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    James L. Lyon, farmer; P. O. Piqua; was born in Hamilton Co., Ohio June 21, 1826, and is a son of Samuel Lyon, whose biography will appear under M. C. Lyon's memoir. J. L. was brought up to farming, and came to this county in 1831. June 26, 1849, married Caroline Smith, who was born in Rockbridge Co., Va. May 7, 1827, and came to Ohio about 1842; the fruits of this union have been seven children, of whom two are now dead, viz., Anna M., born Nov. 28, 1852, died March 21, 1853; Carrie P., born June 29, 1866, died Sept. 6, 1868; the living are W. R., born Nov. 7, 1850; Margaret E., born Aug. 3, 1854, now Mrs. R. G. Knox; Mary B., born March 1, 1857, now Mrs. A. S. Tabler; Samuel P., born Aug., 1859, now in dry-goods store in Sidney; Clark M., born Oct. 22, 1861. Our subject and his family are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He is nicely located on his farm of 74 acres, in Secs. 15 and 21.

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