20th, 1846 in Batavia, Kane Co., IL

Lyon, John, farmer, Sec. 8; P. O. Tranquillity; born April 5, 1822, in Chautauqua Co., N. Y.; in 1834, came to Kane Co., Ill., with his parents; in 1867, came to Appanoose Co.; owns 187 acres of land, valued at $25 per acre. Married Miss Phoebe Miller on July 20th,1846; she was born in 1830, in Montgomery Co., N. Y.; have nine children - Esther, Edwin, John E., Henry, Jennie, Mary, Douglas, Grant and Sherman. Has been Constable three years, Treasurer of the School Board, and Director. His father, Joseph L., was born in 1790, in Massachusetts; he was of French origin; his father's father served seven years in the Revolutionary war, after which he married Miss Elanor Davis; they settled in Massachusetts, thence removed to the State of New York, where he died at the age of 84 years; at the age of 20, Joseph L. removed to Madison Co., N. Y., where he was commissioned Colonel in the war of 1812; participated at the battle of Sackett's Harbor and served through the war; he married Miss Betsey, daughter of Ichabod Downing, of
Massachusetts; her mother's maiden name was Chase; her parents died when she was but 2 years old; she was taken by her uncle Solomon Chase, to Madison Co., N. Y.; remained with her uncle till her marriage, thence removed to Chautauqua Co., N. Y.; in 1834, came
to Kane Co., Ill., where she died in 1849, leaving six children; soon after his mother's death, his father married Mrs. Fannie Isabel in June, 1850;her family were all residents of California; in 1876, he removed to San Joaquin Co., Cal., where they now reside; he has retired from active life, being 88 years of age.
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  Phebe Miller Lyon (1830 - 1905)
  Grace Lyon (____ - 1867)*
  Esther Lyon (1849 - 1900)*
  Edwin Lyon (1850 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship
Lyon Family Cemetery
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Debbie Smith
Record added: Feb 05, 2008
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John Lyon
Added by: Debbie Smith
John Lyon
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My Third Great-Grandfather
- Debbie (Lyon) Smith
 Added: Jul. 23, 2008

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