William E. Lyman

ID Number: T01400
Biographical Data
Basic Identification
Gender: male Ethnicity: European American Immigration: no Attributed Race: white Free or Enslaved: free
Birth & Family
Birth Date: 00/00/00 Birthplace: Mother: unknown Father: Medad Lyman 1st Spouse: 2nd Spouse:
Age Details
Age: Age Group:
Life Details
Occupation(s): Last Church: Military Service: veteran Last Residence: Last Address:
Death Date: 1849/01/00 Death Note: Place of Death: Cause of Death:
Burial & Undertaking
Burial Date: 1849/02/01 Funeral Home: Diuguid Diuguid ID Number: D0304101 Indigent?: private interment
Gravesite and Grave Marker Data
Grave Marker or Marker Fragment: none Section: 202.T Confirmation Source for Location: family plot Grave Marker Erector(s): unknown Confirmation Source for Interment: OCC plotholder
Obituary and Biographical Detials

N.B. According to TLV, when George R. Lyman died in 1886, he was buried “in the family burial lot in the Old Methodist graveyard,” with his predeceased brother. THIS IS NOT TRUE. Diuguid indicates he was interred in Presbyterian Cemetery, and he has a stone there today. William E. Lyman may be the “predeceased brother” mentioned in George’s obituary.

George R. Lyman (1835–1886)
Leader of 11th Virginia Infantry (Home Guard) and Second Virginia Cavalry (Fitz Lee Troop) Bands during Civil War; “had a passionate fondness for music;” leader of “Lyman’s Band” after the Civil War; “ ‘a man of infinite jest’ ”

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