Lyon, Aaron Child 

Biography

Ca. 17811–30 Sept. 1839.2 Born in Holland, Hampton Co., Massachusetts.3 Married Roxana (Rocksey) Palmer, 15 July 1804, at Orwell, Rutland Co., Vermont.4 Presumably baptized into LDS church.5 Acquired land at Caldwell Co., Missouri, including town lot at Far West.6 Used claims of revelation to attempt to coerce Sarah Jackson to marry him.7 Jackson’s husband brought charges.8 Far West high council stripped him of high priest office, 28 Apr. 1838.9 Exiled from Missouri, 1838.10 Died on Bear Creek, Hancock Co., Illinois.11