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Sarah Lyon (Brooks)

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Scituate, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
Death: April 25, 1711 (64)
Scituate, Plymouth County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sgt. Gilbert Brooks, of Rehoboth and Elizabeth Brooks
Wife of Thomas Grant; Thomas Grant and Samuel Lyon
Mother of John Grant; Gilbert Grant; John Grant and David Grant
Sister of Elizabeth Stevens; Mary Colburne; Rachel Wiggin; Phebe Manley; Bathsheba Walker and 3 others

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About Sarah Lyon

In 1666 or 1667 Thomas Grant married Sarah Brook (or Brooks). Sarah was born 21-Jun-1646 in Scituate, Mass. the second of nine daughters of Gilbert Brook. Gilbert Brook left London for America in the ship Blessing in 1635, m. Elizabeth Symonds (b. 4-Sep-1628 Plymouth, Mass. d. 30-Jun-1695 Rehoboth, Mass.)

Thomas lived in Rumford, Mass., now known as Rumford, or East Providence, R. I. Sarah Grant, his wife, is recorded as having had employment sweeping out the Meeting House during the last six years of Thomas’s life, 1684-1690. The Meeting House built in 1674 had stocks for disciplinary purposes in the front yard. It was Congregational as well as governmental.

Sarah and Thomas had seven children: Mary, Sarah, Gilbert, John, Hannah, David, and a child who died young.

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Sarah Lyon's Timeline

June 21, 1646
Scituate, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
June 21, 1646
Scituate, Plymouth, Mass
August 5, 1672
Age 26
January 24, 1676
Age 29
Rehoboth, Massachusetts, United States
January 21, 1677
Age 30
Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Age 36
Rehoboth, MA, United States
April 25, 1711
Age 64
Scituate, Plymouth County, Province of Massachusetts