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William Alexander LYON
Minnie Matilda COOPER
Husband:  William Alexander LYONS / LYON
Birth:  25 Oct 1895, Mayville, Chautauqua Co., NY
Death:  28 May 1951, Youngsville, Warren Co., PA
Occupation:  carpenter, mechanic (Forest Furniture Manufacting Company, Youngsville, PA)
Military Service:  World War I
Father:  George O. LYON
Mother:  Mary Etta MADISON
Marriage:  18 Jan 1918, Youngsville, Warren Co., PA
Wife:  Minnie Matilda COOPER
Birth:  4 Jul 1902, Cooper Tract, Forest Co., PA
Death:  30 Oct 1966, Warren, Warren Co., PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Father probably:  Stephen COOPER, b. 1857/8, NY
Mother probably:  Agnes __?__, b. 1881/2, PA
Children — born in Youngsville Borough, Brokenstraw Twp., Warren Co., PA:
  1.  Harland Edward LYON, b. 24 Sep 1919; d. 8 Dec 1967, Kane, McKean Co., PA; m. 10 Feb 1940, Warren Co., PA, Alice Lorraine PATTYSON (1921-1985)
  2.  Geneva Etta LYON, b. 10 Sep 1920; m. 6 Sep 1940, Baltimore, MD, William Charles NAGY, Sr. (1914-2001)
  3.  Lloyd Lavern LYON, b. 16 Dec 1921; d. 11 Feb 2001, Youngsville, Warren Co., PA; m. 2 Feb 1946, Arlene GEROW
  4.  Charles Eugene LYON, b. 21 Apr 1923; d. 14 Feb 1996, Corry, Erie Co., PA; m1. 4 Jul 1943, Gloria LOVEJOY; m2. 23 Jun 1945, Belva Lucille HOLMES (1926-); m3. 29 Apr 1989, Marie JOHNSON
  5.  Josephine Viola LYON, b. 14 Jan 1925; m1. 4 Apr 1940, Gerald VINTON; m2. 28 Oct 1966, Richard FALCONER
  6.  William Alexander LYON, Jr., b. 25 Dec 1925; d. 29 Jan 1944, Germany (WWII)
  7.  Gerald Jesse LYON, b. 24 Feb 1927; d. 25 May 1992; m. 24 Jul 1950, Warren Co., PA, Gloria Frances MILLER (1932-1978)
  8.  Merle Leroy LYON, b. 8 Mar 1928; d. 18 Jul 2007, Brokenstraw, Warren Co., PA; m1. Ms. WASIELEWSKI; m2. Ms. BEARDSLY; m3. Ms. ANDERSON
  9.  Cecil James LYON, b. 11 Apr 1929; d. 8 May 1999, Irvine, Warren Co., PA; m. 4 Mar 1950, Warren Co., PA, Edith Mae FITCH (1929-2001)
10.  George Steven LYON, b. 28 Sep 1390; d. 30 Dec 1930, Youngsville, Warren Co., PA
11.  (Son) LYON; m1. Ms. ZWALD
12.  Theodore Leonard LYON, b. 18 Jan 1933; d. 20 Apr 1933, Youngsville, Warren Co., PA
13.  (Daughter) LYON; m. Gilbert S. MABB (1931-2004)
14.  Almond John LYON, b. 21 Mar 1936; d. 20 Jan 1986, Pittsfield, Warren Co., PA; m. 25 Dec 1957, Warren Co., PA, Rosalee PUGH (1940-1979)
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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  William LYON (æ 14, b. NY) is living in Youngsville, Warren Co., PA, with his parents (q.v.).  There is a Minnie COOPER (æ 8, b. PA) living in Sheffield Twp., Warren Co., PA (p. 230A), with her parents, Stephen COOPER (æ 52, b. NY) and his wife, Agnes (æ 28, b. PA), plus siblings.  Stephen and Agnes have been married ten years, so Agnes is Minnie's mother.  There is no other Minnie or Matilda COOPER in the county. 

3.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #22 of 34):  North Main Street, Youngsville, Brokenstraw Twp., Warren Co., PA, Roll T625_1657, p. 38B, SN 11B, SD 17, ED 183, enumerated 12 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28
* 261 297 Lyon William Head R M W 24 M   Y Y NY PA PA Y Carpenter House OA
    ____ Minnie Wife   F W 17 M N Y Y PA PA PA Y None    
    ____ Harland E Son   M W 3/12 S       PA NY PA   None    
*North Main Street

4.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #11 of 40):  Sixth Street, Youngsville Borough, Warren Co., PA, Roll, p. 162A, SN 6A, ED 62-40, SD 2, enumerated 7 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30 31
* 135 140 Lyons William A Head O 500 N M W 35 M 22 N Y NY PA PA Y Carpenter Lumber Mill W Y Y WW
    _____ Minnie M Wife       F W 27 M 16 N Y PA PA PA Y None          
    _____ Harla?? E Son       M W 10 S   Y Y PA NY PA Y None          
    _____ Geneva E Dau       F W  9 S   Y   PA NY PA   None          
    _____ Lloyd L Son       M W  8 S   Y   PA NY PA   None          
    _____ Charles E Son       M W  6 S   Y   PA NY PA   None          
    _____ Josephine V Dau       F W  5 S   N   PA NY PA   None          
    _____ William A Son       M W  4 S   N   PA NY PA   None          
    _____ Gerald J Son       M W  3 S   N   PA NY PA   None          
    _____ Merle L Son       M W  2 S   N   PA NY PA   None          
    _____ Cecil J Son       M W 11/12 S   N   PA NY PA   None          
*Sixth Street
Listed four households from William's widowed mother, Mary E. LYON.

5.  World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.  Microfilm Series M1509 (4277 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC (card images and index online at Ancestry.com):
Microfilm Roll | Form | No: 1926880 | 1295 | 69
1 Name in full | Age in yrs: William Alexander Lyon | 21
2 Home Address: Fourth Youngsville Pa
3 Date of Birth: October 25th 1895
4 Are you (1) a natural born citizen… Natural born
5 Where were you born: Mayville NY USA
6 If not a citizen, of what country… Citz of US
7 What is your present trade, occupation… Mechanic
8 By whom employed: Forest Fur Mfg Co
Where employed: Youngsville Pa
9 Have you [dependents]?: Wife
10 Married or Single | Race: Married | Caucasian
11 What military service have you had? Artificer N.Y. Pa., 1 yr, NYMS
12 Do you claim exemption from draft? Yes - In service at present
Signature: William Alexander Lyon
1 Height | Build: Medium | Slender
2 Color of Eyes | Color of Hair | Bald: Blue | Brown | No
3 Physically Disabled: No
Date of Registration: Jun 5 1917
Draft Board: Youngsville Pct., Warren Co., Penna

6.  Pedigree (online at the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation).

7.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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