1838–1903

Introduction

Born: August 12, 1838, De­Kalb Coun­ty, Georg­ia.

Died: April 8, 1903, At­lan­ta, Georg­ia.

Buried: Hol­ly­wood Ce­me­te­ry, At­lan­ta, Georg­ia.

Biography

George was the son of John­son Ly­on and Eliz­a­beth De­la­ney Bunt, and hus­band of Nan­cy Ad­e­line Nan­nie Will­iams.

During the Am­er­i­can ci­vil war, he was a band­mas­ter and com­pos­er for the 42nd Georg­ia Re­gi­ment.

Publications

He is some­times con­fused with George Wash­burn Lyon (1825–1894), co-found­er of the Wash­burn Gui­tar Com­pa­ny in Chi­cago, Il­li­nois.

Sources

Lyrics

Music

Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Ly­on (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?