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Theodore Lyman

Birth20 FEB 1792
 
Educ.1810
 
Cambridge, Harvard University
Occup1821-1824
 
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Occup1824
 
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Occup1834-1835
 
Boston Mayor
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Death18 JUL 1849
 
Aged: 57.4 years

Theodore Lyman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, February 20, 1792, son of Theodore and Lydia (Williams) Lyman; grandson of the Rev. Isaac and Sarah (Plummer) Lyman; great-grandson of Captain Moses and Mindwell (Sheldon) Lyman, and a descendant of Richard and Sarah (Osborne) Lyman. Richard Lyman was a native of High Ougar, Essex county, England, and came to America in the ship "Lion" in 1631, settling first at Charlestown, Massachusetts, and in 1635 at Hartford, Connecticut. Theodore Lyman Sr. was an eminent merchant, engaged in the northwest fur trade and in the coast and China trade.

Theodore Lyman, his son, was prepared for college at Phillips Exeter Academy and was graduated from Harvard College A. B. 1810, A. M. 1815. He studied literature... Read More

ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Cora 

25 DEC 1828  MA, Suffolk Co, Boston Gardiner Howland Shaw 
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Theodore 

23 AUG 18339 SEP 1897  MA, Middlesex Co, Waltham  
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  1. Book: Encyclopedia of Massachusetts; by William Richard Cutler, 1919;
  2. Website: Fowkes from the Past;
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  2. Website: Bill Lyman;
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