Benjamin Lyon Chapter NSDARDenton, Texas

Denton, Texas

Elizabeth Lyon 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.

ELyon grave with insignia ELyon ceremony 10-1-15