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Lorenzo Lyons

1807– 1886

Born in Colerain, Massachusetts; graduated from Auburn Theological Seminary in 1831; sailed to Hawai‘i with his wife, Betsey; members of fifth company of missionaries sent by ABCFM; stationed at Waimea, Hawai‘i, where he labored until his death; composed a number of hymns in the Hawaiian language. (See Day, History Makers of Hawaii, 90; Missionary Album, 144–45; Grimshaw, Paths of Duty, 243; Kuykendall, Hawaiian Kingdom, 1:115; GQC journal, July 21, 1851; Apr. 29, 1854.)