Lyon, Henry Olin
Age: 18, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 2/24/64, m/i 4/12/64, Pvt, Co. G, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 07/17/1845, Concord, VT
Burial: Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Dan Taylor
Findagrave Memorial #: 73298580
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/2/1888, VT; widow Flora I., 12/9/1907, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
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EAST ST. JOHNSBURY
Henry Olin Lyon
Henry Olin Lyon was born in Springfield, Mass., in 1845. He was the son of Gad and Delphina Lyon. At four years of age he moved to this town which has since become his home. He passed away at his home in this village November 22 after an illness of only four days of paralysis. He enlisted in Co. G, 17th regiment in1862 and served to the end of the war. Mr. Lyon was married to Ada Bugbee January 2, 1873, and three children were born them, Jennie M., wife of John S. Powers of St. Johnsbury, Fred W. and George R. Mrs. Lyon died in 1881. In 1886 he married Flora I. Nourse of St. Johnsbury. To them three children were born, Christie B., Murray E., and Olin A. Mr. Lyon is survived by his wife and six children, who have the sympathy of the community in their sorrow. The funeral was held from his late home, Sunday, November 24, The Rev. E. E. Grant officiating. There were many beautiful flowers which showed much love and esteem.
Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, December 4, 1907
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.