Welcome to Lyon County
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genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.
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Birth, Death and Marriage records, as well as interesting newspaper tidbits from years gone past - the items YOU
used to put together your family trees. If you have information that you'd like to share with us on the history
of this county and its people, please SEND IT TO US and we'll make sure it gets posted online.
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Founded March 6, 1868
Named for General Nathaniel Lyon, who was killed in the Civil War
Largest city Marshall
Coon Creek Township
Island Lake Township
Lake Marshall Township
Rock Lake Township
* Green Valley
| Website Updates:
Feb. 2014: Bio: Case - transcribed
by Vicki Bryan
July 2013: 1883 Pensioners on the
Feb. 2013: Obits: Graves, Kelson, Larson, Lefstad, Shephard, Suckerson, Wang, Webster
Marriages: Abernathy - Willford; Antonson - Klabol; Eckes - Corey; Garboth - Tollefson; Kenney - Stuart; Mackay - Marron; Novotny - Kirsch; Wayman - Hunzicker
July 2012: Obits: Hermer, Simons, Tate
June 2012: Bio: Gits
Apr. 2012: Bios: Forbes, McArthur, Smith
Feb. 2012: WW2 Army Honor List; Bio: Mossman; Obit: Bahn
Jan 2012: List of Cemeteries; Crime news
BROWN OBIT; Biographies for SCHOUWEILER, CHITTENDEN, LIVINGSTON, RIALSON, BEACH, BOUTELLE, MATHEWS, BALDWIN, MAXSON,
SHEPARD; St. Eloi Church Roster, Births 1881-1882
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