The following is a paraphrased extract of information from the
Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700
Frank R Holmes, Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore 1964
LYON The English family founded by Sir Roger de Leanne, born
France, came to England with William the Conqueror.
William, son of William, baptised Heston, county Middlesex,
England, 1620; 1635 came to New England at the age of fourteen with
the family of Issac Heath on a ship called HOPEWELL; settled at
NOTE: Issac Heath came from Little Amwell on a ship named HOPWELL
William Heath came from Little Amwell on a ship named LYON
George, freeman, Dorchester, 1669, afterwards at Milton, Mass.
Henry, came from Glen Lyon, Perthshire, Scotland, to Milford, Mass,
1648; moved to Fairfield, Conn, 1652.
James, resident Roxbury, Mass, 1683.
John, at Salem, Mass, 1638; granted land at Marblehead, Mass, 1648.
Peter, freeman, Dorchester, Mass, 1649;
Richard, brother of James, settled at Fairfield, Conn, 1649.
Thomas, brother of Richard, at Fairfield, Conn, 1654-70.