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W. A. Lyon
Born 17 July 1832
Caroline Anderson, wife of W. A. Lyon. Mr. W. A. Lyon passed away at the home of his son, J. T. Lyon, Saturday, May 12th. He had been a sufferer of paralysis for about three years and for two years was entirely helpless. The deceased was born in Fountain County, Indiana, July 27th, 1832, and was married to Caroline Anderson at Champaign, Ill., Oct. 19th, 1854. The following year he removed to Jones County, Iowa. Removing to Winterset in 1884. He leaves seven children, three sons and four daughters, namely, John, whose home is in Winterset, Robert who lives in Oklahoma, William of Chicago, Mrs. Mary C. LeFever who lives in North Dakota, Mrs. D. E. Shoemaker of Spaulding, Iowa, Mrs. Effie M. Walters and Miss Ida Frances Lyon who now resides in Chicago. The remains were taken to Jones County for burial in the Antioch Cemetery besides the wife who was laid there to rest 25 years ago.

Submitted by: Paul & Dorothy
Note: The marriage is recorded in the Vermilion County, IL marriage book.


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