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Loyalist Directory: John (brother of Joseph) Lyon

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Surname : Lyon
Given name : John (brother of Joseph)
Rank : Captain
Where Resettled : St. John, NB;
Kingston NB
Status as Loyalist : Proven
Proof of Loyalty : Loyalist Claim, Lyon Memorial
NYGBS; V37 N4 Oct 1906;
TheShipsList
Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) : Farmer; Passenger on the Union transport from NY state to St. John NB in 1783
Regiment : 1776-77 Queen's Rangers
1777-82 General Brown's Prince of Wales American Volunteers
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : b. 1739
Settled before war : Redding Ridge, Connecticut
Date & Place of Death : 13 December 1818 at Kingston
Place of Burial : Trinity Church cemetery Kingston
Wife Name : m. 20 September 1761 Marries Hepzibeth Betts b 1740 d 25 September 1817
Children : John (8 July 1762);
Abigail (31 May 1764);
Reuben (3 June 1766);
Sabra (2 August 1768);
Ruth (31 July 1770);
Peter (2 May 1773);
George (14 June 1776 -- 5 November 1780); and
William Henry (2 June 1782)
Biography : Four page biography by Stephen Davidson
Proven Descendants : New Brunswick 2007.01.08; Toronto 1975.10.21
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy :  
Family History : For more information on John and Hepzibeth Lyon,: read "The Burdens of Loyalty" available as an e-book at www.loonielink.com
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Reference letters A; M;
Former place of abode Reading, Connecticut

Additional information submitted by Stephen Davidson and Stephen McDonald sfmcdonald76@gmail.com
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