Samuel LYON

Male 1701 - 1756  (54 years)


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  • Name Samuel LYON  [1
    • He is known as Captain Samuel Lyon; his father bequeath to him his boat. the name of the first wife, married in 1724, has not been ascertained.
      His will, dated Jan. 1, 1756, probated Westchester Co. New York contains the following bequests: "I will and bequeath to my wife Hannah, for her use during the time that she shall remain my widow, one bed (etc) and that my executors shall yearly pay her as long as she shall be and remain my widow, eight pounds current money of New York, in full for her right of dower in my Estate. To my eldest son Samuel Lyon, the sum of twenty-five shillings, within six months after my decease, which sum shall be in full barr to his claim as my eldest son and heir to my estate, and to have no more of the estate. Unto my son Nehemiah Lyon, the sum of thirty shillings or his part of the estate.

      "I give unto my daughter Elizabeth, the wife of Nehemiah Sherwood, the sum of five pounds to be paid her by my executors within six months after my decease. I give unto my daughter Abigail Lyon twenty pounds of my estate to be put out at interest by my executors and paid her with interest when she is eighteen years of age or shall be married. I give to my daughter Hannah Lyon twenty pounds of my estate, to be put out at interest by my executors and paid her with interest when she is eighteen years of age or shall be married. Should either daughter Abigail or Hannah die before eighteen years of age or be married, the survivors shall have what has been given to the deceased.

      "I give to my youngest son Sylvanus Lyon thirty pounds out of my estate, to be put out at interest and paid him when he comes of age. The remainder of my estate shall coe to and be divided equally among and between my sons William Lyon, Benjamin Lyon, Abraham Lyon, Monmouth Lyon and Sylvanus Lyon, share and share alike. I nominate and appoint m brother Joseph Lyon and my son William Lyon to be the executors of my last will this first day of January 1756, Rye, NY."
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    Born 14 Oct 1701  Byram Neck, Greenwich, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Mar 1756  [1
    Buried Byram Point Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I75959  Main Tree
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2014 

    Father Thomas LYON,   b. 1673, Greenwich, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. April or May 1739  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother 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
    Family ID F30695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 ? UNKNOWN,   d. Bef Dec 1735 
    Married 1724  [1
    Children 
    +1. Benjamin LYON,   b. 7 Mar 1733, Byram Neck, Rye Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1822, White Plains, Westchester Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F30693  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah MILLER,   b. 1 Jun 1712, Rye, Westchester, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1793  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1735  [1
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F30694  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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.