Biography of James W. Lyman
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Lyman, James W., Colton, was born in Colton, October 18, 1839, a son of H. K. Lyman, whose father was Asa Lyman, an early settler of this county, who was drowned in the Missouri River. H. K. Lyman was born in Potsdam in 1817, was educated in the common schools, and at the age of twelve years came to Cotton. He married Mary A. daughter of Abram Russell, and they had five children, of whom three sons are living. Mr. Lyman died in 1871, and his widow lives in Cotton. James W. was educated in the common schools and engaged as clerk for C. W. Gibbs of Ogdensburg until the war broke out, when he enlisted, but was rejected. He then spent seven years as clerk for O. N. Hall of Colton and worked in a tub factory at Parishville three years. Since 1883 Mr. Lyman has been engaged with Cook & Hawley of this town. July 4, 1865, he married Amelia E., daughter of Calvin Fuller of Colton, and they have two children : Ina. aged nineteen years, and ida, aged fourteen. Mrs. Lyman and daughters are members of the Episcopal church, of which Mr. Lyman is vestryman.

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