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Lyman LYON
Philena HANKS
WARNING:  Secondary sources are confusing our subject's son, Eliakim LYON, with Eliakim Lyon CORBIN.  These are two different men.
Husband:  Lyman LYON
Birth:  10 Mar 1753, Woodstock, Windham Co., CT
Death:  3 Feb 1824, Stafford, Tolland Co., CT
Military Service:  Revolutionary War:  Lexington Alarm
Father:  Nehemiah LYON
Mother:  Mehitabel CHILD
Marriage-1:  24 Jan 1777, Woodstock, Windham Co., CT
Wife-1:  Hannah CORBIN
Birth:  25 Sep 1756
Death:  2 Jul 1800, Stafford, Tolland Co., CT
Father:  Samuel CORBIN
Mother:  Jane DAVIS
Marriage-2:  15 Nov 1801
Wife-2:  Philena HANKS
Birth:  1763
Death:  20 Sep 1805, Stafford, Tolland Co., CT
Children with Hannah CORBIN:
born in Woodstock, Windham Co., CT:
1.  Mehitabel / Mehitable LYON, b. 15 Dec 1777; bap. 3 Oct 1779; d. 30 Apr 1867; m. Charles CHILD
2.  Eliakim LYON, b. 3 Nov 1779; d. 17 Jun 1856, Strongsville, Cuyahoga Co., OH; m. 23 May 1804, Mary STRONG (1787-1829)
3.  [Mary] "Polly / Patty" LYON, b. 17 Sep 1781; bap. 23 Sept 1781; d. 20 Sep 1807
4.  Samuel Corbin LYON, b. 1 Sep 1783; bap. 14 Sep 1783; d. 16 Apr 1848; m. Azubah __?__
5.  Nehemiah LYON, b. 15 Oct 1786; d. 4/9 Apr 1840, Wales, Hampden Co., MA
6.  Hannah LYON, b. 7 Apr 1789 [or 6 Sep 1789]; d. 3 Jul 1850, Stafford, Tolland Co., CT; m. Avery DAVIS
7.  Nancy LYON, b. 23 Jun 1792 [ or 1790]; d. 1850; m. Mr. BROWN; lived Union, Tolland Co., CT

born in Stafford, Tolland Co., CT:
8.  Lyman LYON, Jr., b. 5 Aug 1793 [or 1794], 4; d. 16 May 1860 [or 18 Apr 1860], Wales, Hampden Co., MA

Child with Philena HANKS:
9.  Willard LYON, b. 9 Aug 1802, CT
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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 (online at GenealogyLibrary.com in OCR version with many recognition errors and at Ancestry.com as page images):
p.78- 221. V. 70. LYMAN5 LYON [Nehemiah,4 William,3 John,2 William1] was born in Woodstock, Conn., March 10, 1753, and died at Stafford, Conn., Feb. 3, 1824.  He married first, Jan. 24, 1777 [Fam. Bible], Hannah4Corbin [Samuel3, James,2 Clement1] who was born Sept 25, 1756, and died July 2, 1800, ae. 44 [G.R. Stafford].  He married second, Nov. 15, 1801, Philena Hanks, born 1763; died Sept. 20, 1805 [G.R., Stafford].  He was one of those who marched from Woodstock on the Lexington alarm. 

Children of Lyman and Hannah (Corbin) Lyon (dates from family Bible): 
  505.   I.   Mehitable, b. Woodstock (T. R.), Dec. 25, 1777; bapt. Oct. 3, 1779; m. Charles Child; d. April 30, 1867.
  506.   II.   Eliakim, b. Nov. 3, 1779; bapt. (???), 1780; m. and had 2 sons and 1 daughter.
  507.   III.   Polly, b. Woodstock, Sept. 17, 1781; bapt. ("Patty") Sept. 23, 1781; d. Sept. 20, 1807, ae. 27 y. (G. R.) [Mss. Fam. R. has 1817, an error].
  *508.   IV.   Samuel, b. Sept. 1, 1783; bapt. ("Samuel Corbin") Sept. 14, 1783; m. Azubah (???); d. April 16, 1848; ae. 63 (G. R. Stafford).
  509.   V.   Nehemiah, b. Oct. 15, 1786; d. Wales, Mass., April 9, 1840 [April 4, Mss. Fam. R.].
  510.   VI.   Hannah, b. April 7, 1789; m. Avery Davis; d. Stafford, July 3, 1850.
  511.   VII.   Nancy, b. June 23, 1792 [Mss. Fam. R. has 1790]; m. (???) Brown;?? res. Union, Conn.; d. 1850.
  *512.   VIII.   Lyman, b. Stafford, Conn., Aug. 5, 1793; d. Wales, Mass., May 16, 1860 [Mss. Fam. R. has April 18].

Son of Lyman and Philena (Hanks) Lyon: 
  513.   IX.   Willard, b. Aug. 9, 1802...

p. 300 506. VI. 221. (See p. 78.) ELIAKIM6LYON [Lyman,5 Nehemiah,4 William,3 John,2 William1] was born in Woodstock, Conn., Nov. 3, 1779, and died in Strongsville, O., June 17, 1856.  He married, May 23, 1804, Mary Strong, daughter of Captain David and Jane (Groves) Strong, of Stafford.  She was born Sept. 10, 1787, and died May 31, 1829.  Capt. Strong was in the Revolutionary war, a descendant of John Strong, of Northampton.  Jane was his second wife, a native of Brimfield.  Eliakim was a farmer.  He lived 1804-1818 in Stafford, Conn., later in Strongsville, O...

3.  Harvey M. Lawson, compiler.  1905.  Descendants of Clement Corbin of Muddy River (Brookline, Ma. and Woodstock, Ct): with notices of other lines of Corbins.  Hartford Press, Hartford, CT (online at Ancestry.com and at GoogleBooks):

40.  HANNAH CORBIN (Samuel, James, Clement), b. Sept. 25, 1756; m. Lyman Lyon, son of Nehemiah and Mehitable (Child) Lyon, Jan. 23, 1777.  He was b. at Woodstock, March 10, 1753.  They lived at Woodstock.

      i.   ELIAKIM LYON, b. Nov. 3, 1777; d. 1856.
      ii.   SAMUEL LYON, b. Sept., 1784; d. 1848.
      iii.   NEHEMIAH LYON, b. Oct. 15, 1786; d. 1840.
      iv.   LYMAN LYON, Jr., b. Aug., 1794; d. 1860.
      v.   MEHITABLE LYON, b. Dec. 25, 17__.
      vi.   PATTY LYON, b. Sept. 17, 1781; d. 1807.
      vii.   HANNAH LYON, b. Sept. 6, 1789; d. 1850.
      viii.   NANCY LYON, b. June 23, 1792; d. 1850.

4.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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