Morrisons Cove Herald - Putting cows on the front page since 1885.

By DORIS DIBERT
For the Herald 

The Family of James H. Lyons, Generation Two: Part 3

 

October 28, 2021



James, as a widower, head of his family for 23 years after Sarah’s death, developed kidney trouble and was taken seriously ill while in Bedford, dying on Nov. 24, 1899. His obituary in the Bedford Gazette on Dec. 1 begins, “James H. Lyons, colored, died at his home in Salemville…” It ends with this statement: “He was an intelligent, sober, honest and industrious citizen.”

An obituary was also published in the Morrisons Cove Herald the same day, revealing more admiration for the man:

“James Lyons, of Salemville, passed to the Great Beyond last Friday night, aged almost 74 years...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.

 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021