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Profiles

  • Aaron Lyon (1706 - 1746)
    Aaron LyonBirth: Jan. 11, 1706 Woodstock Windham County Connecticut, USA Death: May 24, 1746 Charlestown Sullivan County New Hampshire, USA Husband: Aaron LYON Birth: 11 Jan 1706/7, Woodstock, Windham ...
  • Aaron Lyon (1790 - 1792)
  • Aaron Lyon (1769 - 1854)
    Biography== Aaron Lyon was born in 1769 in Morristown, Morris, New Jersey. Aaron married Joanne Lyon . Together they had the following children:* Isaac Lyon ;* Aaron Woodruff Lyon ;* Susan Norris ;* Ja...
  • Abiel Lyon (deceased)
  • Abigail Lyon (Mallory) (1701 - 1779)
    Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Nov 25 2019, 19:50:04 UTC * Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy : Jan 8 2022, 13:20:32 UTC

About the De Lyon surname

origin

From an unidentiified source:

Although Sir Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk, perhaps the greatest herald genealogist, believed that his family were of Celtic origin and descended from a younger son of the Lamonts, the generally accepted view is that they descended from a French family called de Leon, who came north with Edgar, son of Malcolm II, at the end of the eleventh century to fight against his uncle, Donald Bane, the usurper of the throne. Edgar was triumphant, and de Leon received lands in Perthshire which were later called Glen Lyon.  Roger de Leonne witnessed a charter of Edgar to the Abbey at Dunfermline in 1105.

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