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 Mary “Polly” <I>Richards</I> Lyons

Mary “Polly” Richards Lyons

Death 6 May 1808 (aged 42)
Colrain, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Colrain, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 68170137 · View Source
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Daughter of Benjamin Richards (1738-1816) and Mary (Belcher) Richards.

She was the first wife of Jerre Lyons, whom she married on Oct 21,1790 at Sharon,MA.

Children: Luke Lyons, Betsey Lyons Miner, Mary Lyons, Nathan Holmes Lyons, Jerre Lyons Jr, Nancy Lyons Tenney, Benjamin Richards Lyons, Barna Lyons, and Lorenzo Lyons.

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"Alas she's gone! O how resigned,
In sickness, death, what peace of mind,
Affection warm, & faith sincere,
Her language checks the rising tear,
Mourn not for me, your tears refrain,
Your loss is my eternal gain."





  • Maintained by: Kevin Avery
  • Originally Created by: Mark Fabianowicz
  • Added: 10 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68170137
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary “Polly” Richards Lyons (15 Jul 1765–6 May 1808), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68170137, citing Brick School Cemetery, Colrain, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Kevin Avery (contributor 47024642) .