Monthly Archives: May 2012

THE STORY OF THE FAMILY LYON

THE STORY OF THE FAMILY LYON “The Scots Peerage” by Somerville/Winton 1911 A History of the Noble Families of Scotland. Lyon, Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne. Like some other noble families in Scotland, that of Lyon is assigned a Norman … Continue reading

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Lyon Families of various locations

Lyon of Auldbar. Information from Burke’s “History of the Commoner”,Vol 4. Found in Cardiff Library. LYON, JOHN, Esq. representative of the family, succeeded hid father, David Lyon,Esq. of Portland Place,London and of Jamaica, in June 1827. ARMS: Argent, a lion … Continue reading

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Debrett’s Illustrated Peerage

STRATHMORE AND KINGHORNE, EARL OF. Information from "Debrett’s Illustrated Peerage" 1943, page 973-74. Found in Cardiff Library. STRATHMORE AND KINGHORNE, EARL OF. (BOWES-LYON) [Earl S. 1606 and 1677, Earl UK. 1937] Claude George Bowes-Lyon, KG.,KT.,GCVO., 14th Earl; born 14th March … Continue reading

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EARL OF STRATHMORE AND KINGHORNE

STRATHMORE. Information from "Burke’s, Peerage and Baronetage, 1967" page 2399. Found in Cardiff Library. THE 16th EARL OF STRATHMORE AND KINGHORNE, Timothy Bowes-Lyon, Viscount Lyon and Baron Glamis, Tannadyce, Sidlaw and Strathdichtie in Scotland; Baron Bowes of Streatlam Castle in … Continue reading

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Hall of Names

Information from the Hall of Names The Hall of Names Ltd. 205 St.John’s Hall, Battersea, London, SW11 1st. "The Ancient History of the Distinguished Lyon Surname" The ancient chronicles of Scotland reveal the early records of the name Lyon as … Continue reading

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Rear Admiral Sir Edmund Lyons

"A Naval Biographical Dictionary" W R O’Byrne. 1849. Information found in Cardiff Library. Lyons, Edmund. 1st Baron Lyons 1790-1858. LYONS, Bart.,GCB.,KCH.,KSL.,KCRG., (Captain, 1814. F.P,1819: HP,1827) Sir Edmund Lyons, born 21 Nov.1790, is second surviving son of the late John Lyons,Esq. … Continue reading

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The Lyons of Ledestown

Information found in the Society of Genealogists, London Upper Library in Document Collection Lineage of the Family of Lyons of Warkworth Castle,Northants, Ledestown Hall,Westmeath, St.Austins Park,Hants and Cherryhinton Hall,Cambs. (Descent from the Norman family of Lyons of Warkworth is supposition … Continue reading

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The Lyons of Cossins and Wester Ogil

"The Lyons of Cossins and Wester Ogil" Cadets of Glamis by Andrew Ross 1901. The House of Lyon, Origin and Early Notices. According to the family tradition the Lyons came to Scotland from France, by way of England, in the … Continue reading

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LYON FAMILY in Pennsylvania

I. JOHN LYON,1 with his family, emigrated from Knniskil- len, county Fermanagh, Province of Ulster, Ireland, to the Province of Pennsylvania, in the year 17(53, and settled in Camber- land county, now Milford township, Juniata county, about two miles west … Continue reading

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Notebook on Lyon/Shay Family History

Notebook on Lyon/Shay Family History By Laura Jessie Shay Lyon Part One Lyon Family History From Sam Lyon, Greenbriar, TN With information added from US Census as noted.

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