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*2402. III. Stephen; b. April 11, 1826; was living in 1897.
2403. IV. John V. D.; b. March 17, 1829; d. Aug. 16, 1866: m. June 10,
1852, Fanny Lee.

*2404. V. William L,.; b. Nov. 9, 1832; m. Feb. 1, 1860, Ursula Sebring.

464f. VI. 178. NATHANIEL SECUNDUS» LYON [David',
Nathaniel*, Capt. Henry^, SamueP, Henry'] was born at the homestead,
Lyons, Somerset Co., N. J., Jan. 25, 1792. November 7, 1815, he
married Elizabeth Heath, born June 7, 1797, daughter of John Heath,
born Aug. 14, 1772, d. Aug. 28, 1835 (son of John Heath and Eleanor
Runyon of Mine Brook, Somerset Co., N. J.), and Mary Kirkpatrick
Heath, b. Aug. 7, 1772, d. March 16, 1831, daughter of Thomas. Nathan-
iel S. Heath died Nov. 5, 1822, of yellow fever. His widow married
second, Oct 14, 1827, James I. Hill of Basking Ridge, by whom she had
two children: 1. Phebe, born Jan. 1829, m. David Dunham; 2.
Margaret Ann, born March 8, 1832. She died April 24, 1873, and is
buried in the Basking Ridge Churchyard.

Children of Nathaniel S. and Elizabeth (Heath) Lyon:
♦2405. I. John Heath; b. Aug. 21, 1819; d. Feb. 27, 1881.
2406. II. David Fierson; b. Nov. 22, 1821; d. Nov. 5, 1835.



408 SUPPLEMENT TO VOLUME II

2402. VII. 464e. STEPHEN' LYON [Stephen', David=, Nathaniel*,
Capt. Henry^ Samuel-, Henry'] was born at Basking Ridge, N. J.,
April 11, 1826. He married, Sept. 25, 1850, Elizabeth A. Gary, born

, died Jan. 23, 1894. He was living in 1877, but members of

the family have an impression that he has since deceased.

Children of Stephen and Elizabeth (Gary) Lyon:

2407. L John Cary; b. Oct. 29, 1851; d. Jan. 23, 1865.

2408. II. David; b. Sept. 29, 1857; m. and res. near Orange,

N. J. ; no further record obtained.

2404. VII. 464e. WILLIAM LINDSLBY' LYON [Stephen^ Dav-
id^ Nathaniel*, Capt. Henry*, Samuel-, Henry'] was born at Basking
Ridge, N. J., Nov. 9, 1832. He married at Martinsville, N. J., Feb. 1,
1860 Ursula Sebring, born March 11, 1834; died Jan. 30, 1895; daughter
of Cornelius and Hester Coleman (Waldron) Sebring of Martinsville,
N. J. He is a merchant; present residence (1908) Pluckemin, N. J.

Children of William L. and Ursula (Sebring) Lyon:
2408a. I. Mary; b. June 11, 1861; d. Nov. 20. 1865.
2408b. II. Ella Suydam; b. Dec. 31, 1866.
*2408c. III. Adrian; b. July 25, 1869.

2405. VIII. 464f. JOHN HEATH' LYON [Nathaniel S.», David^
Nathaniel*, Capt. Henry^ Samuel-, Henry'] was born in the old Lyon
homestead at Lyons, Somerset Co., N. J., August 21, 1819. He
married first March 15, 1842, Hannah B. Beach, daughter of William
and Susan (Savercool) Beach of Newton, N. J. He lived for the
greater part of his life on the old farm, but resided for a time in
New York City, where his son was born. Later he moved to Jersey
City, where he was the editor and publisher of the Jersey City
Standard. He was a member of the School Board, Alderman and
later Public Printer. Mrs. Hannah Beach Lyon died May 3, 1860.
He married second, June 10, 1863, Mary De Camp of Jersey City,
born Aug. 23, 1828, died June 23, 1881; no issue. John Heath Lyon
died Feb. 27, 1881, in the Homestead and is buried under the old
oak tree in the Basking Ridge Churchyard.

Children of John H. and Hannah (Beach) Lyon:

*2409. I. Emma Louise; b. March 13, 1843; still living (1907); m. James
T. B. Collins.

2410. II. Anna Margaret; b. Sept. 5, 1845; d. April 6, 1847.

♦2411. III. William James; b. Dec. 9, 1847; d. June 16, 1903.



HENRY LYON OF NEWARK 409

3412. IV. Charlotte Gregory; b. Dec. 25, 1850; m. Feb. 4, 1880, Elias
G. Dayton; no children; still living (1907).

2413. V. Frederick Betts; b. April 10, 1860; d. Sept. 18, 1860.

2408c. VIII. 2409. ADRMN* LYON [William L.', Stephen*, Dav-
id^ Nathaniel*, Capt. Henry^ Samuel- Henry^] was horn at Pluckemin,
N. J. July 25, 1869. He married at Athenia, N. J., May 8, 1895, Cornelia
Post, daughter of John C. and Catherine Elizabeth (Post) Post, of
Passaic, N. J. He is an attorney, graduate of New York Law School.
He was iSuperintendent of Schools, Perth Amboy, N. J., 1894-5; City
Attorney of Perth Amboy 1895-8; Member of New Jersey Legislature
1900-1; Judge of District Court Perth Amboy 1901 to date. Present
address (1908) 80 Gordon St., Perth Amboy, N. J.; office 110 Smith St.

Son of Adrian and Cornelia (Post) Lyon:

2413a. I. Howard Suydam; b. Jan. 27, 1896 at Perth Amboy, N. J.

2409. VIII. 2405. EMMA LOUISE* LYON (COLLINS) [John
H.', Nathaniel S.', David', Nathaniel*, Capt. Henry^ SamueP, Henry']
was born in Newark, N. J., March 18, 1843. She married. May 27,
1862, James T. B. Collins. She removed to Bayonne, N. J., where
she still resides (1907). Mr. Collins died March 6, 1902.

Children of James T. B. and Emma Louise (Lyon) Collins:

2414. I. Fredericli B.; b. Nov. 28, 1863; m. June 7, 1893 Margaretta Wester-
velt. b. same day as he; no children.

2415. II. May; b. March 20, 1866; d. June 10, 1868.

2416. III. Joiin Lyon; b. Nov. 3. 1868; m. Oct. 14, 1896, Aimee Louise
Brown, b. Oct. 28, 1867; children: 1. Cliaries Bertine, b. July 20, 1904; 2. Aimee
I^uise, b. July 21, 1907.

2411. VIII. 2405. WILLIAM JAMES* LYON [John H.', Nathan-
iel S.', David^ Nathaniel*, Capt. Henry^ SamueP, Henry'] was born
Dec. 9, 1847, in New York City, in a house on the corner of Franklin
and Varick streets. During his boyhood he lived in Jersey City,
where he was a pupil in old Public School No. 1. He went with his
parents to the old Homestead and attended the Basking Ridge Classi-
can Academy, and entered Princeton College 1863 and was graduated
in the Class of 1867, before he was twenty years of age. He studied
law in Jersey City and was admitted to the bar of New Jersey and
later was admitted in New York. He was President of the Board of
Education in Jersey City. In 1882 he removed to New York City,
where he was at first connected with the Associated Press, later
entered the municipal service as Confidential Secretary to Comp-



410 SUPPLEMENT TO VOLUME II

troller Edson. He was promoted to be Auditor of Accounts. At the
time of the death of Hon. Richard Storrs, Deputy Comptroller,
Mr. Lyon was nominated by a committee of Bank Presidents to suc-
ceed to the office, and he was so appointed by Comptroller Fitch. He
was later placed in charge of the legal department of the Comptroller's
office, the Bureau of Claims, and he died while holding this office,
after an illness of only three days (pneumonia). His death occurred
at the old Homestead to which he had returned a few years before.
He is buried in the Lyon plot in the Basking Ridge Churchyard.

William James Lyon married first, April 23, 1872, Jessie Chiches-
ter, born Jan. 30, 1850, died Feb. 22, 1873, daughter of William
Chichester of Brooklyn, N. Y. He married second, Dec. 9, 1875,
Kate Louise Palmer, better known as Lulu Palmer, born Nov. 12, 1852,
daughter of Nehemiah Candee and Kate (Simonton) Palmer. She
survived her husband hardly more than seven months, her death
occurring after a short sickness, Jan. 21, 1904.

Daughter of WiHiam J. and Jessie (Chichester) Lyon:

2417. I. Jessie Viva; b. Feb. 6, 1873; stlU Uving (1907) in New York.
Children of William J. and Lulu (Palmer) Lyon:

•2418. II. Palmer Heath; b. Nov. 6, 1876.

*2419. III. 3Iaude Simonton; b. Sept. 21, 1878; m. 1st. Alfred M. Norder;
m. 2nd. Henry Montfort Cary.

2420. IV. John Heath 2nd.; b. June 10, 1882; d. Sept. 6. 1882.

2418. IX. 2411. PALMER HEATH'' LYON [William J.^ John
H.'', Nathaniel S.^ David^ Nathaniel*, Capt. Henry^ SamueP, Henry']
was born at Jersey City, New Jersey, Nov. 6, 1876. He was educated
in the public schools of Jersey City and New York, and in 1891
entered the College of the City of New York. Leaving in 1894, he
entered Columbia University, New York. He was graduated with the
degree of Doctor of Medicine in 1898. In 1900 he entered the
U. S. Army Medical Department as an Acting Assistant Surgeon, and
was immediately ordered to the Philippines. He was promoted to
Captain and Assistant Surgeon, U. S. Volunteers in March, 1901.
When mustered out in 1903 he entered the service of the Philippine
Civil Government as Medical Inspector and later as Surgeon to the
Bureau of Prisons. Upon the death of his father in 1903 he returned
to the United States and entered the service of the New York Life
Insurance Company as Medical Examiner. In 1904 he was appointed



HENRY LYON OF NEWARK 411

Chief Medical Officer at Buenos Aires, Argentine Republic, and in
1905 Resident Medical Director for South America. On June 28, 1899,
he married Grace Hamilton Jones, born Oct. 9, 1879, daughter of
Prof. William G. and Kate (Hamilton) Jones of New York City.

Child of Palmer Heath and Grace Hamilton (Jones) Lyon:
8421. I. Innis Palmer; b. April 5, 1900.

2419. IX. 2411. MAUDE SIMONTON" LYON (CARY) [WIL-
LIAM J.^ John H.', Nathaniel S.«, David', Nathaniel*, Capt. Hen^y^
SamueF, Henry'] was born at Jersey City Sept. 21, 1878. She mar-
ried first, June 30, 1903, Alfred Miiller Norden of Berlin, Germany,
born 1872, died May 30, 1906. She married second, Henry Monfort
Gary of New York City.

Children of Alfred M. and Maude S. (Lyon) Norden:

2422. I. Robert Palmer; b. April 12, 1904.

2423. IL Alfreda Louise; b. Aug. 10, 1906.



UNIDENTIFIED LYON NAMES.



Probably Descendants of Henry Lyon of Newark.



(Revised list including all unconnected data that seem to relate
to the family of Henry except the records pp. 249-250 of Rhode Island
Lyons, and graduates of Princeton University and Seminary not re-
corded as residents of New Jersey.)

Aaron Lyon; in Revolutionary war; private Morris Co. Militia.

Aaron Woodruff Lyon; b. Elizabeth, N. J. July 11, 1797; grad.
Union Coll. 1824; Princeton Sem. 1825; d. Fresno, Calif. Oct. 23,
1888.

Abby H. Lyon; b. 1802; d. Aug. 30, 1864; m. Jesse T. Harrison,
b. 1801, d. 1863.

Abigail Lyon; b. in N. J. about 1780; m. Joseph Willett of Long
Island.

Abraliam Lyon; m. Morristown, N. J. Feb. 20, 1776 Phebe Ede
[Eddy], both of Mendham.

Albert A. Lyon; m. Morristown, N. J. Julia Harrison; b. 1818,
d. 1886.

Archibald Lyon; born 1750-5; Lieut. 4th Continental Artillery,
N. J.; probably a son of John Lyon No. 51.

Asher Lyon; in Revolutionary war; private Morris Co. Militia;
in Continental army.

Benjamin Lyon; b. about 1790-5; of South Orange, N. J.; m.
Charlotte Bedford, b. about 1795, dau. of Stephen Bedford (son of
Timothy and Rachel) and Lydia Drake (daughter of William of
Piscataway). Perhaps he was Benjamin, son of Simon, and grandson of
Abraham No. 470 (see footnote, p. 144); these Lyons lived at South
Orange before going to Ohio.

Betsey [Elizabeth] Lyon; of Lyons Farms, m. Joseph Williams,
June 2, 1798.

Betsey Lyon; m. Morristown, N. J. March 23, 17 — Jacob Hatha-
way.



HENRY LYON OF NEWARK 413

Catherine Lyon; of Essex Co., N. J.; m. Morristown March 2,
1828, Alexander Livingston of New York.

Charles Lyon; in Revolutionary war, Commissary of Issues.

Charles Lyon; m. Morristown June 5, 1770, Elizabeth Stritch of
Philadelphia.

Cornelius Lyon; b. Aug. 5, 1792; d. Oct. 8, 1837 (G. R. Orange
Cem.); nO' doubt a son of Enos Lyon, No. 153, whose father-in-law
was Cornelius Jones,

Daniel Lyon; in Revolutionary war from Rhode Island; private
Col. Topham's Regiment; perhaps the same Daniel was private In
Col. Elliott's Regiment, 1776.

Daniel Lyon; was of Hanover, Morris Co., N. J. 1800-1819.

David Lyon; in Revolutionary war, New Jersey; Barrack Master,
Continental Army.

David Lyon; grad. Princeton College 1813.

Edwin Crane Lyon, Jr.; grad. Princeton College 1902; res Mor-
ristown, N. J.

Elias Lyon; in Revolutionary war, private in 3rd Regiment, Con-
tinental Army.

Elihu Lyon; m. Morristown, Elizabeth Voorhies, b. April 11, 1811.

Eliphalet Lyon; m. , Morristown 1770; this could hardly

have been No. 53 and certainly not No. 146 — unless the date is
wrong.

Elisha Lyon; in Revolutionary war, private in 3rd Regiment,
Continental Army.

Eliza Lyon; of Orange, N. J., m. Aug. 24, 1832, Moses Woodruff.

Ezekiel Lyon; m. Morristown Aug. 27, 1803, Nancy Stillwell;
perhaps Ezekiel No. 395 and a second marriage or Ezekiel No. 433
(second marriage) or possibly a son of Ezekiel No. 176.

Fanny A. Lyon; m. Morristown Sept. 19, 1866, George D. Harri-
son; probably Fanny No. 1282a.

Gideon Lyon; in Revolutionary war, private in Duryea's Com-
pany, Somerset County Militia; m. Nov. 15, 1778, Anne Savage.

Hannah Lyon; m. Morristown Dec. 28, 1778 John Cary Jr.,
[Cory ?].



414 UNIDENTIFIED LYON NAMES

Hannah Lyon; m. Lyons Farms Dec. 21, 1802, Cooper Crane.

Hannah Lyon; m. Lyons Farms, Jan. 26, 1806, John Pierson
Crowell.

Hannah Lyon (widow of Lyon, maiden name not acer-

tained); m. Sept. 16, 1767, Elihu Johnson (Morristown Rec.) .

Harriet Lyon; daughter of John, m. Lyons Farms Dec. 25, 1825,
William Cooper.

Henry Lyon; in Revolutionary war, private in Duryea's Company,
2nd. Regiment Essex County Militia.

Isaac Lyon, who had removed to Charles County, Md., m. Dec.
6, 1757, Mary Higgins, Middlesex County, N. J.

James Lyon; whose wife was Phebe who died Aug. 12, 1835.

James A. Lyon; elected in 1907 Assemblyman from Morris Coun-
ty, N. J.

Jane Lyon; m. Hanover, N. J. March 6, 1770, Jones Tompkins.
She could hardly have been Jane, No. 55, but it is likely that she was
daughter of one of the brothers of that Jane, perhaps John, No. 51.

Jediah Lyon; in Revolutionary war, private in Capt. Richard

Cox's Company, 3rd. Regiment; he m. Bette (Morristown

Rec).

Jedediah Lyon; perhaps the same as the foregoing. He was a
private in the 1st. Regiment and corporal in the 2nd. Regiment New
Jersey Militia. He had a son Grossman who married Priscilla Tru-
man; they had a daughter Mary Brice who married Isaac Starr Wil-
liams and their daughter, Priscilla Lyon Williams is a daughter of
the American Revolution.

Joanna Lyon; m. Nov. 24, 1868 (?) Aaron Hillis [Dillis?] (Mor-
ristown Rec.) ; the date may have been intended to be 1768.

John Lyon; in Revolutionary war; private in Morris County Mili-
tia; may have been one of the following: Nos. 131, 132, 171, 431.

John Lyon; in Revolutionary war; name spelled Lyons in the
record; private in 1st. Battalion, 2nd. establishment, also in Capt
Philip's Company, 2nd. Regiment, Continental Army; may have been
one of the following: Nos. 131, 132, 171, 431.

John Lyon; father of Harriet above; possibly the same as John
Lyon, who was Justice of the P«ace, Essex Co., N. J. 1836. See
below .



HENRY LYON OF NEWARK 415

John Lyon; of Rockaway, Morris Co., N. J.; b. about 1760-70,
a descendant of Thomas^ Lyon. He married Mary Anne Clark, bom
about 1775-80, daughter of Blias Clark and his wife Elizabeth Clark
(dau. of Benjamin). Elias was son of James* Clark [Richard^ Richard^,
Richard*], and was of Stony Hill, formerly of Rahway. His half
sister Joanna married Peter Lyon No. 129. [John Lyon of Rockaway
was probably No. 158, possibly No. 431, nephew of the former but of
about the same age.]

Children of John and Mary Anna (Clark) Lyon:

I. James C; b. about 1800; m. 1st Phebe Miller, b. 1803, d. Aug. 23, 1835,
dau. of Lewis* [Elder Moses^, Enoch-§, Samuel'] and Betsey (Noe) Miller of
Warren Tp., Somerset Co., N. J. ; James C. had children by his first wife Phebe,
names not ascertained; he m. 2nd. Anne Frazer, dau. of Maxwell' [Henry-,
Joseph^] and Nancy (Badgeley) Fraser; no children.

II. Anna Maria; b. about 1800-5; m. William Estile, son of Noah Estile
and Joanna Rogers, born Dec. 22, 1771. of Dover, N. J. William Estile was b.
about 1798-1800. They had a son William Henry.

John Lyon, of Machias, Maine, probably related to Rev. James,
No. 2172, although not named among his sons; he and wife Sarah had
a daughter Sally born Jan. 21, 1792, who married Feb. 11, 1810, John
Dennison.

John Lyon, born about 1780; was Justice of the Peace Essex
County, N. J. in 1836. Perhaps father of Harriet Lyon above.

Margaret Lyon; of Monmouth County, N. J.; married David Her-
bert April [July ? ] 2, 1744.

Martha Lyon; of Machias, Me., perhaps a widow, married, pro-
bably before 1800, a widower, Joseph Hanscom son of Aaron and
Sally Hanscom.

Mary Lyon; of Burlington County, married April (?) 2, 1770 Job
Field.

Mary Lyon; m. July 26, 1797, John Primrose Ballen (Morristown
Rec).

Mary Lyon; m. Sept. 2, 1780, Jacob Whitehead (Morristown Rec).

Mary Annie Lyon; b. about 1790-5, m. Nicholas Parsell, son of
Nicholas' [Capt. Bnos*, John^ Jonathan^, Joseph'] Parsell and Es-
ther Baldwin.

Nancy Lyon; daughter of Stephen, m. David Bedlow.



§Enoch Miller married Hannah Baker, b. 1712, daughter of Henry Baker and
second wife Lydia.



41t> UNIDENTIFIED LYON NAMES

Nathan Lyon; in Revolutionary war; private in FTIanagan's
Company, 2nd. establishment, Continental Army.

Nathaniel Lyon; m. Catherine Amelia Lyon, No. 782. Nathaniel
was her first husband; she married second John Ball. Catherine was
born 1838.

Peter Lyon; b. 1762; d. Sept. 23, 1786; possibly a son of Peter
Lyon No. 129, although no such son is given in the record which ap-
pears to be complete.

Rebecca Lyon, dau. of Henry, m. Lyons Farms March 1, 1825
Thomas Cory. Henry was probably No. 482.

Richard Bruff Lyon; of Morristown, N. J., grad. Princeton Col-
lege 1891.

Samuel Lyon; res. Hanover, Morris Co., N. J. 1800-1819.

Sarah Lyon; m. April 1760, Benjamin Price (Morristown Rec).

Sarah Lyon; m. Nov. 15, 1769, Moses Gard (Morristown Rec).

Serring Lyon; in Revolutionary war; private 1st. Battalion; also
Mead's Company, 1st. Regiment, Continental Army.

Smith Lyon; born about 1790; m. Jerusha Dean, dau. of David
Dean of Springfield, N. J. and Phebe Beach, b. about 1770, daughter
of Samuel Beach, b. about 1735, a descendant of Thomas Beach through
his son Zopher.

Solomon Lyon; in Revolutionary war; private 1st. Battalion, 2nd.
establishment; also Militia, private Jones' Company, 2nd. Battalion,
Somerset Co.

Susanna Lyon; m. Jan. 1, 1787, Samuel Hill (Morristown Rec).

Tabitha ( ) Lyon; widow of Lyon; m. Aug. 6,

1751, John Allen (Morristown Rec).

Theodoric Cecil Lyon; grad. Princeton College 1859; d. .

Thomas Lyon; b. 1773; m. Sarah daughter of Samuel Sanford
(Morristown Rec).

William Lyon; in Revolutionary war; private in Capt. Ross'p
Company, 2nd. Battalion, also in Capt. Richard Cox's Company, 2nd.
Re?riment Continental Army.

William Lyon, of Hunterdon County; m. March 24, 1783, Anna
Dilts.

William H. Lyon; b. 1814; d. Sept. 19, 1836.



LYON NAMES IN REVOLUTIONARY WAR.



From New York State, mostly of the family of Thomas Lyon of Rye.

Aaron Lyon (T. No. 268) ; said to have planned the fortifications
at Stony Point. Appointed Ensign in 4th. Regiment Militia, March

4, 1780.

Abel Lyon [Lyons, Lions]; private in Capt. Westfall's Com-
pany, Col. Pawling's Regiment.

Abraham Lyon (T. No. 147; mentioned as having entertained
American Troops.

Aivin Lyon (T. No. 244); private in Col. Pierre van Cortlandt's
Regiment, Westchester Co. Militia; also Sgt. in Capt. Boyd's Com-
pany, Col. Samuel Drake's Regiment.

Amaziah Lyon [Lyons] ; private in Capt. Magee's Company, Col.
Morris Graham's Regiment; also private in Col. William Malcom's
Regiment .

Ameriah Lyons [possibly the same as the foregoing] ; private in
Capt. Lansing's Company, Col. Graham's Regiment.

Amos Lyon (T. No. 166) ; was of Greenwich Conn., and served in
Militia of that State under Capt. Abraham Mead in 1776-7.

Asa Lyon; private in 3rd. Regiment, N. Y. Continental Line.

Benjamin Lyon (T. No. 82); member of Westchester Co. Com-
mittee of Safety; private in Capt. Gilbert Lyon's Company, Col.
Thomas' Regiment, Westchester Co. Militia; private in Capt. Os-
burn's Company, Col. Joseph Benedict's Regiment of Associated
Exempts [he had enlisted in 1758 in Capt. Nathaniel Hyatt's Company
of Westchester Co. Militia].

Barny Lyons; private with Abel in Capt. Westfall's Company,
Col. Pawling's Regiment.

Caleb Lyon [Lyons] (T. No. 52); private in Col. Thaddeus Crane's
Regiment Westchester Co. Militia; in 1782 he signed a petition against
allowing Tories who had served in the British Army to return as
citizens of Greenwich or Stamford.

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418 LYON NAMES IN REVOLUTIONARY WAR

Caleb Lyon, Jr., (T. No. 163); private, Captain Lawrence's Com-
pany, Col. Thaddeus Crane's Regiment; he served also in the 9th.
Regiment of Connecticut Militia under Capt. Matthew Mead.

Daniel Lyon (T. No. 164); served in the Connecticut Militia, un-
der Capt. Abraham Mead.

David Lyon (T. No. 93); lieutenant in Capt. Gilbert Lyon's Com-
pany, Col. Thomas Thomas' Regiment, Westchester Co. Militia; also
2nd. Lieut, commissioned May 28, 1778 of a Company formed by
consolidation of North Castle, North and South Companies in 2nd.
Militia Regiment; June 29, 1781, he was succeeded (in Capt. Purdy's
Company) by Nathaniel Tucker as 2nd. Lieutenant.

David Lyon (H) of Elizabeth N. J.; commissioned July 14, 1775
as Captain of 10th Company, 1st. Regiment, N. Y. Continental Army;
served also in same Regiment 1776, under Col. Goose van Schaick.

David Lyon [Lyons]; private in 4th. Company, 1st. Regiment N.
Y. Line; enlisted June 25, 1776 for 3 years; dec. June 11, 1777.

Ebenezer Lyon (H ?) ; private with James and Joseph in Com-
pany of Capt. David Lyon, under Col. Goose van Schaick. This
may have been Ebenezer'' Lyon [Peter*, Ebenezer', Ebenezer^ Henry*]
of New Jersey.

Edward Lyons; private, Capt. Boyd's Company, Col. Drake's
Regiment.

Gilbert Lyon (T. No. 63); member of the Westchester Co. Com-
mittee of Safety.

Gilbert Lyon (T. No. 189); appointed May 28, 1778, 1st Lieut.
Capt. Hobby's Company ("Middle Patent" Company) in 2nd. Regiment
(Westchester County) Militia; Sept. 29, 1780 promoted Captain of the
Company and served with that rank Nov. 1, 1780 — April 11, 1781. A
Gilbert Lyon is named among those who were made prisoners by the
British.

Henry Lyon; private under Col. Josiah Smith in Suffolk Co. Mili-
tia. [A "Henry Loines" had his estate confiscated for disloyalty to
the American causef.]

Hosea Lyons; private in 2nd. Regiment N. Y. Line.



fGUbert Lyon, Henry Lyon (perhaps the same as above), Joseph Lyon and
Shubal Lyon are also named in the list of those whose estates were confiscated.



THOMAS LYON OF RYE 419

Israel Lyon (T. No. 91); member of the Westchester Go. Com-
mittee of Safety; house burned in 1779 by the British under Tarleton.

Israel Lyon [Esrael (T. No. 275); private in Westchester Co.
Militia, Capt. Gilbert Lyon, Col. Thomas Thomas; also private Capt.
Joseph Drake's Company, Col. James Hamman; also Corporal, Capt.
Miller's Company, Col. Thomas; also Sergeant in same Regiment,
under Capt. Sackett and under Capt. St. John.

James Lyon; 1st Lieut. Capt. David Ostrander's Company, 4th.
Reg. N. Y. Militia, Col. Johnson.

James Lyon; private (with Alvin) in Pierre van Cortlandt's Regi-
ment, Westchester Co. Militia. There was also a " Lyons" in

the regiment.

James Lyon; private Capt, Vail's Company, Col. Graham's Regi-
ment; also Corporal Capt. Drake's Company, Col. Samuel Drake.
This and the preceding may relate to the same James, possibly No.
184.

James Lyons; private 4th. Company, 1st. Regiment, N. Y, Line,
Col. Goose van Schaick; enlisted Oct. 22, 1776 for the war; discharged
March 17, 1777.

James Lyons; private Dutchess Co. Militia, Col. Jacob Swartwout.

James Lyons (perhaps the same James); private in Capt. Yates'
Company, Col. Yates; also private March 9, 1778 in Ensign Tarpen-
ning's Company, 4th. Regiment N. Y., Militia (same Regiment with
Lieut. James Lyon above).

Job Lyon (T, No. 168); private in Connecticut Militia under Capt.
Abraham Mead 1776; i)ensioner 1832.

John Lyon (T. No. 190?); private in Capt. Gilbert Lyon's Com-
pany, Col. Thomas Thomas, Westchester Co. Militia; also in Capt.
Hobby's Company, same Regt.; also Col. Pierre van Cortlandt's
Regiment Westchester Co. Militia; also in Col, Samuel Drake's Regi-
ment, under Capt. Haight and again under Capt. Buckhout; also "in
prison 1 m. 15 d." and "served April 21 to Sept. 6, 1781" (command
not stated). These records most likely belong to more than one
John.

John Lyon; private 3rd. Regiment N. Y. Line.



420 LYON NAMES IN REVOLUTIONARY WAR

Jonathan Lyon (T, No. 88); in civilian capacity an active revolu-
tionist; house burned by the British.

Joseph Lyon; private Capt. Gilbert Lyon's Company, Col. Thomas
Thomas, Westchester Co. Militia.

Joseph Lyon; private Capt. David Lyon's Company, Col. Goose
van Schaick, 1st. Regiment N. Y. Line.

Joseph Lyon; private 7th. Company, 3rd. Regiment N. Y. Line.
Col. Gansevoort; enlisted May 12, 1779; transferred later to Capt.



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