Updated: Feb 3, 2019
Lycenia Strong was born Oct 22, 1850, in Greenfield, Pennsylvania. She was one of five daughters of Albert Strong and Mary C. Newell. Her father left the family to fight in the Civil War when she was 13 years old in September of 1864 and thankfully he returned in June of the following year. She married Oscar Mayo in 1871, at the age of 21, and they lived long lives together in Terry, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, northwest of Scranton. Bradford County is shown in this map:
Lycenia is shown here with her son, Alvin Mayo, and daughters, Lydia (Mayo) Decker, Lucy (Mayo) Hunt, and Mae (Mayo) Lewis.
Lydia was the mother of Delaphine "Mary" (Decker) Dickinson, wife of William Henry Dickinson.