Tag Archives: Lyons

David Honeyman

David Honeyman
b. 26 March 1802, Hampshire County, Virginia, to Charles and Barbara (Moore) Honeyman
d. 18 March 1874, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois

m/1.
Elizabeth Sterling
b. Fayette County, Pennsylvania

m/2. 10 September 1823, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Isabella Long
b. 15 September 1800, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, to Andrew and Jemina (Santee) Long
d. 11 September 1855, Union County, Indiana

m/3. 24 September 1857, Union County, Indiana
Jane Long Malaby Noble
b. 5 March 1815

Children with Isabella Long:
• John Long (1825-1875) married Sarah Jarvis
• Mary Ann (b. 1826) married (1) Samuel Coffman, (2) William Kennedy
• Sarah Jane (1828-abt. 1884) married Zachariah Eikenbary
• William Jackson (b. 1830) married (1) Martha Jane Swallow, (2) Frances America Swallow
• Elizabeth (1832-1907) married Samuel David McCann
• Rebecca Emma (1834-1916) married William Andrew Jarvis
• James Oliver (1837-1842)
• Ellen M. (1839-1863) married James V. Lyons
• George Washington (1841-1915) married Caroline Coe
• Louisa C. (b. 1844) married Thomas Jackson

Children with Jane Long Malaby Noble:
• Isabelle V. “Belle” (1859-1877)

David was in Union County, Indiana, by November 1828 and left in 1864 by wagon train for Mercer County, Illinois. His wife Jane moved to Mercer County, Illinois, after her first husband’s death and had left a married daughter there; she had brought her young sons from her second marriage back to Union County with her.

David was a strong Democrat, but also a peace Democrat, who thought the issues surrounding the Civil War could be solved by negotiation.

Submitted by:
Nadine D. Holder
Sierra Vista AZ
E-mail: nadin@c2i2.com

Alexander O’Neill

Alexander O’Neill
b. 11 Sept 1811 in Pittsburgh, PA to Hugh O’Neill and Deborah Joyce
d. 16 Mar 1897 at New Albany, Floyd Co., IN
bur. Fairview Cemetery, New Albany, Floyd Co., IN

Alexander O'Neill gravestone

Alexander O’Neill gravestone

m. 13 Jul 1837 Floyd Co., IN
Margaret Louisa Kain/Cain 
b. 1819 at Carlisle, PA
d. 27 Nov 1879 at New Albany, Floyd Co., IN
bur. Fairview Cemetery, New Albany, Floyd Co., IN

Children with Margaret Louisa Kain/Cain:

  • William James O’Neill (1838-after 1865)
  • Andrew Foster O’Neill (10 May 1840-10 Jun 1914) m. Lucinda Lyons (6 Mar 1841-5 Sept 1913) 9 Oct 1866
  • Sarah Jane O’Neill (25 Apr 1843-26 Feb 1929) m. Norman Campbell (1843-16 Jun 1886) 1 May 1873
  • Emily Isabel O’Neill (17 Mar 1846-15 Sept 1930) m. Joseph McPherson (1844-2 Oct 1895) 1 Dec 1869
  • Charles W. O’Neill (abt. 1848-)

Submitted by:
Ronald L. Darrah
Indianapolis, IN
E-mail: darrah@comcast.net

Alice Jean Davis

Alice Jean Davis
b. 10 December 1927, Ripley County, Indiana, to Raymond Lewis and Eva (Hacker) Davis
d. 4 April 2003, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington

m. 10 February 1946, La Porte, Indiana
Dorris “Rufus” Mayfield Reeves
b. 24 October 1919, Elmo, Nodaway County, Missouri

Children with Dorris “Rufus” Mayfield Reeves:

  • Mary Madelyn (b. 1949) married David Bishop
  • Deborah Jean (1951-2002) married Gary M. Hill
  • John Charles (1956-2005) married Mischelle Lyons
  • Candace Jean (1964-2004) married Lanny Gilliam

Alice was born and grew up in Indiana. She met Rufus when she was working as a waitress at a hotel in Racine, Wisconsin. She was there visiting her aunt, Rachel Hacker Clark. Alice said she saw Rufus and dropped her tray. It was love at first sight.

After her marriage to Rufus, who was in the Air Force, Alice lived at several different Air Force bases before ending up in Tacoma, Washington, where she died.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger@yahoo.com