William Alexander Lyon1

M, #853, b. 1829, d. 1862
Last Edited=22 Jul 2014
     William Alexander Lyon, was born in 1829 at South Carolina.1

William Alexander Lyon married Matilda A. Welborn, daughter of Aaron Welborn and Lucy Stevenson, in 1852.1

On 16 October 1860, William Alexander Lyon appeared on the United States Census, at Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi.2

The military service record of William Alexander Lyon includes the following: William A. Lyon was a Private in the 7th Battalion Mississippi Infantry, Company F, Confederate, during the Civil War. He was a prisoner of war and is said to have died at the seige of Vicksburg, MS.3,4

William Alexander Lyon died in 1862 at Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi. He died at Vicksburg, Mississippi, during the Civil War.1

Children of William Alexander Lyon and Matilda A. Welborn

Citations

  1. [S43] W. Monroe and Lanora Houston, Descendents of Aaron Welborn c 1798 - Sep 18 1858 and Lucy Stevenson Welborn c 1797 - c 1879 (11 Welborn Drive, Laurel, MS 39440 601-428-0087, e-mail address: Self Published, 1992). Hereinafter cited as Descendents of Aaron Welborn.
  2. [S33] 1860 United States Census, population schedule, Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi, page 46, line 9.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  3. [S493] Ancestry.com, online, citing National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
    Original data: National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online <>, acquired 2007.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  4. [S493] Ancestry.com, online, citing Ancestry.com. Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  5. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  6. [S43] W. Monroe and Lanora Houston, Descendents of Aaron Welborn c 1798 - Sep 18 1858 and Lucy Stevenson Welborn c 1797 - c 1879 (11 Welborn Drive, Laurel, MS 39440 601-428-0087, e-mail address: Self Published, 1992), p. 73.. Hereinafter cited as Descendents of Aaron Welborn.