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|Thomas LYON of Rye
Martha Johanna WINTHROP
|Notice: Four patrilineal line male descendants of our subject have been Y-DNA tested. Results indicate our subject is not closely related to Richard LYON of Fairfield or Henry LYON of Newark, long alleged to be his brothers. Please see this page for results.|
|Husband: Thomas LYON
Birth: Dec 1621, England
Death: 8 Nov 1690, Byram Neck, Greenwich, Fairfield Co., CT
Disposition: buried Lyon Cemetery, Byrum Neck, Greenwich, Fairfield Co., CT
Y-DNA Haplogroup: R1b-M269, probably R1b-BY3264
(Byram is an unincorporated village in Greenwich, CT. It remains a mystery, to me, why our subject is called, "Thomas of Rye" because the Town of Rye is in New York State, across the Byram River from Greenwich, CT.)
|Wife-1: Martha Johanna WINTHROP
Birth: 9 May 1630, Groton Manor, co. Suffolk, England
Death: ca. 1653, Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT
Uncle: John WINTHROP (1606-1676), Governor of Connecticut
Father: Henry WINTHROP (1608-1630), s/o John WINTHROP (1588-1649), Governor of Massachusetts
Stepfather: Robert FEAKE, founded Greenwich, Fairfield Co., CT, in 1640
Mother: Elizabeth FONES, d/o Thomas FONES & Ann WINTHROP
|Marriage-2: by 1654|
|Wife-2: Mary HOYT
Birth: 1635, Charlestown, MA
Death: Byrum Neck - Greenwich, Fairfield Co., CT
Other Spouse: m2. John WILSON
Father: Simon HOYT, s/o John & Ruth HOYT
Mother: Susanna SMITH
|Children with Martha WINTHROP:|
| 1. (Child) LYON, d. in infancy
2. Mary / Marie LYON, b. Aug 1649; d. bef. 1713; m. John WILLSON / WILSON
|Children with Mary HOYT — born in Fairfield Co., CT:|
| 3. Abigail
LYON, b. ca. 1654/5
4. John LYON, b. 1655
5. Thomas LYON, b. 1673
6. Samuel LYON; d. ca. 1713, Greenwich, Fairfield Co., CT; apparently unmarried
7. Joseph LYON, b. 1677; d. 21 Feb 1761, Fairfield Co., CT; m. Sarah __?__
8. Elizabeth LYON; d. bef. Nov 1713; m. John MARSHALL
9. Deborah LYON; m. Mr. CONE / COVE
10. Sarah LYON; m. Mr. MERRITT
|Keywords for search engines: genealogy; UK, United Kingdom, ENG, England; USA, US, United States, Connecticut, Massachusetts|
|Sources (n.b., Byrum Neck is in Greenwich, Fairfield Co., CT,
not Rye, NY):
1. Clarence Almon Torrey. 1997. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD. On p. 481:
2. Robert B. Miller & Albert Brown Lyons, eds. 1907. Lyon Memorial III: New York Families Descended from the Immigrant Thomas Lyon of Rye. Self-published. [W. Graham Printing Co., Detroit, MI.] 539 pp. (facsimile reprint available from Higginson Books; online at Ancestry.com, where images are not entirely readable):
. Lyon(s) Families Association of America: Database (on CD as of 22 Feb 2010; these are member submissions).
. David Dobson. 1985. Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825. Vol. 5. Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund CD-354). On p. 145:
. Donald A. Whyte. 1986. A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to the USA. Vol. 2. Magna Carta Book Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund CD-354). On p. 80:
. "English & Welsh Emigrant Index." The English Genealogist 4(2): 368-372 (Broderbund CD-354). On p. 370:
. Meredith B. Colket, Jr. 1975. Founders of Early American Families: Emigrants from Europe, 1607-1657. General Court of the Order of Founders and Patriots of America, Cleveland, OH (Broderbund CD-354). On p. 185:
. Colonial America, 1607-1789 CT Census Index (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):
. From the "Book Notices" of the July, 1909, issue of the The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 63, p. 303, reviewing: Robert B. Miller & A.B. Lyons, eds. 1907. New York Famililes descended from the immigrant Thomas Lyon of Rye, with introductory chapter by Dr. G.W.A. Lyon on the English Lyon families. William Graham Printing Co., Detroit, MI.
. Descendants of Simon Hoyt.
. Schneiderman, Faline. Nov 2014 - Jan 2016. Documentary Study: Byram Cemetery and Lyon Cemetery, Greenwich, CT. Historical Perspectives, Inc. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Westport, CT, for the Conservation Commission, Town of Greenwich, CT (PDF file online at www.greenwichct.org):
. Message Nos. 146, 148, 152 in the Lyon Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).
. Chris Lester's Lester Family Genealogy web site [link died], citing Lyon Memorial volume.
. Family TreeMaker. World Family Trees. Vol. 38, Pedigree No. 115.
. Encyclopedia Britannica CD 98.
. GEDCOM provided by descendant.
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