Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Baldwin Cemetery, Randolph County, Illinois

The Baldwin Cemetery is located at Baldwin Road and N 1st Street, North of the City of Baldwin, Randolph County, Illinois.

The following Lyons family stones are located there. Many thanks to Lucy Higgins for taking these photos.

Jennie E.
1872 - 1956

William H.
1871 - 1957

Mother: Velma K.
Feb. 20, 1918 - May 20, 1996

Father: James R., Sr.
Aug. 4, 1901 - Mar. 24, 1981

Son: Wayne K.
Mar. 6, 1941 - Aug. 18, 1967

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Jordan's Grove Cemetery Continued

The following Lyons grave stones were also found at Jordan's Grove. I do not know if there is a connection to my Lyons ancestors but felt they were worth listing.

In Memory Of Ann Lyons
Born Near Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, Ireland
Died Aug. 25, 1876
In the 80th year of her age.

In Memory of John Lyons
Born Near Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, Ireland
Died July 20, 1902.
Aged 80 Years.

Joseph Lyons
Born in Co. Antrim, Ireland
Jan. 1, 1819
Died Jan. 22, 1906
Aged 87 Yrs. 21 Days

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

More from Jordan's Grove Cemetery

The following gravestones are for children of Archibald and Martha Boyd (Hemphill) Lyons.

Joseph Renwick
Son of
Archibald & Martha B. Lyons
Born Oct. 28, 1872
Died Feb. 13, 1888
Aged 15 Yrs. 3 Mo. 16 Ds.

Charles Lyons
1877(79?) - 1880

(This stone is extremely difficult to read)

Samuel Ross
Son of
Archibald and Martha B.
Died Sept. 22, 1881
Aged 10 Mo. and 18 Ds.

Monday, February 4, 2008

Jordan's Grove Cemetery, Randolph County, Illinois

Here are some Lyons gravestones found at Jordan's Grove Cemetery in Baldwin, Randolph County, Illinois. More to follow.

Archibald Lyons
Born in County Antrim, Ireland
Died June 22, 1915
Aged 85 Years

Martha B., His Wife
Born in County Antrim, Ireland
Died Feb. 21, 1941
Aged 95 Years

James Knox Lyons
1865 - 1949

[James Knox is the son of Archibald and Martha Lyons]

In Memory of
Elizabeth A.
Dau. of A. & M.B. Lyons
Born Oct. 1, 1870
Died Aug. 19, 1872
Aged 1 Yr. 10 Mo. 18 Ds.