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 Jonathan H Lyon

Jonathan H Lyon

Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 1856 (aged 59–60)
Burial Franklinville, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 93465578 · View Source
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Became one of the early settlers of Cattaraugus County, N. Y., where he followed merchandising and manufacturing.

Jonathan H. LYON came to this town in 1816 from Troy, N. Y. He was a man of some influence among the early settlers. About 1830 he was doing business in the dry goods line, tanning, shoemaking, etc. Children: Russell, Reuben, Delos, Amanda, and Clara. Clara is now living on the homestead lot in the village.

Lyon Memorial vol 3 p 78
Jonathan Lyon, in 1819, built a log tannery on the spot where Jonas K. Button's residence now stands, and in 1820 it was destroyed by fire, this being the first fire that occurred in the village.
Franklinville was erected March 3, 1824, and the first officers elected were as follows: Isaac Searl, supervisor; Flavel Patridge, town clerk; Jonathan H. Lyon, justice of the peace... P. 630
Built first tannery in 1819; 1828-29 carried on a shoe shop in the village. P. 634
Was the 2nd storekeeper P. 1127

Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus County, N.Y.
Lorentus Salisbury, about 1825, came to the village, and entered the service of Maj. Flavel Partridge, as clerk in the store. He soon started a business with Jonathan Lyon, afterward with Jabez Morgan, and in 1835 commenced alone.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jonathan H Lyon (1796–1856), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93465578, citing Mount Prospect Cemetery, Franklinville, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA ; Maintained by CJ (contributor 46936035) .