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Mary Eliza Lyon (Hoyt)

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: 1692 (56)
Simsbury, Hartfort County, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Byram Neck, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Simon Hoyt and Susannah Hoyt
Wife of Nathan Sargent and Thomas Rye Lyon
Mother of Abigail Banks; John Lyon; Samuel Lyon; Deborah Coe; Sarah Merritt and 4 others

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About Mary Eliza Lyon

DNA testing proved that Mary Hoyt did not marry Thomas Lyon or Nehemiah Sargent.

Disconnected 6/21/2017


Name: Mary Hoyte Surname: Hoyte Given Name: Mary Sex: F Birth: 20 Sep 1635 in Charlestown,Suffolk,Massachusetts Death: 1692 in Byram Neck-Greenwich,Connecticutt

   Marriage: 1
   HOYT FAMILY HISTORY Notes by professional genealogist Robin Bush of Somerset UK [re: Simon Ho yt(e)] In the Stamford Town Records there is on file an interesting document relating to th e distribution of Susanna Hoyt's estate. It is dated December 1, 1674, and signed by her seve ral sons and sons-in-law as follows: Moses Hoyt, Joshua Hoyt, Samuel Hoyt, Benjamin Hoyt, Tho mas Lyon, Samuel Finch, Samuel Firman. Witness Abram Finch and Jonas Seely.--from the Lyon Me morial, New York Families descended for the immigrant Thomas Lyon, of Rye, New York. Editor : Robert B. Miller of Detroit, MI and Assoc. Editor: A.B. Lyons, M.D. of Detroit, MI. Press o f William Grahan Printing Co., 1907.
   Marriage: 2
   Source: Source: Doug Sinclair archives,
   Source: 2nd Marriage for Mary Hote, Nathan Sargent
   Online web page;
   Mary?s second husband Thomas Lyon was born in 1621. His first wife was Martha Johanna Winthro p, the only child of Elizabeth Fones Winthro p and her husband Henry Winthrop , second son o f Governor John Winthrop of theMassachusetts Ba y Colony . Martha had been born May 9 , 1630 at Groton Manor, the Winthrop home in England, and as an infant sailed to the Massachu setts Bay Colony with her mother, arriving November 2, 1631. In the early 1640?s, the young M artha moved with her parents to their newly-acquired property encompassing the area known no w as Old Greenwich in Fairfield County, CT. Mart ha married Thomas Lyon circa 1647, and they had one child, Mary Lyon, born August 1649. Havin g battled frail health for some years, Martha (Winthrop) Lyon died in her early twenties, lik ely in 1653. Thomas Lyon remarried in 1654 to Mary Hoyt, daughter of Simon Hoyt of Stamford , CT. Thomas Lyon died in Greenwich in 1690, and was buried in the old Lyon family burying gr ound at Byram Neck. His will left extensive land holdings in the area to his children, includ ing his son Thomas Lyon. Mary?s second husband Nehemiah Sargent.
   ***Note on Mary's First husband this article said that this was ther same Mary Hote, marryin g Luke Hill, but I have listed Luke Hill under Simon's other marriage of Mary Hoyte b. 1623 . THis Mary Hoyte was b. Sept. 20, 1635, some 12 yrs. later. -jehoyt 2013

Change Date: 20 Nov 2013 at 00:38:24

Father: Simon Hoyt Hoyte The Immigrant b: 20 Jan 1590 in West Hatch,Somersetshire Co.,England Mother: Susannah Smith b: BEF 1617 in Unknown, possibly from Somersetshire Co., England

Marriage 1 Thomas Lyon b: 1621 in England

   Married: 1654 in Greenwich,CT


   Has Children Abigail Lyon b: ABT 1654 in Fairfield,CT
   Has Children John Lyon b: ABT 1655
   Has No Children Samuel Lyon b: ABT 1659
   Has No Children Deborah Lyon b: ABT 1661
   Has No Children Sarah Lyon b: ABT 1669
   Has Children Thomas Lyon b: 1673 in Stamford,CT
   Has Children Elizabeth Lyon b: ABT 1675 in Greenwich,CT
   Has No Children Joseph Lyon b: ABT 1677

Marriage 2 Nehemiah Sargent


Mary Hoyt (Simon)45,46 was born Abt. 1630 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co,MA, and died in Byram Neck-Greenwich, CT. She married ThomasLyon47,48,49,50 Abt. 1654 in Greenwich, CT. Thomas Lyon is buried at LyonCemetery, Byram Neck-Greenwich, CT

Children of Mary Hoyt and Thomas Lyon are: + 45 i. Abigail Lyon, born 1654-1655 in Fairfield Co, CT; died Aft. 04May 1703 in Greenwich, CT. 46 ii. John Lyon, Sr51, born in Fairfield Co, CT; died 1736 in ByramNeck-Greenwich, CT. He married Rebecca Hull51 1695-1713 in Fairfield, CT. 47 iii. Elizabeth Lyon52, born in Fairfield Co, CT. She married JohnMarshall53. 48 iv. Deborah Lyon54, born in Fairfield Co, CT. She married Mr Cove orCone. 49 v. Sarah Lyon54, born in Fairfield Co, CT. She married Mr Merritt. 50 vi. Samuel Lyon54, born in Fairfield Co, CT; died 1713 in Greenwich,CT. Apparently never married. 51 vii. Joseph Lyon54, born 1677 in Fairfield Co, CT; died 1761 inFairfield Co, CT. He married Sarah. + 52 viii. Thomas Lyon, born 1673 in Stamford, CT; died Bef. 01 May 1739in [near] Byram Bridge-Greenwich, CT.


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Mary Eliza Lyon's Timeline

September 20, 1635
Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 18
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Age 22
Fairfield, Connecticut Colony
Age 23
Age 25
Greenwich, New Haven Colony
Age 27
Age 33
Age 37
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Age 39
Greenwich, Connecticut