Thomas LYON

Thomas LYON

Male 1673 - 1739  (66 years)

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  • Name Thomas LYON  [1
    • He built the house near Byram Bridge, which is still standing, having been occupied continuously until the present time by descendants. Among the Land Records we find "Land laid out on ye west side of Byram River, known as Cook's Purchase, to Thomas Lyon, Joseph Lyon, Samuel Lyon. Abigail Banks and Thomas Bulls" (Fairfield Deeds II, p. 43, date 1701). john Lyon, Thomas Lyon and Samuel Lyon of Rye and Byram, sell property at Fairfield that was their father Thomas Lyon's (ibid III. p. 73; date 1707). Thomas Lyon married Abigail, daughter of John Ogden, of Stamford, Conn; she was living at distribution of estate of Thomas Lyon, Sept. 1752; d. before Nov. 26, 1760.

      Thomas Lyon was a member of Colonel Robert Hunter's Company of Fuliseers, mustered in New York and Westchester counties on February 24, 1711 for 61 days' service on the Canadian frontier (Booth's Hist. New York City).

      For the full text of the will of Thomas Lyon (dated April 2, 1739. proved at Stamford, Conn., May 1st, 1739, see Note 9 in Appendix). The following are named as children and grand children and heirs of Thomas Lyon and also of Abigail Lyon, widow of said Thomas, Nov. 26, 1760: John Fowler and wife Elizabeth, both of Westchester; Charles Theall and wife Jemima, both of Greenwich; Israel Knapp, of Greenwich, and his children, born of his first wife Mary, daughter of said Thomas Lyon, deceased; viz: Timothy, Mary wife of Stephen Mead, Elizabeth, Hannah; Jonathan Hubby and wife Deborah, of Greenwich; these acknowledge receipt from "Our brothers Thomas Lyon of Rye and Gilbert Lyon of Greenwich" (Greenwich T.R.IX. p 28). [1]
    Birth 1660  Fairfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born 1673  Greenwich, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died April or May 1739  [1
    Person ID I75962  Main Tree
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2014 

    Father Thomas LYON,   b. Dec 1621, Perth, Perth and Kinross,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Nov 1690, Rye, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Mary HOYT,   b. 20 Sep 1635, Charlestown, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1692, Byram Neck-Greenwich, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married Abt 1654  Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Family ID F09232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail OGDEN,   b. 1676, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 26 Nov 1760, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1694  Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Samuel LYON,   b. 14 Oct 1701, Byram Neck, Greenwich, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1756  (Age 54 years)
     2. Jonathan LYON,   b. 1 Jun 1706, Greenwich, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1786, North Castle, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Mary LYON,   b. 6 Apr 1708, Greenwich, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1742, Greenwich, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F30695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1660 - Fairfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1673 - Greenwich, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1694 - Fairfield Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Thomas Lyon House
    Thomas Lyon House
    Thomas Lyon, son of Thomas Lyon, is the husband of Abigail Ogden. His house which he built about 1695 near Byram Bridge on Boston Post Road still stands, relocated to 1 Byram road, Greenwich, Connecticut in 1927.

    Photo From Find A Grave added by: Charles Boetsch

  • Sources 
    1. [S6750] "Lyon Memorial" New York Families Descended from the Immigrant Thomas Lyon, Of Rye , Robert B. Miller, of Brooklyn, NY and A.B. Lyons, M.D. of Detroit, Michigan.

    2. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    3. [S03262] RootsWeb: World Connect - Stamford, CT Familes (1641-1935) by Barbara Kaye.

    4. [S00051] "Descendants of Simon Hoyt" at Rootsweb - Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.

    5. [S8841] Early New England Families, 1641 - 1700, Vol. 1, American Ancestor.org.