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'Jim' Lyons of Potter Creek: Part 2


January 13, 2022

Shown are (front row, from left): Dorothy Mae (Eichelberger) Ferry, Jimmy Lyons, John Henry Eichelberger; (back row, from left): Mary Ester Eichelberger (grandmother of Debbie), Carl Eichelberger and friend Ellie.

The obituary for James Lyons also conflicts with the Herald article regarding parentage and age. It reads:

"James Lyons, aged colored man and lifelong resident of the southern end of Morrisons Cove, died unexpectedly sometime Saturday night, April 10, 1943 or Sunday morning, his death being discovered by Charles Mock, a neighbor, who knew he had complained of not feeling well Saturday evening, and went to the home Sunday morning to see how he was.

Mr. Lyons was employed all his life among the farmers of the community, and for the past few years resided alone in a house a fourth of a mile...

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