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Jonathan LYON
Rebecca CORBIN
Husband:  Jonathan LYON
Birth:  26 Apr 1741, Woodstock, Windham Co., CT
Death:  28 May 1830, Woodstock, Windham Co., CT
Father:  Aaron LYON
Mother:  Mary MARSH
Marriage:  22 Dec 1763, Woodstock, Windham Co., CT
Wife:  Rebecca CORBIN
Birth:  18 May 1742, Dudley, Worcester Co., MA
Death:  12 Aug 1828
Father:  Elisha CORBIN
Mother:  Sarah HEALY
born in Woodstock, Windham Co., CT:
  1.  [Jonathan or Martha] LYON, b. 29 Sep 1764
  2.  Aaron LYON, b. 13 Feb 1766
  3.  Elisha LYON, b. 20 May 17[67]
  4.  Jonathan LYON, b. 16 Jul 17[68]; d. 8 Jan 1834, Woodstock, Windham Co., CT
  5.  Rebecca LYON, b. 16 Jul 1769; m. Perley TUCKER; lived Holmes, Seneca Co., NY
  6.  Abel LYON, b. 20 Nov 17[70]
  7.  Lucy LYON, b. 9 Feb 177_
  8.  Sarah Healey LYON, b. 17 Nov 1773; m. 23 Feb 1801, Matthew WILLIS
  9.  Minerva LYON, b. 17/27 Feb 1776; d. 10 Feb 1864; never married

born in Sturbridge, Worcester Co., MA:
10.  Corbin LYON, b. 19 Nov 1777; d. 22 Jun 1855
11.  Moses LYON, b. 20 Nov 1780; d. 27 Mar 1862, Woodstock, Windham Co., CT
12.  Jemima LYON, b. 15 Oct 1782; d. 26 Oct 1817; m. 21 Oct 1807, Willard JOHNSON
13.  Nancy LYON, b. 17 May 1785; d. 14 Mar 1815; m. 2 May 1811, James WHEATON of Pomfret, Windham Co., CT
14.  Hannah LYON, b. 3 Jun 1787; d. Dec 1874; m. 9 Apr 1810, Woodstock, Windham Co., CT, Asa PICKERING of Mendon, Worcester Co., MA

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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  A.B. Lyon, G.W.A. Lyon, & Eugene F. McPike.  1905. Lyon Memorial.  Vol. I.  Press of Wm. Graham Printing Co., Detroit, MI (OCR copy with numerous recognition errors online at GenealogyLibrary.com; page images online at Ancestry.com):
p. 73 205.  V.  66.  JONATHAN5LYON [Aaron,4 William,3 John,2 William1] was born in Woodstock, Conn., April 26, 1741, and died in that place May 28, 1830; buried in the Woodstock Hill Cemetery.  He married in Woodstock, Dec. 22, 1763 (T.R.), Rebecca [Rebekah] Corbin, daughter of Elisha3 Corbin [James,2 Clement1], of Dudley, Mass.  She was born in 1742 and died Aug. 12, 1828, ae. 86 (G.R., in which the name is Rebecka).  He was overseer in 1773 of a highway district (Hist. Windham Co.).

Children of Jonathan and Rebecca (Corbin) Lyon, born in Woodstock:
  448.   I.   Jonathan, b. Sept. 29, 1764 (T.R.) [another record has "Martha," b. Sept. 24, 1764].
  449.   II.   Aaron, b. Feb. 13, 1766; m. _____.
  450.   III.   Elisha, b. May 20, 17(67) (T.R.).
  *451.   IV.   Jonathan, b. July 16, 17(68) (T.R.); d. Woodstock, Jan. 8, 1834 (G.R.).
  452.   V.   Rebecca, b. July 16, 1769 (Mss. Fam. R.: name not in T.R.); m. Perley Tucker; res. Holmes, Seneca Co., N.Y.; children: 1. Pliny; 2. "a daughter" who m. _____ Freelove.
  *453.   VI.   Abel, b. Nov. 20, 17(70) (T.R., date without name); d. in Cattaraugus Co., N.Y.
  454.   VII.   Lucy, b. Feb. 9, 177_ (T.R., name not given); not m.
  455.   VIII.   Sarah Healey, b. Nov. 17, 1773 (T.R.); m. Feb. 23, 1801, Matthew Willis (Mss. Fam. R.).

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  456.   IX.   Minerva [Mynerva], b. Feb. 17, 1776 (T.R.) [also Feb. 27]; not m.; d. Feb. 10, 1864, ae. 88 y. (G.R.).
  *457.   X.   Corbin, b. Nov. 19, 1777 (T.R., also Bible R.); d. Jun 22, 1855.
  *458.   XI.   Moses, b. Nov. 20, 1780 (T.R.); d. Woodstock, March 27, 1862, ae. 81 y. (G.R.) [T.R. has March 26].
  459.   XII.   Jemima, b. Oct. 15, 1782 (T.R.); m. Oct. 21, 1807, Willard Johnson of Chester, Vt. (Fam. R.); d. Oct. 26, 1817.
  460.   XIII.   Nancy, b. May 17, 1785 (Fam. R.); m. May 2, 1811, James Wheaton§ of Pomfret, Conn.; d. March 14, 1815.
  461.   XIV.   Hannah, b. June 3, 1787; m. April 9, 1810 (Woodstock T.R.) Asa Pickering of Mendon, Mass.; d. Dec. 1874; children: 1. Asa; 2. Daniel; 3. Mary; 4. Rebecca.
[The last five children seem to have been born in Sturbridge, Mass.]...

§James Wheaton was born May 5, 1789, and died Dec. 27, 1874.  Children of James and Nancy (Lyon) Wheaton:  1. Warren L., b. March 6, 1812; m. 1st Harriet Record (4 sons and 2 daughters); m. 2d April 4, 1877, Christiana Shugg of New York City; 2. Jesse C., b. May 27, 1813; m. Miss O. Gary (4 sons and 5 daughters); one son is a Methodist minister.  Warren and Jesse Wheaton settled in Illinois about 1834, 25 miles west of Chicago, and founded there the town of Wheaton and the college bearing the same name.  The brothers were both farmers, but men of much enterprise and public spirit.  Warren has been amember of both branches of the State Legislature.

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