WAR OF 1812

There are two War of 1812 veterans buried in Lyon County: Joseph Fifield and Thomas Hicks.

Joseph L. Fifield (January 25, 1795-August 25, 1887). Buried at the Russell Cemetery. Joseph was born in Salisbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He married Mary Nichols December 27, 1821. They had the following children: John C., Mary Lorena, Lorenzo Joseph, Ira Asaph, Moses George, Abigail Marian, and Amendal A.. Moved to Lyon County between 1870-1875.

Thomas B. Hicks (1796-December 31, 1874). Buried at the Marshall Cemetery. Thomas was born in Pittstown, Rensselaer County, New York. He married Katy Gibson around 1826. They had a son George Wallace. He moved to Lyon County between 1870-1874.