From History of Huntington County, Indiana, 1887, pages 507-508
William B. Lyons, M. D., is a native of New Castle County, Delaware, and
was born September 2, 1818. He was the son of Ira E. and Mary (McDonald)
Lyons, both natives of Delaware, the former of Irish, and the latter of
Scotch descent. In the fall of 1834 he accompanied his father to Perry
County, Ohio. In the spring of 1851 he came to the City of Huntington
where he has ever since resided. In 1850 he attended a course of medical
lectures at Cincinnati. In the spring of 1865 he graduated from Rush
Medical College, Chicago, and he is also a graduate of the College of
Physicians and Surgeons, Indianapolis. March 24, 1842, he was married to
Mary A. Ream, by whom he has had three children: George F., Ira A. E.
and William B. The first and last died aged thirty-one and twenty-two,
respectively. Dr. and Mrs. Lyons are members of the Presbyterian Church.
The Doctor has reached the thirth-second degree in Masonry.