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above Lounsberry's store on Main St. and his sons, Alanson and David, were born
therein. He built a house in Portchester where the Opera House on King St.
now stands. In 1825 he was living on the old Peck homestead on Peck's point.
About 1826 he bought of William Bush the place at Saw-pit where he made his
home. Charity Wilson was related to Benjamin Wilson, inventor of the Wheeler
and Wilson sewing machine. James W. Lyon is said to have repaired the first
Wheeler and Wilson machine.

tDavid Lyon lived for a time in Oxford, Chenango Co.. N. Y.. where in 1811
his widowed sister. Elizabeth Lyon Jacobs, went to join him.



110 THOMAS LYON OF RYE

746. VI. Mary; b. April 24, 1810; m. March 24, 1832, John McClure; 2 dau.;
1 son.

747. VII. Freelove Forman; b. July 17, 1812; m. Julius Morgan, bro. to
Harriet.

748. VIII. EUzabeth; b. Sept. 15, 1817; unm.

•749. IX. John Bathbum; b. Aug. 14, 1818; d. Feb. 4, 1877; m. Louisa
Frary.

•760. X. James W.; b. Dec. 14, 1820; d. Oct. 26, 1894; m. Ist Delilah Fields;
m. 2nd Mary Reither.

294. V. 94. SAMUEL" LYON [David,* Jonathan,* Thomas/
Thomas'], was born at North Castle, N. Y. May 6, 1778 and lived at
Saw-pit, Port Chester, N. Y. He married Hannah, daughter of Roger
Merritt. See Appendix, note 25.

Children of Samuel and Hannah (Merritt) Lyon:

751. I. Sarah; b. June 9, 1802; d. Sept. 9, 1866; m. 1st William Booth;
children: 1. Mary; 2. Sarah; m. 2nd Sylvanus Van Sickler.

762. II. Lavinia.

763. III. i:Uza.

764. IV. Samuel.
766. V. WiUlam.

766. VI. Phebe; m. Amos Morrell.
757. VII. James.
768. VIII. Harriet.

296. V. 93. FORMAN" LYON LDavid*, Jonathan', Thomas*,
Thomas'], was born at North Castle, N. Y. Feb. 19, 1783. He married

Elizabeth and lived for a time in New York City; afterwards

went South. In 1820 according to N. Y. directory he was a merchant;
res. 23 Ann St.; in 1821 a grocer, 76 Nassau St. N. Y. Deeds Lib.
295, p. 160, Oct. 15, 1820, Forman Lyon and wife Elizabeth deed dwell-
ing house and land North side of Ann St. to William Spies. Lib.
236, p. 348. Jan 20, 1827, Elizabeth Lyon and William Spies deed 23
Ann St. to James Campbell.

297. V. 94. MARY" LYON (TUCKER) (WATSON) [Peter*,
Jonathan*, Thomas*, Thomas'], was born at North Castle Oct. 20, 1767
and was living in 1849. She married first John Tucker and second
(before 1824, date of her father's will) Benjamin Watson. Adminis-
tration of his estate Sept. 14, 1815.

Daughter of John and Mary (Lyon) Tucker:

759. I. Sallie; non compos mentis.

Daughter of Benjamin and Mary (Lyon, Tucker) Watson:

760. I. Mary B.; m. Solomon Fanning who d. Dec. 27, 1864; leaving a dau.
Harriet F., wife of John F. Birchard of Milwaukee, Wis.



FIFTH GENERATION 111

298. V. 94. PHEBE» LYON (PALMER) [Peter*, Jonathan*.
Thomas,' Thomas*], was born at North Castle Dec. 25, 1769 and died
Jan. 12, 1849. She was a Quaker and is said to hare been an eloquent
speaker. She married Harrison Palmer, born Dec. 12, 1751; died May
11, 1814. His will dated Oct. 7, 1811; probated Oct. 14, 1814. He was
a prominent dry goods merchant.

Children of Harrison and Phebe (Lyon) Palmer:

761. I. Richard; b. May 5. 1790; d. Dec. 1824; m. April 17, 181«, Elizabeth
White, who died before 1857, ae. 62 y. 5 m. 8 d.

762. II. Harrison; b. March 12, 1793; d. Sept. 10, 1852; m. Anna Marshall.

763. III. Frederick; b. June 12, 1794; d. Sept. 27, 1798.

764. IV. Hannah Field; b. Dec. 31, 1800; d. Aug. 11, 1863; m. lat. May U,
1825, Charles BrufT; m. 2nd May 28, 1854, Abel Adams; a son Bichard Falmer
Bmff res. Brooklyn, N. Y., 12 South Portland Ave.

299. V. 94. iSARAH" LYON (HIGGINS) (HARPER) [Peter*,
Jonathan', Thomas^ Thomas'], was born at North Castle, N. Y. Aug.
7, 1772 and was living in 1845 in New York City. She married first
Abner Higgins, born 1771; died Aug. 31, 1845, in 74th year; funeral
at Forsyth M. E. Church. His will dated Aug. 15, 1845; probated
Sept. 15, 1845; executors, sons Elisha B. Higgins and John W. Higgins
(Lib. 91 p. 628). Sarah married second, about 1846, as his second
wife, Joseph Harpert, whose son John had married twenty-six years
earlier her daughter Tammison.

Children of Abner and Sarah (Lyon) Higgins:

766. I. Tammison [Tamlsh]; b. 1795 (1796); d. Dec. 20 or 21, 1888; m.
Col. John Harper.

766. II. Mary; unm. 1845.

767. III. Elisha B.; m. Margaret of Seneca Falls, N. Y.; att. at

law, 5 Nassau St., 1854.

768. IV. John Walter.

300- V. 94. JONATHAN" LYON [Peter*, Jonathan*, Thomas^
Thomas'], born at North Castle, N. Y. Aug. 9, 1774; died in New York
City May 21, 1849; was a Methodist minister and also an engineer



tJoseph Harper of Newtown, L. I., born about 1768, died about 1848, was
father of the four brothers who established the well known publishing firm of
Harper and Brothers of New York. He married first Elizabeth Collyer. CHiUdren:

1. James; b. April 13, 1795; d. March 27, 1869; 2. John; b. Jan. 22, 1797; d. April
22, 1875; 3. Joseph Wesley; b. Dec. 25, 1801; d. Feb. 14, 1870; 4. Fletcher; b. Jan.
SI, 1806; d. May 29, 1877; m. 1826 Jane Freelove Lyon (No. 771). Joseph Harper
Sr., married second, in advanced life, Sarah (Lyon) Higgins, above. Col. John
Harper (b. 1797) married Tammison Higgins, above. Children: 1. John W.;

2. Joseph Abner; 3. Mary F.; m. Russell C. Root; 4. Fllzabeth; m. Dr. George E.

Belcher [a dau. Elizabeth m. Stanton and had a son George H.]; 6.

Tanunlson; m. Bonnell.



112 THOMAS LYON OF RYE

and contractor, etc. His wife's name, as shown by a deed of land,
was Freelove. She was born In 1771 and died Feb. 12, 1850, ae. 79.

Children of Jonathan and Freelove ( ) Lyon:

76». I. Maria; b. 1796; unm. ; d. May 10, 1866.
•770. II. WlUlam Wealoy; d. about 1860; m. Ist Mary Ann Parish; m. 2nl
Sarah Ann Banta.

*771. III. Jane Freelove; b. 1808; d. April 16, 1895; m. 1826 Fletcher Harper.

77t. IV. Jemima Ann; m. Dr. Thomas Henry; a dau. Juliet A. m.

Jones from England who Is said to have "disappeared."
77*. V. Sarah; m. Dawson.

301. V. 94. JAMES H." LYON [Peter', Jonathan', Thomas',
Thomas'], was born at North Castle, N. Y., Feb. 14, 1777 and died at
Irving Institute Nov. 10, 1844; buried in Tarrytown where he had lived.
He married first Dec. 1, 1799, Ann, daughter of Gilbert and Phebe
Bowne. She was born at Eastchester April 2, 1785 and died Feb. 21,
1802. He married second. May 21, 1808, Ellizabeth Mead, born at
Horseneck, March 16, 1787; died Tarrytown March 18, 1869; daughter
of Nathaniel and Martha (Brown) Mead.§

Children of James H. and Ann (Bowne) Lyon:

774. I. James Harvey; b. Sept. 17. 1800; d. Oct. 2, 1801.

776. II. Peter; b. Dec. 2, 1801; d. Feb. 26. 1802.

Children of James H. and Elizabeth (Mead) Lyon:
•776. III. Mary; b. April 13. 1809; d. March 13, 1835; m. William Scobie.

777. IV. Ann; b. Aug. 31, 1810; d. July 30, 1811.

•778. V. WUllam Phoebus; b. Jan. 26. 1813; d. Aug. 1«, 1884; m. 1st Hannah
Wood; m. 2nd Eflfle Polhemus; m. 3rd Mary Davis.

•779. VI. Charles Harrison; b. April 28, 1S14; d. May 10, 1883; m. Iflt Eliza-
beth Gedney Bayles; m. 2nd Georglana Van KIuclc.

780. VII. Samuel Rodman; b. Sept. 22. 1815; d. May 19, 1816.

*781. VIII. Walter Wesley; b. Oct. 25, 1816; d. March 18, 1855; m. Mary
Oasklns.

788. IX. Martha; twin sister of Walter; d. Nov. 19, 1816.

785. X. Lydia Ann; b. March 7, 1S18; cl. July 28, 1818.

•784. XI. Elizabeth Phebe; b. April 21, 1820; d. April 9. 1902; m. Abram
Requa.

786. XIL Jane; b. Dec. 7, 1821; d. AprU 17, 1822.

786. XIII. Susan; b. Oct. 7, 1824; d. Dec. 12. 1829.

787. XIV. Edward; b. Dec. 14. 1826; d. Dec. 4, 1829.

302. V. 94. SAMUEL' LYON [Peter*, Jonathan', Thomas',
Thomas'], was born at North Castle, N, Y., June 5, 1781 and died at



SNathaniel Mead b. March 7, 1746; d. Feb. 27, 1814, son of Nathaniel and
Prudence (Wood) Mead. He married Oct. 23. 1766. Martha Brown, b. Sept. (,
1749; d. Oct. 27, 1819; dau. of Nehemlah and Elizabeth Brown.



FIFTH GENERATION IIS

Ann Arbor, Mich., Oct. 16, 1830. He married first, Dec. 10, 1801, Sarah,
daughter of Nathaniel* and Deborah (Honeywell) Merritt, born June
11, 1781; died Nov. 3, 1811. He married second Dec. 26, 1811. Nancy
Bartholomew, born June 25, 1786; died April 1, 1845, at Ann Arbor, Mich.
Samuel removed shortly after his first marriage to New York, thence
about 1820 to Ithaca, N. Y., where he bought a farm, tUence to Canan-
daigua, N. Y., in mercantile life, finally in 1830 to Ann Arbor, Mich.,
where he bought a farm below the city on the River road.

Children of Samuel and Sarah (Merritt) Lyon:
•788. I. Lorenzo Merritt; b. March 4, 1804; d. May 2, 1888; m. Luna I.ane.
389. II. Alfred: b. Sept. 16. 1806.

790. III. Emaline; b May 11, 1807; d. Jan. 20, 1808.

791. IV. Harvey; b. July 25, 1809; d. Aug. 12, 1810.
798. V. Elma; twin sister of Harvey.

795. VI. ; b. and d. Nov. 2, 1811.

Children of Samuel and Nancy (Bartholomew) Lyon:

794. VII. George Bartholomew; b. Dec. 12, 1812; d. July 19, 1816.

796. VIII. George Harrison; b. April 23, 1816.

796. IX. Edward Thomas; b. July 24, 1817.

797. X. Clarissa Amanda; b. Feb. 23. 1820.

798. XI. Hester Caroline; b. July 1. 1822.

799. XII. Susan; b. June 7, 1824, d. July 24, 1824.

800. XIII. Samuel; b. April 1, 1826; d. July 20, 1826.

801. XIV. Joseph; b. Aug. 26, 1827; d. Sept. 13, 1827.

802. XV. Benjamin; twin brother of Joseph; d. Sept. 11, 1827.

304. V. 94. ANNA^ LYON (BRITT) [Peter^, Jonathan', Thomas^
Thomas'], was born at North Castle, N. Y., Dec. 6, 1787. She married
William Britt, ship joiner, of New York City, who died May 21, 1842.
Adm. of estate July 9, 1849 to widow Anna Britt.

Children of William and Anna (Lyon) Britt:

803. I. WiUiam W.

804. II. Peter L.

805. III. Edward L..

806. IV. Sarah; m. before 1849, Bernard Mennen.



JNathanlel Merritt, b. Greenwich, Conn., Oct. 19, 1757; died July 6, 1823,
burled at Oakwood, Mt. Klsko, N. T. He married Deborah Honeywell, born
Jan. 1, 1760, bapt. St. Johns Episcopal Chh., Greenwich, Oct. 11, 1760; d. March
16, 1849; she was daughter of Enoch and Alethea (Searles) Honeywell. Children:
1. Fheb«, b. 1780; d. July 3, 1814, unm. ; 2. Sarah, b. June 11, 1781; d. Nov. 3.
1811; m. Dec. 10, 1801, Samuel Lyon (No. 302); 3. Ruth, b. June 1, 1783; d. Feb.
26, 1868; m. Silas Ambler; 4. Amy;'m. Silas Reynolds; 6. Nathaniel; d. April 18,

1853; m. Freelove Carpenter (d. Dec. 15, 1872); 6. William; m. Montross;

res. Seneca Falls, N. T. ; 7. Elethe [Alethea], b. June 26, 1798; d. Aug. 10, 1887.

m. Newman C. Lvon (No. 9S7).

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114 THOMAS LYON OF RYE

807. V. Elizabeth; m. before 1849 Joseph D. Johnston.

808. VI. Jeroslia.

809. VII. Ann.

810. VIII. Marietta.

305. V. 94. PETER PALMER" LYON [Peter*, Jonathan*,
Thomas^, Thomas'], born at North Castle, N. Y., March 14, 1794; died
at Brooklyn N. Y., Feb. 13, 1879; buried in Cypress Hill Cemetery.
He was a dry goods merchant doing business at 106 Division St. Res.
1820, 37 Pump St.; 1830, 64 Canal St.; 1870, 186 Carleton Ave. Oct. 8,
1823, Peter Lyon and wife Hannah sold to Isabella Knowlton property
on Allen St., bought Sept. 18, 1821. Peter married about 1820 Hannah,
daughter of Dr. Peter and Elizabeth ( — ) Parks of New York. She
was born Sept. 1799 and died Sept. 18, 1885. Her will was dated Nov.
6, 1882; probated Brooklyn Oct. 1, 1885; executors Theodore and
Henrietta Lyon.

Children of Peter and Hannah (Parks) Lyon:

811. I. Elizabeth; b. about 1821; d. about 1898; unm.

•813. II. Henrietta; b. 1823; d. Aug. 19. 1S92; m. Samuel A. Beckman.

•813. III. Theodore E; b. Jan. 23, 1829; d. April 4, 1891; m. Harr Jane
Smith.

•814. IV. Sarah A.; b. 1833; d. Jan. 15, 1901; m. WllUam V. Wood.

•816. V. Charles F.; b. 1835; m. Carrie P. Perkins.

816. VI. Peter P.; b. about 1837.

319. V. 106. SARAH" LYON (HURD) [James*, Joseph*, Thomas',
Thomas'], died on or about May 1, 1845; will dated July 11, 1841;
probated New York City June 3, 1858. She married July 15, 1786
Abraham Hurd (Rec. Presbyterian Chh., N. Y.). He was a dock
builder in New York City. He died March 26, 1841; adm. of estate Aug.
10, 1842 to widow Sarah Hurd.

Children of Abraham and Sarah (Lyon) Hurd:

817. I. Josephine; m. James Armor who died before 1850; res. New
Orleans, La.

818. II. Harriet C; d. before 1844; m. Charles Suxas; ch. : 1. Charles It.;
b. 1837; 2 Engene A.; b. 1838; 3. Henry O.; b. 1841.

819. III. Eliza; m. Mason; ch. : 1. Henry J.; of Texas; 2. William;

b. 1823; of New Orleans; 3. Charles; M. D. ; res. Baltimore; 4. Eliza Jane; m.
Edward Smith; res. Louisiana.

333. V. 140. PHEBB' LYON (SHERWOOD) [Gilbert*, Gilbert',
Thomas=, Thomas'], born March 29, 1763; and died April 14, 1855, ae.
92 y. m. 16 d.; buried in Anderson Cemetery, King St., Rye. She



FIFTH GENERATION 115

married Nehemiah Sherwood, born Jan 6, 1764; died July 28, 1844;
buried in Anderson Cemetery.

Daughter of Nehemiah and Phebe (Lyon) Sherwood:
830. I. Elizabeth; b. June 1. 1787; d. July 20. 1848.

336. V. 140. THOMAS" LYON [Gilbert*. Gilbert*, Tllomas^
Thomas^], born Greenwich, Conn, in 1774; died there Dec. 5, 1821;
buried at Lyon farm, Greenwich. Will dated Nov. 20, 1821; probated
Stamford Dec. 14, 1821; executors wife Abigail, son Elisha Lyon and
Seth Lyon (No. 363). He married about 1798 Abigail Mosher, who
survived him.

Children of Thomas and Abigail (Mosher) Lyon:

•821. I. EUeha; b. Feb. 14, 1799; d. AprU 9, 1889; m. Phebe Brundagre.

822. II. Mary [Polly] ; m. March 3, 1826, James McMillan of Greenwich;
a dau. Elizabeth, b. March 20, 1830; d. Oct. 16, 1836.

•823. III. Katharine Mosher; b. April 2, 1811; d. Oct. 7, 1849; m. Leonard
Paulson.

•824. IV. Charles F.; m. Mary Louise — — ■ — — .

825. V. ?Annenia; (possibly dau. of Peter Lyon); m Van Antwerp.

345. V. 142. SARAH" LYON (RUNDLE) [Andrew*, Gilbert*.
Thomas^ Thomas'], born 1791; died Feb. 25, 1865; buried in Union
Cemetery, Rye. She married Charles Rundle, born 1784; died Feb.
14, 1845; buried in Union Cemetery.

Daugliter of Charles and Sarati (Lyon) Rundle:

826. I. Hannah; b. 1820; d. Sept. 22, 1878; m. Brlgliam W. Barton.

347. V. 143. ELIZABETH' LYON (MOSHER) [Joshua*, Gilbert*,
Thomas-. Thomas'], born Feb. 14, 1776; died May 12, 1859;
buried in new Baptist Churchyard, King St., Rye. She married April
17, 1801 William Mosher, born Oct. 9, 1775; died Sept. 17, 1861, buried
in Baptist Churchyard. Some of their grandchildren live at Rose-
dale, N. Y.

CljUdren of ■William and Elizabeth (Lyon) Moslier:

827. 1. Alvan; b. Aug. 23, 1801; d. Nov. 30, 1877.

828. IL Hannah; b. Aug. 28, 1803; d. Marcli 15, 1877.

829. IIL WiUiam; b. Dec. 31, 1805; d. Nov. 4. 1877.

830. IV. Edwin; b. April 15, 1808; d. Oct. 25, 1885.

831. V. Mary E.; b. Aug. 11, 1812; d. Jan. 5, 1880.

832. VI. Samuel Iiyon; b. March 16, 1815; d. June 6, 1900; m. Phebe Ann
Purdy.

833. VII. Joshua Lyon; b. June 28, 1817; d. Nov. 26, 1878; m. Sept. 4, 1848,
Mary Green Willson.



116 THOMAS LYON OF RYE

352. V. 143. GILBERT'^ LYON [Joshua', Gilbert^ ThomasS
Thomas^], born Rye, N. Y. Dec. 28, 1787; died June 20, 1846; buried
in Union Cemetery, Rye. Adm. of estate June 30, 1846 to widow, De-
borah Lyon. He was Captain in succession of the market sloops
"Caroline," "Jackson" and "New York," plying between Port Chester
and New York City. He married March 26, 1814 Deborah (No. 352)
daughter of Abraham and Hannah (Mills) Lyon. She was bom in
Rye, Nov. 5, 1795; buried in Union Cemetery, Rye. Captain "Gillie"
about 1817 bought the home lot on "Lyons Point" where he lived and
died. The house formerly belonged to Nathaniel Hyatt, having been
built for him by John SnifEen. About 1820 he bought of Robert Merritt
the lower Dock [now Ryan's] property, where he had a vinegar house
and lime kiln. The business was continued after his death by his sons.

Gilbert Lyon was Grand Master of the local Free Mason's Lodge.
He fiercely opposed the change of the name Saw Pits to Port Chester.
During his absence he was falsely represented at Albany as in favor
of the change, and for this reason refused to acknowledge the name
Port Chester, refusing even to carry freight billed to Port Chester in-
stead of Saw Pits.

Children of Gilbert and Deborah (Lyon) Lyon:

*834. I. Alvah AugustuB; b. April 25, 1815; d. April 18, 1884; m. Rebecca
Lyon (No. 593).

•835. XL GUbert; b. Oct. 11, 1817; d. July 10, 1893; m. Anna Crawford.

*836. III. Richard Montgomery; b. Aug. 14, 1820; d. March 18, 1884; m.

Esther Ann Smith.

*837. IV. JameB Madison [or Munroe]; b. March 1823; m. Virginia B. Good-
day.

•838. V. WiUiam Penn; b. May 22, 1825; d. April 15, 1899; m. Phebe E.
Sherwood.

839. VI. Andrew Jackson; b. July 28 (or 29), 1827; d. Aug. 5, 1832.

840. VIL Benjamin Franldin; b. Nov. 12, 1829; d. Sept. 11, 1866; unm.

841. VIII. Thomas Jeflferson; d. in infancy.

•848. IX. Sarah E.; b. April 6, 1832; m. George E. Wilcox; res. (1906) a
widow, at Port Chester, N. Y.

355. V. 143. JOHN' LYON [Joshua', Gilbert^ Thomas-",
Thomas'], born April 13, 1796; res. Port Chester, N. Y.; died Sept. 20,
1875. He married Harriet B. Merritt, born Aug. 15, 1800; died Feb.
9, 1876; daughter of Daniel and Rebecca (Bush) Merritt of Hog Pen
Ridge.

Children of John and Harriet B. (Merritt) Lyon:

843. I. George M.; d. Oct. 27, 1838.

844. II. Joseph; unm.; deceased.
846. III. Harriet.



FIFTH GENERATION 117

846. IV. Rebecca; res. Port Chester. N. Y., with her brother John
•847. V. John Merrltt; b. about 1845; m. Sarah H. Merritt.

362. V. 147. SETH» LYON [Abraham*, Gilbe^t^ Thomas',
Thomas'], born Byram Bridg-e Aug. 7, 1790. He married May 24, 1822,
Nancy Seaman, born Nov. 22, 1798; died June 12, 1835; buried on Lyon
farm.

Children of Seth and Nancy (Seaman) Lyon:

848. I. WUUam Henry [Harvey]; b. Oct. 20, 1823; d. ; a son

Henry W., res. Bridgeport. Conn.

849. II. James WUUs; b. March 24. 1833; res. Bridgeport, Conn.

365. V. 147. OLIVIA' (LYON) (SHERWOOD) [Abraham*,
Gilbert*, Thomas-, Thomas'], born Bryam Bridge Nov. 5, 1797; died
April 5, 1868; buried in Union Cemetery, Rye, N. Y. She married
first Jonathan Lyon (No. 531 q. v.), son of Thomas and Levinia (Snif-
fen) Lyon; born Jan. 13, 1792; died Feb. 29, 1820. Adm. of estate
March 17, 1820 to widow Olivia Lyon (White Plains Probate rec).
They had a son Thomas who died ae. 17. She married second Jotham
Sherwood, born 1796; died April 13, 1850; son of Nehemiah and Phebe
(Purdy) Sherwood.

Children of Jotham and Olivia (Lyon) Sherwood:

850. I. Lavinia; b. June 16. 1822; res. (1904) Port Chester, N. T. ; m. Oct.
5, 1841, Robert Anser.

851. II. Hannah Maria; b. June 7. 1825; d. Feb. 14. 1848; m. William H.
Drew.

852. III. Mary Jane; b. 1828; res. (1904) Bridgeport, Conn.; m. John
Racket [Rocket].

868. IV. Samantha; b. Nov. 2, 1830; d. Dec. 15, 1872; unm. One of the
daughters married Vernon; a son Lieo Vernon res. (1906) Port Chester,

N. Y.

367. V. 147. BLIAS" LYON [Abraham*, Gilbert^ Thomas',
Thomas'], born at the Lyon homestead, Byram Bridge, June 26, 1800;
died there Feb, 3, 1863. Will dated Nov. 28, 1862; probated Greenwich
1863; executor James H. Hoyt. He married Martha A. Banks; born
Oct. 24, 1805; died April 6, 1893; daughter of John and Elizabeth
(Banks) Banks.

Children of Ellas and Martha A. (Banks) Lyon:

•854. I. TJnderhill; b. Oct. 24, 1837; res. (1906) Byram Bridge; m. Maria
Blackett.

•855. II. l/ouisa; b. 1844; d. March 30, 1893; m. Daniel Halght.



118 THOMAS LYON OF RYE

368. V. 147. ABIGAIL, JANE* LYON (DAVIS) [Abraham*,
Gilbert', Thomas^ Thomas*], born at Byram Bridge, Feb. 25, 1802;
died Sept. 26, 1886. She married Henry Davis, born Jan. 8, 1797; son
of Silas and Maria (Benson) Davis.§ He was a miller at Indian Har-
bor, Conn.

Children of Henry and Abigail J. (Lyon) Davis:

866. I. Caroline Matilda; b. Sept. 1, 1823; d. April 16, 1886; m. Capt. Amos
M. Lowden; a son Xhomas res. (1906) at Port Chester, N. T.

857. II. Edgar Kyker; b. Feb. 4, 1825; m. about 1850. Julia Ann Lyon;
a son, Capt. Charles W., res. (1906) at Marmaroneck, N. T.

868. III. Hannah Maria; b. March 8, 1829; d. May 3, 1892; m. let William
P. Brush; m. 2nd Isaac C. Sheldon.

869. IV. Thomas Jefferson; b. May 3, 1831; d. Feb. 1, 1841.

372. VI. 163. MARY* LYON (PECK) [Caleb°, Caleb*, Thomas*,
John*, Thomas'], born in Greenwich, Conn. Feb. 22, 1766; died May
18, 1828. She married March 18, 1790, Solomon, son of Theophilus
and Rebecca (Knapp) Peck, born Nov. 25, 1765; died Greenwich Feb.
7, 1850.

Children of Solomon and Mary (Lyon) Peck:

860. I. Arad; b. April 16, 1791; d. Dec. 16, 1874; m. Sept. 3, 1833, Bliza
Stephens; one son Edward.

861. II. Rachel; b. June 8, 1795; d. Feb. 28, 1821; unm.

862. III. Mary; b. Nov. 25, 1797; m. Sept. 8, 1835, Allen P. Carpenter; res.
Rye, N. T.; Children: George William; b. Sept. 5, 1837; 2. Mary Allen; b. Sept. 8,
1840.

373. VI. 163. THOMAS* LYON [Caleb^ Caleb*, Thomas', John',
Thomas'], born Greenwich, Conn. Aug. 28, 1768; died Morristown, N. J.
April 24, 1849. He studied medicine and practised first in Genoa, N.
Y., afterwards in New York City and finally took up his residence In
Morristown, N. J.t He was greatly interested in the Lyon family his-
tory and prepared in 1847 an extended manuscript family record that
is still extant. See note to Caleb Lyon, No. 52. The name of his first
wife is not known. He married second, March 31, 1812 his cousin,
Abigail Parmelia, daughter of Gideon Mead and widow of Dr. Caleb
Lindsay, who died at Newark, N. J., in 1801. Abigail P. Mead was
granddaughter of Samuel Ferrand of Bloomfield, N. J.



iSilas Davis was burn in Gieenvvich, Conn., Oct. 21, 1772; married at
Tappan, N. T., Feb. 24, 1794, Maria Benson.

tDr. Thomas Lyon and his wife were received into Morristown Church by
letter from Basking Ridge, N. J., Dec. 1. 1829, and dismissed by letter to the
■econd church there Jan. 26, 1841.



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Children of Thomas Lyon by first marriage:

863. I. William M.; b. Sept. 25, 1794; m. his brother Joseph's widow.

864. II. Joseph B.; b. May 2, 1797; m. Aletta Johnson.
866. III. Robert P.; b. June 22, 1799; m. Mary A. Fairaloe.
866. IV. Caleb F.; b. March 2. 1801.

Children of Thomas and Agibail P. (Mead) Lyon:

•867. V. Bdward Thomas; b. New York City, March 12, 1813; d. Oct. 9,
1862; m. Mary W. Canfield.

868. VI. George AngustiiB; b. New York City, Dec. 12, 1815; d. Jan. 9, 1817;

buried in churchyard of Trinity chh.. X. Y.

375. VI. 163. CALEB" LYON [Caleb^ Caleb*, Thomas*, John-,
Thomas^], born Greenwich, Conn. Dec. 22, 1772; died Genoa, Cayuga
Co., N. Y., July 1, 1856. He was a farmer and blacksmith. He was
married Nov. 24, 1795 by Rev. Nathaniel Finch, to Amy, daughter of
David and Amy (Rundle) Peck. She was born Aug. 12, 1777 and
died in Genoa Jan. 30, 1843. In the spring of 1798 they removed from
Greenwich to Milton, now Genoa, Cayuga Co., N. Y. They were twenty-
one days on their journey. They slept one night in an Indian wigwam
near Utica. They located lot No. 35, half a mile north-west of the stone
bridge and the line of the towns of Genoa and Lansing. The country
was then a wilderness.

Daughter of Caleb and Amy (Peck) Lyon:
*869. I. Eliza; b. Oct. 17, 1798; d. March 26, 1847; m. Wines Palmer.

376. VI. 163. LUTHER« LYON [Caleb', Caleb*, Thomas*, John^
Thomas^], born Greenwich, Conn. May 23, 1774; baptized ["Ruther-
ford"] 2nd Cong'l Chh. Aug. 20, 1774; died Genoa, N. Y. June 5, 1832.
He married, Nov. 16, 1797, Ruth, daughter of Theophilus and Rebecca
(Knapp) Peck (Rec. 2nd. Cong'l chh.). She was born in Greenwich
Dec. 20, 1777 and died in Genoa, N. Y. June 28, 1843.

Children of Luther and Ruth (Peck) Lyon:

•870. I. Theophilus; b. June 18, 1800; d. Aug. 27, 1870; m. Ist Mary Peet;
m. 2nd Amy Clock; m. 3rd Margaret Randolph.

•871. II. Esbon [Ezbon]; b. Feb. 26, 1806; d. Feb. 3, 1887; m. BUzabeth
Barnes.

•872. III. Rebecca; b. Feb. 3, 1810; m. David Bower.

377. VI. 163. ENON" LYON (Caleb", Caleb*, Thomas', John»,
Thomas*], born Greenwich, Conn., Aug. 15, 1776; baptized 2nd Cong'l
Chh. Sept. 28, 1777; died Lansingville, Tompkins Co., N. Y. Dec. 19,
1819. He married Nov. 19, 1799 Elizabeth Webb; born in Greenwich
Aug. 27, 1776; died in Lansingville May 8, 1833; daughter of Stephen



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and Elizabeth (Hoyt) Webb. See note 20, appendix. They removed
from Greenwich to Cayuga Co., settling finally in Lansingville. Both
husband and wife were devotedly pious.

Children of Enon and Elizabeth (Webb) Lyon:

878. I. Elizabeth; b. Dec. 10. 1800; d. Nov. 22, 1819.

•874. 11. Nathan Rockwell; b. Nov. 16. 1803; d. Sept. 7, 1885; m. Sophia
Crocker Lyon (No. 948).



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