Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Stephen Lyon

Sacred to
the memory
Stephen Lyon
Died August 13, 1840

Buried Smithland Cemetery, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 18 November 2009. Click on the photo for an enlarged view.

On 14 October 1833, Stephen Lyon obtained a bond to marry Harriet Cook, the daughter of John and Ann Cook and the widow of John Davis. Stephen and Harriet had three known children: S.B., Ann Eliza and Charles S. Lyon, all of whom are also buried in Smithland Cemetery.


Lisa Wallen Logsdon said...

A very interesting looking stone!

TCasteel said...

Great tombstone. It definitely has it's own style.