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Jerome B. LYON
Elizabeth Ann PHILEN
Sarah A. B. COOK
Husband:  Jerome B. LYON
Birth:  1826/7, Putnam Co., GA
Death:  aft. 1880 census
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Napoleon B. LYON
Mother:  Mary Lynn JACKSON
Wife-1:  Elizabeth Ann PHILEN
Birth:  20 Sep 1832, Wilcox Co., AL
Death:  5 Jun 1859, AL
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Manasseh PHILEN
Mother:  Cynthia CULPEPER
Marriage-2:  8 Jan 1861, Wilcox Co., AL
Wife-2:  Mary H. DAVIS
Occupation:  homemaker
Marriage-3:  ca. 1866
Wife-3:  Sarah A. B. "Sally" COOK
Birth:  1838/9, SC
Death:  aft. 1880 census
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m1. 3 Jan 1861, Wilcox Co., AL, David P. OUTLAW
Father:  Doras H. COOK
Mother:  Uncertain
Children with Elizabeth Ann PHILEN:
born in AL, probably in Clarke Co., AL:
1.  Mary Jane LYON, b. Sep 1849

born in either Clarke Co. or Wilcox Co., AL:
2.  William R. LYON, b. 1851; d. 1854
3.  Alice LYON, b. 1854/5
4.  Jerome Early LYON, b. 1858/9

Children with Mary H. DAVIS:
Children with Sarah COOK born in Wilcox Co., AL:
5.  Levonia / Lavinia LYON, b. 1867/8
6.  Geneva LYON, b. 1868/9; d. bef. 1880
7.  Theodosia / Theodocia LYON, b. 1871/2
8.  Julia LYON, b. 1873/4
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1a.  Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957 (online at familysearch.org):
Jerome B. Lyon Mary H. Davis 08 Jan 1861 Wilcox, Alabama

1b.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1998.  Marriage Index:  Alabama, 1800-1900, from Liahona Research (Broderbund CD-248):  not found.

1c.  D.L. Murray & N.R. Murray.  1995.  Marriage Index: AL, GA, SC, 1641-1944.  Salt Lake City, UT (Broderbund CD-3):

1c.  Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

1d.  Alabama Marriages, 1809-1920:  Selected Counties (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #58 of 118):  Clarke Co., AL, Roll M432_3, 422/422, enumerated 13 Oct 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Jerome Lyon 23 M   Far   Ga
Elizabeth 18 F       Ala
Mary 8/12 F       "

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #44 of 75):  Prairie Bluff P.O., Western Division, Wilcox Co., AL, Roll M653_26, p. 1158, PN 44, 365/362, enumerated 25 Aug 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
J B Lyon 34 M   Farmer 3000 10,319 Geo
Mary J Lyon 11 F         Ala
Alice Lyon  6 F         Ala
J E Lyon  1 M         Ala

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #12 of 46):  Lower Peach Tree P.O., Lower Peach Tree Beat, Wilcox Co., AL, Roll M593_45, p. 324B, PN 10, 97/97, enumerated 12 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Lyon Jerome 45 M W Farmer     Ga
Sally 31 F W Keep House     SC
Alice 16 F W House Lab     Ala
Early 10 M W Farm Lab     Ala
Lavinia  3 F W       Ala
Geneva  1 F W       Ala
Outlaw Jeremiah D  8 M W       Ala
The visitation numbers were wrongly placed here making Jeremiah the head of the next household, which cannot be and see 1880.

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #36 of 46):  Lower Peach Tree, T11_R5E, Wilcox Co., AL, Roll 35, p. 391A, PN 37, SD 3, ED 192, enumerated 21 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 21 24 25 26
89 89 Lyon J B W M 53     / Farmer   GA GA GA
    ____ Sarah W F 42 Wife   / Keeping house   SC SC SC
    ____ Levonia W F 12 Dau /   Attending School / AL GA SC
    ____ Theodosia W F  8 Dau         AL GA SC
    ____ Julia W F  6 Dau         AL GA SC
    Outlaw Jere W M 17 Stepson     Attending School / AL GA SC
Jeremiah is Sarah's child from a prior marriage.

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Jerome not found, anywhere.  Jere OUTLAW is in Clarke Co., AL.  Others, if living, not in Wilcox or Clarke County. 

8.  Dan Lassiter Philen.  Dan L. Philen Pedigree (online at WebRing).
42.   Manassah[4] Philen... Born, circa 1802 (?), in Darlington, 
South Carolina. Died, 1 Aug 1855, in Wilcox Co., Alabama...

      He married (Moved to Greenwood, Sebastian Co., Arkansas shortly after 
1870) Cynthia Culpepper (508), 19 Jul 1827. Children...

  47      ii.  Elizabeth Ann...

47. Elizabeth Ann[5] Philen (Manassah, 42). Born, 20 Sep 1832. Died, 5 Jun 1859.
    She married Jerome B. Lyon (239)...

239.  Jerome B.[5] Lyon.

      He married Elizabeth Ann Philen (47). Children:

           i.  William R.[6]. Born, 1851. Died, 1854. 
          ii.  Mary Jane. Born, circa 1853. 
         iii.  Alice. Born, circa 1855. 
          iv.  Jerome Early. Born, circa 1857. 

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