E. B. Lyon,
was born in New
York in 1783. He grew to maturity in his native State, and when a young man came West to North
Bend, Ohio, where he remained about one year, when he made the acquaintance of Lucretia
Moore, whom he married in 1818 and soon after located in Posey Township, and entered land
which is still owned by his son Aaron. Here he remained and cleared up his farm, which he
cultivated till his death in 1839-1840. His wife survived some twenty
about 1860. Mr. Lyon froze to death by losing his way from North's
Landing, where he had been to mill, and remaining all night in the woods.
He reared ten children to maturity, five now living: Aaron, Lucretia
Vandorin, Elias H. (deceased), Washington, Marion, and Harrison.
was a daughter of Roderic Moore, an early settler at North Bend, where
he was employed by
Gen. Harrison as dairy man. He settled in Switzerland County about
1818, entering the George
Dibble farm, on which still stands the old cabin built by him. He
married Mary Guthery in New York, and they raised seven children, namely:
Cynthia, Erastus, Lucretia, Almond, Philena, Roderick and Charlotte. The
grandfather Roderick, Sr., was a Revolutionary soldier.