Tag Archives: Lyon

Vincent Scott McClure

Vincent Scott McClure
b. 30 October 1815, Oaktown, Knox County, Indiana, to Samuel and Jane (Curry) McClure
d. 18 May 1893, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon

m/1. 1834, Knox County, Indiana
Sarah “Sally” Bruce
b. Bruceville, Knox County, Indiana, to Major William and Sarah (Polk) Bruce
d. 1858, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon

m/2. Oregon
Sarah Tandy Benson

Children with Sarah Bruce:
• Hester “Hettie” (1835-1901) married Isaac William Bond
• Jane married William F. Lyon
• William Henry Harrison

The family emigrated on 20 March 1853. They traveled seven months by ox and wagon with several family members to Oregon. They were part of “The Lost Wagon Train of 1853” which got lost between Fort Hall and the Cascade Mountains. They finally arrived in the Willamette Valley in late October. He was instrumental in the formation of the First Christian Church in Eugene in 1866 and served as the first deacon. He was elected to the state legislature in 1862, serving one term.

Submitted by:
Christie Hill Russell
Paris IL
E-mail: christie@cartar.com

Amos Reynolds

Amos Reynolds
b. 1789, New York, to William and Mary (Lyon) Reynolds
d. 19 December 1853, South Milford, LaGrange County, Indiana

m.
Hannah Benedict
b. to Jacob and Dorcas (Roscoe) Benedict
d. 17 October 1868, South Milford, LaGrange County, Indiana

Children with Hannah Benedict:

  • Jane
  • Harriet
  • Caroline
  • Louisa
  • William (b. ca. 1820)
  • Horton

Submitted by:
Eileen M. Reynolds Martin
Bartonville IL

Lewis Chance

Lewis Chance
b. 28 April 1818, Ohio, to Caleb and Comfort (Murphy) Chance
d. 29 August 1880, Montgomery County, Kansas

m. 29 September 1842, Warren County, Ohio
Margaret L. Lyon
b. 3 May 1822, Ohio
d. 22 April 1900, Montgomery County, Kansas

Children with Margaret L. Lyon:

  • Henry (b. 1845) married Martha E. Dunlevey
  • Caleb (b. 1845) married Matilda Bristo
  • Mary (b. 1847)
  • Joseph (b. 1848) married Emeline Johnson
  • Victoria Margaret (1853-1938) married James T. Gross
  • Emanuel (1856-1920) married Maggie E. [–?–]
  • Newton Lewis (1858-1952) married Eva D. [–?–]
  • Sarah A. (b. 1867) married William Edwards

Lewis immigrated to Indiana by 1850 from Union Township, Butler County, Ohio. He emigrated from Clay County, Indiana, to Parker, Montgomery County, Kansas, by 1880.

Submitted by:
Margaret Van Ness Nelson
Sanibel FL
E-mail: mvnelson@ix.netcom.com