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George Emery Lyons Sr. was born on 25 Dec 1884 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 5 Oct 1941 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States from cardiac failure (acute dilatation) due to bronchial arthria. He was buried on 8 Oct 1941 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
In the last post I mentioned a tip we use for naming our photo files, with the notion of spending less time searching for it down the road. I’d like to pick up where I left of with that thought and look at some ways to become more effective with our time. It starts with priorities.
This notable and long-established surname is of Old French origin, and is a status name for a young knight or novice at arms, deriving from the Old French "bacheler", from the Medieval Latin "baccalarius". The name was introduced into England by the Normans after the Conquest of 1066, and was adopted into Middle English.
The search for ancestors is sometimes a frustrating and a rewarding experience. Why is that? I propose that the search is the sometimes frustrating part; the finding is a partial reward. I don't have a specific story but I want to write about how the rewards come to us.
The children’s book, “If you give a Mouse a Cookie” reminds me of what happens when you start thinking of your blessings. The book starts out, “If you give a mouse a cookie, he’ll ask for a glass of milk…” When I think of what I am thankful for I can’t stop at one thing, I may start out thinking I am grateful for my life, that leads me to my family, and then I think how grateful I am for my home, and this land of liberty we live in, then I am reminded of all the hero’s that fought and are fighting for our freedoms and I feel blessed!