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28, 1816; buried in Hill cemetery, Bedford. Will dated Dec. 17, 1816;
probated White Plains June 10, 1817; executors Spardon Lyon, Josiah
Woolsey (Lib. D., 357). He married Abigail Husted, born Green-
wich, June 1, 1734; died Jan. 14, 1815, ae. 80 y. 6 m.; buried in Hill
cemetery, Bedford; daughter of Moses and Susanna (Mead) Husted.
In 1757 Israel Lyon was a witness to the will of Joseph Griffin of Bed-
ford. The will of Coles Golding of Bedford, July 6, 1766, makes be-
quest to Israel, son of Israel Lyon, and makes wife and Joshua and
Israel Lyon executors. Israel Lyon was a member of the Committee
of Safety in Westchester County. His home was burned in 1779 by
the British under Tarleton.

Children of Israel and Abigail (Husted) L<yon, probably all born in Bed-
ford. N. Y.

•275, I. Israel; b. Feb. 12, 1755; bequest from Coles Giddings 1766; m.
Hannah Merritt

*276. II. Moses; b. about 1758; res Bloomvllle, N. Y. ; m. Diadamla Banks.

•277. III. Charity; b. Sept. 28. 1760; m. Samuel Banks; d. Bainbrldge, N.
T., Dec. 2, 1848.

278. IV. Elizabeth; m. Joseph Park and had 1. Isaac; 2. Daniel, b. 1783;
d. Jan. 22, 1863.

«27&. V. Spardon; b. Oct. 26, 1764; d. Bedford, May 3, 1845; m. Phebe
Scofleld.

•280. VI. Ann; m. 1st. Thomas Park; m. 2nd. Lot Sarles.

•281. VII. Susanna; b. 1768; m. Enoch Raymond; d. Bedford, May 17,
1859.

♦282. VIII. Abigail; b. Aug. 11, 1770; m. Josiah Woolsey; d. Bedford, Sept.
19, 1851.

283. IX. Sarah; m. Elie Sealy.

*284. X. Jenisha; b. 1775; d. AprU 27, 1863; m. Winiam ■Woolsey.

285. XI. Mary; m. Daniel Varian.

93. IV. 32. DAVID* LYON [Jonathan^ Thomas^, Thomas'],
born probably at Greenwich, Conn., May 25, 1740; died in 1787 at
North Castle, Westchester Co., N. Y. Aug. 30, 1787 his estate was
administered upon by his nephew Aaron Lyon (No. 268) of Dutchess
Co. (White Plains Probate Rec). He served in the Revolution with
rank of Captain in 1775, under Colonel Alexander McDougall, in the
First New York Regiment. He served later in the Second West-



76 THOMAS LYON OF RYE

Chester Co. Regiment, Col. Thomas Thomas. He married Freelove
Forman, who was born Aug 6, 1744 and died May 14, 1821, probably
at Chatham Four Corners, Columbia Co., N. Y.

Children of David and Freelove (Forman) Lyon, born North Castle, N. T.

♦286. I. Hannah; b. July 5, 1762; m. Thomas Raymond.

281. II. Elizabeth; b. July 8, 1764; d. Oxford, N. Y., Sept. 27, 1848; m.
Israel Jacobs.

•288. III. Thomas; b. May 31, 1766; d. Lyons, Wis., Sept. 29, 1847; m.
Valentine.



289. IV. Mary;, b. April 5, 1768.

•290. V. WUliam; b. Feb. 15, 1770; res. Greene, Chenango Co., N. T.; m.
Christine .

♦291. VI. AbigaU; b. April 4, 1772; m. David Adee; res. New York City.

•292. VII. David; b. March 23, 1774; d. April 3», 1867; m. Ist. Charity

Wilson; m. 2nd. Sarah Sherwood: res. Port Chester. N. Y.

•293. VIII. Peter; b. Oct. 1, 1775.

•294. IX. Samuel; b. May 6, 1778; res. Port Chester, N. T. ; m. Hannah
Merrltt.

296. X. Sarah; b. March 8, 1781.

•29«. XI. Forman; b. Feb. 19, 1783; res. (1821) New York City; m. Eliza-



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94. IV. 32. PETER' LYON [Jonathan^ Thomas^ Thomas'],
born at Byram, Greenwich, Conn. May 17, 1743 (T. R.) (May 28, 1745,
Bible Rec); died at 37 Pump St. New York City, July 4, 1824. Will
dated May 14, 1824; probated New York, July 12, 1824; mentions all
the children named below; executors sons Jonathan, Edward and
Peter Lyon. He was a farmer and Justice of Peace in North Castle,
N. Y. It is said that Major AndrS was brought before him after his
capture (Christian Advocate July 18, 1895). He was a member of
the Committee of Safety for North Castle 1776-7. In 1818 he was liv-
ing in New York City at 107 Harmon St. March 16, 1819, he bought
of Henry Robinson and wife Elizabeth a house lot on Pump St., N. Y.§
Peter Lyon married, Dec. 10, 1766, Jerusha, daughter of Peter and
Jerusha (Wines) Palmer. She was born July 27, 1745 and died at
37 Pump St. New York City, July 9, 1821, in her 76th year.

Children of Peter and Jerusha (Palmer) Lyon, born in North Castle.
•297. I. Mary; b. Oct. 20, 1767; m. 1st. John Tucker; m. 2nd. Benjamin
Watson.



§March 3, 1806 Peter Lyon and wife Jerusha sold to son Jonathan Lyon 60
acres of land and home lot in North Castle. March 19, 1818 Peter Lyon and
wife Jerusha sold 100 acres of land to Henry Rundle. Jan. 4, 1821 Peter Lyon
bought of Ozias Nash 80 acres of land at North castle. Dec. 21, 1825 executors
of Peter Lyon, to wit, sons Jonathan, Edward and Peter Lyon sold above plot
to Thomas Clapp for $3000.



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•S»8. II. Phebe; b. Dec. 25, 1769; d. Jan. 12, 1849; m. Harrison Palmer.

*299. III. SaKLh; b. Aug. 7, 1772; m. Ist. Abner Hlgglns; m. 2nd. Joseph
Harper; res. (1845) New York City.

*300. rv. Jonathan; b. Aug. 9, 1774; res. New York; d. May 21, 1849.
•301. V. James H.; b. Feb. 14, 1777; d. Nov. 10, 1884; m. 1st. Anna Bowne;
m. 2nd. Blizabeth Mead.

•302. VI. Samuel; b. June 5, 1784; d. Ann Arbor, Mich., Oct. 16, 1830; m.
Ist. Sarah Merrltt; m. 2nd. Nancy Bartholomew.

SOS. VII. Edward; b. Sept. 6, 1786; m. Susan StlUwell; res. Seneca Falls,
N. T.

•304. VIII. Anna; b. Dec. 6, 1787; m. William Brltt.

•805. IX. Peter Palmer; b. March 14, 1794; d. Brooklyn, N. T., Feb. 18,

1879; m. Hannah Park.

101. IV. 34. JOANNA* LYON (BRUNDAGE) [David*, Thomas^
Thomas'], born in Greenwich, Conn, about 1733; died before 1802;
(not mentioned In husband's will). She married Joseph Brundage of
Greenwich. His will was dated Jan. 12, 1801; probated Stamford
April 6, 1802; executors, son Joseph Brundage and sons-in-law James
Studwell and Benjamin Kniffen. All the children named below
mentioned.

Children of Joseph and Joanna (Lyon) Brundage:

306. I. Jane; m. Michael Halstead.

807. 11. Elizabeth; b. about 1764; m. James Studwell (or Stedwell) of
Pawling, Dutchess Co., N. T.

308. III. Abigail; b. Nov. 9, 1755; d. May 10, 1846, ae. 90 y. 7 m. Id.; m.
John Banks

309. IV. Joseph; m. [..oretta. dau. of Samuel Smith, sister to Sarah, wife
of John Lyon. (No. 442).

810. V. Joanna; m. Daniel, son of John and Mary Sllkman of Bedford, he
bapt. Oct. 21, 1767.

811. VI. Charity; m. Benjamin Kniffen.

103. IV. 34. ELIZABETH* LYON (BANKS) [David', Thomas^
Thomas'], bom in Greenwich, Conn, about 1740. She married Joseph,
son of Joseph and Martha Banks. He died at Greenwich about 1820,
X. between 70 and 80. They lived on the homestead at Byram,
Greenwich.

Children of Joseph and Elizabeth (Lyon) Banks:

812. I. Joseph; b. April 20, 1771; d. July 16, 1842; m. Aug. 11, 1792 Bllza-
beth, dau. of Isaac Anderson (b. 1770, d. March 25, 1856).

813. II. Martha; m. 1st. B ; m. 2nd. Seymour.

814. III. EUzabeth; b, Sept. 14, 1779; d. Nov. 18, 1842; m. Aug. 82, 1804
John, son of Obadlah Banks (b. 1774 d. April 26, 1842).

315. IV. Mary; m. William Conklin.

818. V. William W; b. 1786; m. Ist. Hannah Peck; m. 2nd. BUsabeth
Dalley



78 THOMAS LYON OF RYE

317. VI. Abraham; b. Nov. 16. 1791; d. Sept. 13, 1822; m. Elizabeth, dau.
of Daniel Lyon (No. 485).

104. IV. 35. JOSEPH' LYON [Joseph^ Thomas\ Thomas'],
born about 1735; died at Greenwich, Conn, about 1758-9. He married
Feb. 24, 1758, Phebe Close (No. 69), born June 29, 1738; died before
1790; daughter of Thomas and Hannah (Lyon) Close.

Son of Joseph and Phebe (Close) Lyon:
S18. I. Joseph Close; b. Sept. 16, 1758.

105. IV. 35. DANIEL* LYON [Joseph', Thomas^ Thomas'],
was a Tory (or Loyalist) and at the time of the revolutionary war
found the climate of New Brunswick more salubrious than that of
Westchester County, N. Y. He, with his family, were passengers on
the Transport Cyrus, from New York to St. Johns, N. B. in Aug.-Sept.
1783. His family consisted of wife "Mary," and five children,
"Jamima," "Ambi" and Mary, over ten, and Deborah and Reuben
under ten. It is said that the family returned afterwards to White
Plains, N. Y., but nothing further is known of any of them. His
wife's name was in fact Maria, nee Miller, daughter of Anthony and
Hannah (Genung) Miller.

106. IV. 35. JAMES* LYON [Joseph^ Thomas^ Thomas^], died
in Cortland, Westchester Co., N. Y. before 1797. He moved to New
Marlboro, Ulster Co., but returned to Westchester Co., where he
occupied his father's farm. The name of his wife is not known.

Children of James Lyon:
•819. I. Sarah; d. May 1, 1845; m. July 15, 1786, Abraham Hurd.
320. II. Ann.
821. III. Sarah.

139. IV. 39. DEBORAH* LYON (MBRRITT) [Gilbert^ Thomas*,
Thomas'], born at Byram Neck, Rye, N. Y. March 26, 1743. She mar-
ried in 1759 Caleb, son of Caleb and Elizabeth (Carpenter) Merritt of
North Castle. He was born Feb. 4, 1739 and died in 1824. Will
dated June 22, 1822; probated White Plains, June 24, 1824. He was
Second Lieutenant, Westchester Co, Militia, 1775. They lived at
North Castle.

Children of Caleb and Deborah (Lyon) Merritt:

322. I. Daniel; b. Jan. 26, 1760; went west.

328. II. Gilbert; b. Sept. 19, 1762; m. Sebe, dau. of Caleb Carpenter.



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SZ*. III. Elizabeth; b. Aug:. 4, 1764; m. Thomas Tillot.

826. IV. Caleb; b. Sept. 8, 1766; m. Elizabeth Carpenter.

326. V. Monmonth; b. Nov. 10, 1768.

327. VI. Ivan [Jean]; d. Jan. 21, 1770.

328. VII. Mary; b. Sept. 2, 1773; m. Noah Cox of Dutchess Co., N. Y.

329. VIII. Usther; b. Oct. 6, 1775; m. Hopkins.

830. IX. Andrew; b. Aug. 25, 1778; d. Sept. 1, 1866; m. Dec. 22, 1798.
Charlotte Whelpley.

331. X. Deborah; b. Nov. 4, 1781.

332. XI. Abijah; b. Nov. 4, 1785; d. Feb. 5. 1847; m. Oct. 14, 1808, Ruth
Carpenter.

140. IV. 39. GILBERT* LYON [Gilbert*. Tbomas^ Thomas^],
born at Byram Neck, Rye, N. Y., July 13, 1745; died in Greenwich be-
fore 1809 (the date of his father's will). He married Ruth Lyon.
They lived on Weaver St. Greenwich, just before you enter Glenville.
The house is yet standing (1896), occupied by one of his descendants.

Children of Gilbert and Ruth (Lyon) Lyon:

•833. I. Phebe; b. March 29, 1763; d. April 14, 1856; m. Nehemlah Sher-
wood.

834. II. Jane; b. 1769; d. April 3, 1841; m. Monmouth Hubbs.

835. III. Elizabeth; b. 1770; not m; d. Oct. 6. 1848 In 78tb y. ; burled on
Lyon farm, Greenwich.

♦336. IV. Thomas; b. 1774; res. Greenwich; d. Dec. 5, 1821.

337. V. Anne; mentioned in grandfather Gilbert Lyon's will.

141. IV. 39. SARAH* LYON (MILLER) [Gilbert^ Thomas*.
Thomas'], born at Byram Neck, Rye, N. Y., Jan. 17, 1748-9; died March
23, 1813, ae. 64 y.; buried on farm at South Oxford, Chenango Co., N. Y.
She married Andrew (No. 229), son of Abraham and Mary (Lyon)
Miller, of Rye. He was born Feb. 15, 1743 and died April 8, 1812, ae.
69 y.; buried at South Oxford. They moved about 1800 to South
Oxford.

Children of Andrew and Sarah (Lyon) Miller:

338. I. Thomas; b. Nov. 3, 1768.

339. II. Sarah; b. May 25, 1770.

340. III. Mary; b. June 14. 1774; d. Oct. 12, 1832; m. Gideon Mead,

341. IV. AbigaU; b. Sept. 11, 1778; d. May 7. 1846; m. Dec. 19, 1799
Daniel Willson.

342. V. Andrew; b. Jan. 8, 1782; d. April 30, 1865; m. Zerviah Morey.

343. VI. UnderhlU; b. July 14, 1788; d. May 8, 1861; m. Mary .

844. VII. Josiah.

142. IV. 39. ANDREW* LYON [Gilbert^ Thomas^ Thomas'],
bom at Byram Neck, Rye, N. Y., Aug. 5, 1751; died in Rye, Aug. 4,



80 THOMAS LYON OF RYE

1840. Will dated Sept. 15, 1834 (age 83 y.); probated White Plains,
Aug. 11, 1840; executors nephew Thomas Lyon, Merritt Brown, William
Bush. He married Feb. 12, 1784 (in Second Congregational Church,
Greenwich) Eunice,! daughter of Jonathan and Rachel (Brown) Kniffen
[Sniffen]. She was born in 1753 and died July 10, 1829, je. 76. They
lived on Sniffen Lane, now Regent St., Rye.

Children of Andrew and Eunice (Kniffen) Lyon:
•848. I. Sarah; b. 1791; d. Feb. 25, 1865; m. Charles Bundle.
34«. II. Andrew; b. 1793; d. May 3, 1854, ae. 62.

143. IV. 39. JOSHUA* LYON [Gilbert^ Thomas^, Thomas^],
bom at Byram Neck, Rye, N. Y., Feb. 5, 1754 (Bible Record); died in
Rye Oct. 2, 1841 ae. 87 y. 7 m. 21 d.; buried in Baptist Cemetery on
cross road to Glenville. Will dated July 11, 1837; probated Stamford
Nov. 18, 1841; executors, sons Joshua and John. He owned a large
tract of land above the ancestral Lyon homestead and now in posses-
sion of his grandchildren John and Rebecca Lyon (Nos. 846 and 847).
He married Elizabeth Purdy, daughter of John and Rebecca (Brown)
Purdy. Her sister Phebe was wife of Nehemiah Sherwood. She
was born March 24, 1754 and died April 26, 1822, je. 68 y. 1 m. 2d.;
buried in Baptist cemetery.

Children of Joshua and Elizabeth (Purdy) Lyon (from an authentic family
record In possession of Miss Sarah C. Lyon, of Lyon's Point) :

•847. 1. Elizabeth; b. Feb. 14, 1776; d. May 12, 1859; m. Vrilliam Mosher.

848. II. Hannah; b. May 14, 1778; d. Sept. 7, 1853; m. New York, Dec. 20,
1795, Simeon Knapp.

849. in. Sarah; b. Jan. 25, 1781; d. March 13, 1830; m. AprU 19. 1804,
Elijah B. Lyon (No. 248).

360. IV. Samuel; b. Jan. 26, 1783; d. Feb. 7. 1853.

361. V. Rebecca; b. March 25, 1785; unm. ; d. June 5, 1833.

•362. VI. Gilbert; b. Dec. 28, 1787; d. June 20, 1846; m. Deborah Lyon
(No. 352).

353. VII. Pbebe;$ b. April 6, 1791; d. Sept. 16, 1866; m. March 4, 1833,
David, son of Samuel and Mary (Dean) Sands (2nd wife); no issue.



tHer sister Polly Kniffen was shot and killed during the Revolutionary war
on Regent St. by cow boys.

t Before her marriage Phebe had an illegitimate child, William Lyon, born
July 21, 1810; died Dec. 15, 1858; buried in Union Cemetery, Rye, N. T.; ad-
ministration of estate 1859 to widow Elizabeth Ann. William was partner in
business with his uncle, Joshua Lyon (No. 354). He married Elizabeth Ann,
daughter of David and Elizabeth (Brady) Sands. She was born at Bedford
March 28, 1813; died April 11, 1897; buried in Union Cemetery; adm. of estate
May 15, 1897 to son Joshua. Their children were: 1. Samuel, of PoultneyvlUe,
Wayne Co., N. T. ; 2. Joshua, b. 1839; res. Portchester, N. T. ; m. Ist Mary A.
Tripp, born 1836; died, Nov. 12, 1873, dau. of Daniel Tripp; Joshua m. 2nd, Oct.
31, 1883, Sarah, dau. of Jonathan and Catharine M. (Zarr) Sands; no Issue; 3.
Sarah EUxabeth; m. Joseph C. Griffin; had a son Daniel M. Grlffln.




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354. VIII. Joshua; b. Nov. 11, 1793; d. April 26. 1843.
•355. IX. John; b. April 13, 1796; d. Sept. 20, 1875; m. Harriet B. Merritt.

145. IV. 39. ABIGAIL' LYON (PURDY) [Gilbert^ Thomas-,
Thomas'], born at Byram Neck, Rye, N. Y. April 5, 1760; died July 3,
1841. She married, Jan. 3, 1780, Daniel Purdy, born Jan. 15, 1759;
died April 17, 1817; son of John and Rebecca (Brown) Purdy, of King
St. Greenwich, Conn.; will April 14, 1817.

Children of Daniel and Abigail (Lyon) Purdy:

366. I. John; b. March 25, 1781; d. April 21, 1866; married three times.

357. II. Nehemiah; b. Jan. 28, 1783; d. Aug. 7, 1873; m. June 15, 1825,
Amy Merritt Brown.

358. III. Rebecca; b. July 19, 1787; d. Aug. 11, 1831; m. Sept. 11, 1806,
Samuel Townsend.

359. IV. Hannah; b. Dec. 2, 1790; d. in New Rochelle, N. Y. ; m. March 1,
1810, William Mathews.

360. V. Daniel; b. Sept. 13, 1799; d. Feb. 16, 1878; m. Nov. 25, 1824,
Rachel Brundage.

861. VI. William; b. March 3, 1804; d. Dec. 17, 1859; m. Dorcas Park,
dau. of Knapp and Elizabeth (Wilson) Park.

147. IV. 39. ABRAHAM* LYON [Gilbe^t^ Thomas^, Thomas*],
born at the old Lyon homestead near Byram Bridge, Nov. 13, 1764;
died there Aug. 26, 1849, as. 86; buried on Lyon farm.§ Will dated
July 26, 1843; probated Stamford Sept. 13, 1849; executor Samuel
Close. He married Feb. 7, 1789 Hannah, daughter of Samuel and
Abigail (Holmes) Mills, a descendant of the immigrant Simeon Mills. t
She was born Nov. 8, 1764 anwas born July 22, 1832.

171. V. 52. HANNAH^ LYON (MEAD) [Caleb*, Thomas', John',
Thomas'], born Greenwich, Conn. July 16, 1767; died June 1, 1806;
buried on farm near Stanwich, Conn. She married, March 5, 1800,
Jonathan Mead, born Greenwich, Sept, 27, 1766; died Stanwich, March
23, 1825; buried on the farm; son of Nathaniel and Prudence (Wood)
Mead.

Children of Jonathan and Hannah (Lyon) Mead:

420. I. Zacliariah; b. March 11, 1801; d. Nov. 27, 1840; m. Feb. 25, 1835.
Anna M. Goodrich.

421. II. Luther; b. Nov. 12, 1802; unm. ; went West.

422. III. Bradford Lyon; b. Nov. 29, 1804; m. July 1, 1828, Deborah
Lyon (No. 917).

184. V. 59. JAMBS'* LYON [John*, John», John^ Thomas'],
born Byram, Greenwich, Conn. 1747; died Nov. 13, 1819, ae. 72; buried
at Byram Point. Inventory of estate, New York July 24, 1824. He
was familiarly called "Spunk," and his disposition is said to have
justified the sobriquet. He married Hannah Lockwood. They lived
at Rye, at or near the junction of the "Purchase" and the Post Road.
Mrs. Lyon, wife of James Lyon was buried June 9, 1812 (Rye Ch. R.).

Children of James and Hannah (Lockwood) Lyon:
•423. I. Hannah; b. June 4, 1771; d. Aug. 1, 1858; m. Frederick P. Steven-
son.

424. II. Jabez; b. about 1774; not m. ; d. 1811; adm. of estate to bro.
Thomas July 20, 1811 (New York Probate Rec).

425. III. Mary; b. April 26, 1776; not m.; d. June 8, 1844, ae. 68 y. 1 m.
12 d.; buried Byram Point (adm. of estate to brother Stephen, White Plains,
Sept. 20, 1844).



86 THOMAS LYON OF RYE

*426, IV. Thomas; b. 1778; d. July 4, 1845; m. Margaret .

427. v. Hezekiah ["Kyer"]; b. about 1780; "cordwainer" but called
"Captain" and d. at sea May 21, 1853; adm. of est. to bro. Stephen, Oct. 4, 1853
(New York Probate Rec).

428. VI. Stephen; b. Aug. 13, 1782; unm. ; a merchant in New York; d.
July 17, 1862; bur. Eastchester, N. Y. ; will dated Aug. 11, 1854; probated Aug.
22, 1862.

428a. VII. Augustus; b. Jan. 19, 1789; m. ; a dau. Susan E. m.

Feb. 20, 1854, William Vooris of Nyack.

•429, VIII. Martha; b. Oct. 7, 1799; d. Sept. 26, 1830; m. Thomas Clark.

185. V. 60. ROGER* LYON [Roger*, Jolln^ John-, Thomas^],
born 1736; died Bedford, N. Y., Oct. 1824, se. 88; buried in Buxton
Cemetery, Bedford. He was a private in the Second Regiment of
Westchester Co. Militia, Col. Thomas Thomas. He married Phebe
Lyon (No. 92), daughter of Jonathan and Elizabeth (Mead) Lyon, born
Dec. 16, 1736; died Jan. 7, 1817; buried in Buxton Cemetery.

Children of Roger and Phebe (Lyon) Lyon:
*430. I. James; b. Oct. 19, 1761; d. April 2, 1860; m. Martha Banks.
*431. II. Jonathan; b. Nov. 1, 1767; d. April 5, 1809; m. Ruth Newman.
•432. III. Elizabeth; b. Nov. 26, 1775; d. Nov. 8, 1843; m. David Higgins.

433. IV. Daughter; m. Sutton.

186. V. 60. JUSTUS^ LYON [Roger*, John^ John', Thomas*],
born King St., Rye, N. Y., July 6, 1744; died Bedford, N. Y. 1815.
Will dated Nov. 7, 1808; probated White Plains, Dec. 27, 1815; exe-
cutors, sons Stephen, John and William. He married Sarah Ferris,
born Oct. 19, 1746.

Children of Justus and Sarah (Ferris) Lyon:

434. I. Justus; b. May 19, 1765.

436. II. Hannah; b. March 27, 1766; d. Oct. 25, 1838; adm. of estate
Nov. 4, 1863, to granddaughter Mary Hoff.

436. III. Sarah [Sally]; b. Oct. 24, 1769; d. Feb. 6, 1847; m. James
Tyler; (he b. Sept. 8, 1766; d. March 24, 1823); res. Bedford, N. Y.

437. IV. Stephen; b. Jan. 1, 1772; res. Sing Sing, N. Y.; was living In
Nov. 1808.

*438. V. John; b. Sept. 20, 1779; d. Jan. 31, 1861; m. Catherine Quereau.

•43». VI. William; b. Aug. 3, 1783; d. April 14, 1840; m. Rachel
Robertson.

440. VII. Ferris; b. March 20, 1789; res. North Castle, N. Y.; adm. of
estate Feb. 16, 1856.

441. VIII. Betsey Ferris; b. Jan. 2, 1791; m. Moses Wakeman CoUyer;
res. Sing Sing, N. Y. ; a son John iLyon CoUyer m. Mary Forbes Shandley and
had a daughter, Charlotte De Koven CoUyer D. A. R., who became the wife of
Capt. Julius Jenks.

188. V. 60. MAJOR SAMUEL' LYON [Roger', John', John^
Thomas'], born May 14, 1747; died in Bedford, N. Y. Jan. 23, 1819;



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buried on the Lyon farm, North Castle. His tomb bears the in-
scription "In memory of Major Samuel Lyon who departed this life
January 23, 1819, aged 71 yrs. 8 mo.- 9 d." His will was dated April
7, 1818; probated White Plains, May 30, 1820; executors, sons John
Lyon, Samuel Lyon. He was a private in the Second Regiment
Westchester Co. Militia, Col. Thomas Thomas; June 2, 1772, was com-
missioned Major of Colonial Troops; Feb. 22, 1776, commissioned Major
in the Continental Army, Westchester Co. Regiment. His commis-
sion, with other interesting heirlooms, is in possession of Mr. John
Todd of Stamford, Conn. Samuel Lyon knew General Washington
well. He had charge of the estates of John Jay at Bedford, while
the latter was in Europe on diplomatic missions. He married first
Mary, daughter of Nehemiaht and Sarah (Webb) Lounsberry. She
was born 1747; died Jan. 17, 1793; buried on the farm. He married
second, Jan. 8, 1795, at Christ Church, Salem, N. Y., Elizabeth Fleming;
born Jan. 10, 1767; died Feb. 13, 1855; burled in Hill cemetery, Bed-
ford; daughter of Dr. Peter and Sarah McDonald Fleming.

Children of Samuel and Mary (Lounsberry) Lyon:
•442. I. John; b. April 11, 1770; d. April 3, 1820; m. Sally Smith.

443. II. Sarah; m. Dr. Lyman Cook; res. (1837) Cortland, Westchester

Co., N. Y., rem. to Ohio.

444. III. Mary; m. William Reynolds; removed to Indiana.

*445. IV. Samnel; b. April 11, 1787; d. July 26, 1860; m. RosaUnda
Fowler.

189. V. 60. CAPTAIN GILBERT" LYON [Roger*, John*, John=,
Thomas'], born King St. Rye, N. Y., 1751; died Eastchester, N. Y.,
Sept. 12, 1819. Will dated July 14, 1819; probated White Plains, Dec.
1, 1819, (Lib. I. 233) ; executors, sons Gilbert and Garretson Lyon. He
was a soldier in the Revolution; he was in the battle of Stillwater
as private; First Lieut. Second Regiment Westchester Co. Militia;

promoted Captain May 1778 to April 1781. He married Mary

(possibly Morgan or Wright); born 1758; died Jan. 8, 1836, in 78th
year; buried at Eastchester.

Children of Gilbert and Mary ( ) Lyon:

446. I. Wmiam; eldest son.

447. II. Deborah Ann; eldest daughter.

♦448. III. Garrettson; b. about 1795; d. 1862; m. Hannah A. Carhart.
449. IV. Gilbert; D. D.; res. Rochester, N. T.



tNehemiah Lounsberry, son of Michael and Sarah (Lockwood) Lounsberry,
was born Dec. 2, 1717; he married, Feb. 8, 1744-5 Sarah Webb.



88 THOMAS LYON OF RYE

460. V. Margaret M.; m. John J. Morris; she was living Dec. 13, 1869;
they had a son, Gilbert I., (b. May 1818; d. Aug. 17, 1819).

451. XI. Mary.

462. VII. Elizabeth.

•453. VIII. David W.; b. 1791; d. Jan. 2, 1843; m. Martha Shute.

•454. IX. Jesse; b. Feb. 5, 1798; d. Dec. 25, 1879; m. Sarah Ann .

466. X. Hannah; b. Aug. 1799; d. June 16, 1811.

190. V. 60. JOHN^ LYON [Roger*, John^ John=, Thomas*],
born King St., Rye, N. Y. about 1753; died about 1815; administration
of estate granted Jan. 30, 1816 to his son Abraham Lyon. He mar-
ried Ruth , born 1757; died March 9, 1837, se. 80 y. (Bedford

Chh. Record). They lived in North Castle, N. Y.

Children of John and Ruth ( ) Lyon:

456. I. Abraham; and perhaps others.

195. V. 62. JAMES" LYON [James*, John', John=, Thomas*],
born Greenwich, Conn. Dec. 19, 1749; died before the date of his father's
will, Feb. 24, 1804, it is believed in 1795. He married April 12, 1774,
Susanna Marvin, born Aug. 13, 1753; died Sept. 13, 1834; daughter of

Lewis and Martha ( ) Marvint of Rye, N. Y. She married

second James Green. All the children named below, except David,
kre mentioned in the settling of the estate of their grandmother,
Martha Lyon, April 30, 1807.

Children of James and Susanna (Marvin) Lyon:
•457. I. l«wiB; b. Jan. 4, 1775; d. March 17, 1844.
458. II. David§; b. Sept. 22, 1776; d. before 1807.
•459. III. James; b. May 2 (or 17), 1778; d. May 19, 1830; m. Catherine
Ware.

•460. IV. Samuel Marvin; b. (or bapt. ?) Aug. 23, 178»; d. about 1818.

461. V. Nancy Marvin; twin sister of Samuel; d. Aug. 13, 1861; m. before
1807 Drake Husted of Greenwich, Conn.; children: 1. Joseph Burtis, b. March 5,
1807: d. May 4, 1873; 2. Abraham F., b. June 28, 1812; d. Sept. 4, 1834; .S. Bet-
sey B., b. Jan. 7, 18ir.; d. .July 5, 1836.

468. VI. Jarvls; b. July 24, 1783; d. 1805 on Brig Perseverance; adm. of
est. Dec. .5. 1805, to bro, James Lyon.

•463. VII. Sarah [Sally]; b. March 23, 1782; d, July 8, 1844; m. Daniel
Merrltt.

•464. VIII. Augrustns [Gus Lyon of Horseneck] ; b. Jan. 19, 1789; d. June
10, 1861; m. Sarah Amanda Mills.



t Lewis Marvin, a Huguenot of Rye, died about the end of the Revolution;
his wife Martha, died Feb. 5, 1767 in her 39th year; buried near Episcopal



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