Directory of Ancestral Heads of New England Families

Extract from
Directory of Ancestral Heads of New England Families (1620-1700)
by Frank R Holmes

George Lyon
freeman of Dorchester Massachusetts (1669)
afterwards at Milton Massachusetts

Henry Lyon
came from Glen Lyon Perthshire Scotland to Milton Massachusetts (1648)
[The assertion that Henry came from Glen Lyon is not true. According to the Glen Lyon Historical Society no one with the surname of Lyon has ever lived in or owned land in Glen Lyon.]
removed to Fairfield Connecticut (1652)

James Lyon
Resident of Roxbury Massachusetts (1683)

John Lyon
at Salem Massachusetts (1638)
granted land at Marblehead Massachusetts (1648)
[rumored  afterwards as having returned to England]

Peter Lyon
freeman of Dorchester Massachusetts (1649)

Richard Lyon
brother to James Lyon
settled at Fairfield Connecticut (1649)

Thomas Lyon
brother to preceding
at Fairfield Connecticut (1654-70)

William Lyon son of William Lyon
baptized Heston County Middlesex England (1620)
[baptismal record actually dated 1621]
[reportedly] came to New England at the age of fourteen with the family of Isaac Heath
settled at Roxbury Massachusetts

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