Sophia Campion Lanyon

April 18, 1810–July 9, 1887

Born at Hinckley, Leicestershire, England; daughter of Frances Flora Smith and William Campion. Died at Little Sioux, Harrison County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2014), Sophia Campion KNQR-C2J . Wesleyan Chapel (Hinckley, Leicestershire), Births and baptisms, 1796–1837, Sophia Campion, July 19, 1810; from original records at the London Public Record Office, London, England; FHL microfilm 597071, FHL. Karen Winfield, “William Campion/Frances Smith/UK to USA,” Champion Family Genealogy Forum (, accessed Dec. 2013). Harrison County Iowa Genealogy, Little Sioux Cemetery (, accessed Dec. 2013), Sophia Campion Canyon.