Aurelia Lyon1,2,3

ID# 1136, (1790 - 1821)
FatherMatthew Lyon4,5,6 (14 Jul 1749 - 1 Aug 1822)
MotherBeulah Chittenden4,7,5 (15 May 1764 - 6 Feb 1824)

Key Events:

Birth: 27 May 1790, Vermont6
Marriage: Dr. Henry Skinner, 17 Dec 18098,9,10
Death: Sep 1821 or Oct 1821, Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky11,12,13

Spouse: Dr. Henry Skinner ( - 22 Jun 1819)
     Children:

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Aurelia Lyon was born on 27 May 1790 in Vermont.6
     Aurelia married Dr. Henry Skinner, son of Frederick Skinner and Miss [surname unknown] Stuart, on 17 Dec 1809, having become acquainted at Washington, whilst her father was a member of Congress there.8,9,10 She was named an heir in the will of her husband, Dr. Henry Skinner dated 10 Jun 1819 in Eddyville, to receive a negro girl named Jane, about age 16, and an equal share with the two children of his personal property, land and negros, with Aurelia's share (except Jane) to go to the children at her death.14
     Aurelia left a will dated 15 Sep 1821, naming her brother Matthew Lyon Jr. as executor and guardian for her children. She left her negro girl Jane to her mother, Beulah Chittenden, who with her increase was to go to Aurelia's daughter after the mother's death, or she was not living to her son. All other property was to go equally to her two children, Beulah and Frederick.15
     Aurelia died in Sep 1821 or Oct 1821 in Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.11,12,13 Her will was proved in Oct 1821 in Caldwell Co., Kentucky.15

Citations

  1. [S826] Lyon letter to Witherell, 5 Apr 1828, shows name as Aurellia.
  2. [S875] Caldwell Co. Wills,, A:332-3, Henry Skinner will, 10 Jun 1819, shows name as Aurelia.
  3. [S875] Caldwell Co. Wills,, B:57-9, Chittenden Lyon Will, 21 Nov 1842, shows name as Aurelia Skinner.
  4. [S826] Lyon letter to Witherell, 5 Apr 1828, shows she was his sister.
  5. [S875] Caldwell Co. Wills,, B:57-9, Chittenden Lyon Will, 21 Nov 1842, shows her as his sister.
  6. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998.
  7. [S875] Caldwell Co. Wills,, A:392, Aurelia Skinner will, 15 Sep 1821, shows Beaulah Lyon as her mother.
  8. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, and quotes Battle, Perrin & Kniffin, Kentucky: A History of the State, 3rd ed. (Lyon Co., 1886) showing married and how they met.
  9. [S3127] Genealogy Trails, online, Kentucky, Caldwell County, "Marriage Records 1809-1828," shows date.
  10. [S826] Lyon letter to Witherell, 5 Apr 1828, shows married.
  11. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, shows year, town, and state, and quotes Battle, Perrin & Kniffin, Kentucky: A History of the State, 3rd ed. (Lyon Co., 1886) showing she survived her husband but two years.
  12. [S826] Lyon letter to Witherell, 5 Apr 1828, shows she died about nine months before their father.
  13. [S875] Caldwell Co. Wills,, A:392, Aurelia Skinner will, 15 Sep 1821, showing will dated 15 Sep 1821, proved in the Oct 1821 term of the Court, and recorded 22 Oct 1821.
  14. [S875] Caldwell Co. Wills,, A:332-3, Henry Skinner will, 10 Jun 1819.
  15. [S875] Caldwell Co. Wills,, A:392, Aurelia Skinner will, 15 Sep 1821.
  16. [S875] Caldwell Co. Wills,, A:332-3, Henry Skinner will, 10 Jun 1819, shows her as one of "our children."
  17. [S875] Caldwell Co. Wills,, A:332-3, Henry Skinner will, 10 Jun 1819, shows him as one of "our children."