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Amasa Mason Lyman

March 30, 1813 – February 4, 1877

Legacy: “anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor”.

Early Mormon PolygamistsAmasa’s legacy still proudly resounds in the lives of the many descendants that sprang from his family tree. Two of his wives were mothers to three LDS apostles, but two overriding facts overshadow the list of the renowned in Mormon historical circles.  His descendants seem to wear his pioneer name on their shoulders as a badge of honor while ignoring the obvious issues.


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