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William A "Billy" Lyon
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1844
Washington County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1921
Burleson County
Texas, USA

Son of Benjamin Franklin and Mary A Carrington Lyon.
Marriage: 1) Louisa Pillow
2) Rhodda Hosea
Children by wife 1): William A Jr, Alice, John Franklin, & Jesse

In what was then the community around Camp Pennington [rr camp] W A Lyon gave 50 acs of land to the railroad for a right of way and established the first general store near the settlement. It was first called Lyon's Station, but later became known as Lyons. [1880]

[W A Lyon also started a bank there and then moved it to Somerville] 
Family links: 
  Benjamin Franklin Lyon (1815 - 1903)
  Mary A. Carrington Lyon (1820 - 1887)
  Louesa Pillow Lyon (1839 - 1903)
  Alice Eudorah Lyons Bird (1872 - 1923)*
  John Franklin Lyon (1874 - 1949)*
  Martha Frances Lyon Woods (1842 - 1899)*
  William A Lyon (1844 - 1921)
  Oliver Franklin Lyon (1851 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
Oaklawn Cemetery
Burleson County
Texas, USA
Created by: Luayne Pierce
Record added: Mar 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86045762
William A Billy Lyon
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 Added: Mar. 7, 2012

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