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Loyalist Directory: Joseph Oliver (Brother of John) Lyon

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Surname : Lyon
Given name : Joseph Oliver (Brother of John)
Rank : Captain
Where Resettled : Kingston Kings Co., NB
Status as Loyalist :  
Proof of Loyalty : 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 : New York Volunteers (Captain Bernard Kane's Company)
Enlistment Date :  
Date & Place of Birth : 1728 Redding Connecticut
Settled before war :  
Date & Place of Death : 1812 Kingston, NB
Place of Burial :  
Wife Name : 1st Lois Sanford, 2nd Sarah Bulkley
Children : By 1st wife: Augustus, Lucy
By 2nd wife Sarah, Jane, Joseph
Biography : Farmer in Connecticut and member Redding Loyalist Association signatory to the Redding Resolves document. One of the guides on the British/Loyalist raids on Danbury and Fairfield. Participated in the British/Loyalist capture of Savannah Georgia.
Proven Descendants :  
Military Info :  
Loyalist Genealogy :  
Family History : Brother of John Lyon and Reuben Lyon (proven Loyalists)
Family Genealogy :  
Sources : Reference letters S; K; M;
Former place of abode Connecticut

Muster Roll NY Volunteers (Savannah campaign)
Last Will and Testament dated Jan 6 1813
Loyalist Claim for Compensation 1787
Loyalist Land Grant Records for Kingston Parish NB

Information submitted by Stephen McDonald
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