Biography of William Lyman
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Lyman, William, was born in Le Roy, Genesee county, January 9, 1839, a son of Dwight Lyman, who was a native of Vermont, and came with his parents to Genesee county at the age of four. He came to Clarendon in 1876, where he is engaged in farming. In 1876 he married Florence Butterfield, of Clarendon, and they have two children: Carrie I. and Orrie A. Dwight Lyman, father of William, married Mary A. Clapp. Colonel Orson Butterfield (deceased) was born in Rodman, Jefferson county, in 1808, a son of Daniel Butterfield, and came to Clarendon in 1830, settling on 100 acres south of Bennett's Corners. In 1853 he went to California and remained till 1869, then returned to Clarendon, where he died August 11, 1887. He was a member of the old State militia and a prominent man in his locality. He married Lydia Wright, and their children were: Sarah, Myron A., Lauriette, Wolford, Pratt, Alice A., Florence A., Rosella and Ida A. Sarah, Ida and Myron A. all died young.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION

Orleans County, NY
Biographies

Names A to B
Names C to F
Names G to H
Names H to M
Names N to R
Names S
Names T to Z

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium