Thirteen women organized the Benjamin
Lyon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution on November 17, 1928.
A letter regarding the formation of the chapter can be found in
The Portal to Texas History
. Miss Elizabeth Virginia Lyon,
for whose ancestor the chapter was named, was the Organizing Regent. A
long-time History/Social Science teacher at Denton High School, she is buried
at the IOOF Cemetery at Carroll Blvd. and Eagle Drive in Denton. The chapter
added a DAR insignia to Elizabeth’s gravestone in 2015.