Founder of Mount Holyoke College
- 1st Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- Aaron Lyon Jr.
- Jemima Shepard
- Birth Date:
- 28 Feb 1797
- Birth Location:
- Buckland, Franklin, Massachusetts
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- Death Date:
- 5 Mar 1849
- Death Location:
- South Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts
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Founder and President of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (now Mount Holyoke College)
Also helped establish Wheaton Female Seminary (now Wheaton College)
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Sources for Mary Lyon
- 1 Lyons, Albert Brown, et. al., Lyon Memorial: Massachusetts Families, Including Descendants of the Immigrants William Lyon, of Roxbury . . ., Detroit, Michigan: Press of Wm. Graham Printing Co. (1905), 271, Google Books (Digital Library).
- 2 Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 214.
- 3 Wikipedia, "Mary Lyon", (accessed 06/29/2015).