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By DORIS DIBERT
For the Herald 

The Benjamin Lyons Family of Salemville, Pa.: Part 1

 

September 23, 2021



One of the most highly respected families of Salemville, a tiny community in the southwestern corner of Morrisons Cove in Bedford County, is the Lyons family. Salemville was sometimes called “Seven Day Corner” because of early residents coming from the Snow Hill community in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, who observed Saturday as the seventh day for worship. There are several articles and stories written about Benjamin Lyons; the first of his family to come to this area. The most credible record is from Waterman’s 1884 History of Bedford, Somerset and Fulton Counties, page 304:

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