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Ernest William Lyons (1859 - 1883)

Captain Ernest William Lyons
Born in Pereau, Nova Scotiamap
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Husband of — married 21 Feb 1882 in Kingsport, Nova Scotiamap
Died at age 23 in At Seamap [uncertain]
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Ernest William Lyons was born on October 28, 1859 in Pereau, Nova Scotia, son of Guy Newcombe Lyons (1831–1895) and Angelina Foote (1841–1919).



Ernest (22) married Althea M. Greene (20) (born about 1861 in Medford, Nova Scotia) on February 21, 1882 in Kingsport, Nova Scotia.


Ernest died on August 29, 1883 in At Sea, aged 23. He was buried in Habitant Cemetery, Habitant.[1] [2]

Captain Ernest Lyons, was lost at sea with his wife, Althea Greene Lyons, on August 29, 1883 on a voyage between Cape Breton and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.


He is buried in Habitant Cemetery in Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada. [3]


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  2. Find a Grave, database and images ( accessed April 11, 2023), memorial page for Capt Ernest William Lyons (28 Oct 1859–29 Aug 1883), Find a Grave Memorial ID 182403650, citing Habitant Cemetery, Habitant, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada; Maintained by LMK (contributor 47573469).
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  • Capt Ernest William Lyons (1859-1883) on Find A Grave: Memorial #182403650 retrieved 05 October 2020

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Captain Ernest W. Lyons was lost at sea on August 29, 1883 with his wife Althea Greene Lyons on a voyage between Cape Breton and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.
posted 21 Sep 2009 by Marsha (Ciaramello) Auger
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