The Photo Request has been fulfilled.


Harriet I. Leishure Lyles

Maryland, USA
Death 21 Aug 1885 (aged 55–56)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Plot Section B, Lot 91, Site 3.
Memorial ID 100044686 · View Source
Suggest Edits

The Evening Star Friday, August 21, 1885
Lyles. On the 21st day of August 1885, at 1:30AM, Harriet J. Lyles, beloved wife of Henry Lyles, in the fifty-seventh year of her age.

Funeral will take place from her late residence, 928 C Street Southwest, on Sunday afternoon, at three o’clock. Friends and relatives of the family are respectfully invited to attend.

The Evening Star Monday, August 24, 1885
The Funeral Of Mrs. Lyles
The funeral of Mrs. Harriet I. Lyles, the lady who died Thursday night from blood poisoning, produced by a scratch on her hand, received while she was adjusting a water filter, took place yesterday afternoon from the residence of the family, on C Street Southwest and was largely attended by sympathizing friends. Rev. Dr. Chapman, of Ryland Chapel Church, conducted the funeral services and the interment was made at Glenwood Cemetery. The pall bearers were H.O. Noyes, W.P. Wood, C.A. Perkins, Thomas A. Brown, W.W. Kirby and John P. Hamlin.

From Dan and Karen Read:
According to census and marriage records on she was the wife of Henry Lyles and her maiden name was Leishure. They were married on September 11, 1845 and had at least nine children. She was born 1829 and died August 21, 1885.

Family Members




  • Created by: SLGMSD
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100044686
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Harriet I. Leishure Lyles (1829–21 Aug 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100044686, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by SLGMSD (contributor 46825959) .