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Friday, April 5, 2019

LYON, Edwin C. & ANTHONY, Carrie V.


EDWIN LYON and Carrie Victoria ANTHONY
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UPDATE - This photo of Edwin and his wife has been claimed by a relative and is going home!

Identification on photo: "Eddie Lyon & wife"

Photo taken: Leavenworth Studio, Boyne City Michigan, circa 1907

Purchased: Jan 2019 Palm Beach County Fairgrounds Antique Show


The photograph shown at left was found online in an Ancestry.com family tree and I DO NOT have that one in my possession. But I show it here for comparison. This photo is said to be identified as the wedding of Edwin C. Lyon and Carrie Victoria Anthony. Also in the photo is Carrie's sister Cora Anthony and her future husband. The priest at right has his eyes closed due to the camera flash. The image is rather blurry, but one can see that the wedding couple's clothing is very similar. Carrie may have her sleeves rolled up (or removed) in the seated version.

Edwin Clarke Lyon (b. 27 Sep 1877) is a son of Hervy Lyon (1836-1927) and Louisa J. Handshy/Handsley? (1846-1895).  In 1907, he married a school teacher Carrie V. Anthony (1884-1934) whose parents are not known but reported by Carrie on the 1920 Census as being born in NY.

Edwin registered for the WWI Draft, stating his occupation was "pipe-fitter for Boyne City Chemical Company."  At some point Edwin and Carrie moved to Memphis Tennessee where he continues to work in the Chemical industry.

1934 City Directory > Memphis Tennessee
LYON Edwin C (Carrie V) foreman Forest Products Chemical Co. r 1463 Maplewood

First wife Carrie died in 1934 in Memphis TN and is buried in Boyne City, Michigan.

Edwin remarried Mattie Belle ___.

Edwin died 24 Dec 1963.

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