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Lyman M. Cortright
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Birth: Aug. 7, 1822
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1867
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

Lyman Cortright is the son of Cornelius Cortright and Catherine Winter Cortright.

From: Rev. Horace Edwin Hayden, Editor, "Wyoming & Lackawanna Valleys, Pennsylvania Genealogies & Family Histories", Vol. I & II (New York, NY, USA: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1906) page 432

Lyman Courtright, son of Cornelius Courtright, was born in 1822 , at Plains, followed the carpenter's trade and was also engaged in the lumber business. In this he was successful, but had the misfortune to see the results of his labors totally destroyed by fire. He married Anna Seigal, a native of Northampton county, Pennsylvania, and five of their ten children are now living: William F., mentioned hereafter; H. C., Alice (Mrs. Killgannon), Ellen (Mrs. Halpin), and Lydia (Mrs. Pearson). The death of Mr. Courtright, who was a man universally respected, occurred in 1867, at the comparatively early age of forty-five. His widow still survives him, having reached her seventy-eighth year.


Lyman Cortright is the father of Peter Winter Cortright who died at Hilton Head, South Carolina during the Civil War and is buried at Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina. Plot #2103. Find A Grave # 2948221


Cemetery record for Lyman Cortright is from PA, Luzerne Co., Wilkes-Barre, Hollenback Cemetery, Card file (A-K) NEPAGS, Microfilm 2-1. 
Family links: 
  Ann Siglin Cortright (1823 - 1907)*
  Peter Winter Cortright (1845 - 1864)*
  William Frederick Courtright (1848 - 1930)*
  Mary Ellen Courtright Halpin (1850 - 1921)*
  Daniel Cortright (1852 - 1900)*
  Edward Stewart Cortright (1855 - 1884)*
  Margaret A Cortright (1857 - 1864)*
  Stephen Douglas Cortright (1860 - 1864)*
  Alice Cortright Kilgallon (1861 - 1938)*
  Lydia Courtright Pearson (1871 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Hollenback Cemetery
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Record # 2215 - Lot 453
Created by: Hutchinson & Cortright
Record added: Oct 25, 2010
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Lyman M. Cortright
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Lyman M. Cortright
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Lyman M. Cortright
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 Added: Mar. 19, 2012

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