Martha Jane Lyon1

F, #2076, b. 13 October 1869, d. 24 September 1941
Last Edited=17 Nov 2016
     Martha Jane Lyon, daughter of John Calhoun Lyon and Artelissa Travis, was born on 13 October 1869 at Heidelberg, Jasper County, Mississippi.1 Martha Jane Lyon was the daughter of John Calhoun Lyon and Artelissa Travis.1

Martha Jane Lyon appeared on the United States census of 2 July 1870 in the household of John Calhoun Lyon at Clairborne, Jasper County, Mississippi.23

Martha Jane Lyon married W. A. Roper in 1888.3

Martha Jane Lyon died on 24 September 1941 at Meridian County, Mississippi, at age 71.1

Children of Martha Jane Lyon and W. A. Roper


  1. [S127] Laurie Roper, "Ancestry of Laurie Roper", 4 May 2003 (e-mail address). . Hereinafter cited as "Laurie Roper Genealogy."
  2. [S34] 1870 United States Census, population schedule, Clairborne, Jasper County, Mississippi, stamped page 584, line 20.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (; from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  3. [S28] Patricia and Edwards, Patricia N. Strickland, compiler, Who Married Whom in Jasper Co., Mississippi (P.O. Box 5147, Moss Point, MS 39563: Self published, 1994), page 65.. Hereinafter cited as Who Married Whom in Jasper Co.
  4. [S514] John P. S. Quinn, Descendants of Ezekiel Travis (2400 N. Braswood Blvd., Number 108: Privately published, 22 May 2016), p. 34.. Hereinafter cited as Decendants of Ezekiel Travis.