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Lyon & Lyons Family Notes, Co. Tyrone 1827-73

Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia

April 17 1827


We are sorry to state, that on the evening of Wednesday last, as JOHN LYONS of this town [Strabane], was on his return from Derry, and when about three miles on his way, it is supposed he fell asleep, and falling from his cart, was killed on the spot. He was a young man of a good character, and has left a mother to bewail her loss, being her only support

May 29 1830

[Died] On Sunday, the 23rd inst., at Springvale, parish of Leck, in the 67th year of her age, MARGARET, relict of the late MR. GEORGE LYON

November 9 1833

[Died] On Monday morning last, the 4th inst., MR. WILLIAM LYONS, of Strabane

September 29 1838

[Died] At Strabane, on Monday last, MARTHA, daughter of the late GEORGE LYONS, of Springville, near Ballymagorry, Esq

July 3 1847

[Died] In Strabane, on Monday week, very suddenly, MRS. LYONS, relict of the late MR. LYONS

November 16 1855

[Married] On the 8th inst., in the Second Presbyterian church, Ardstraw, by the Rev. Andrew Maxwell, A.M., MR. WILLIAM LYONS, Carnone [Co. Donegal], to REBECCA, fourth daughter of MR. JAMES McFARLAND, Whitehouse

January 6 1860

[Married] December 22, in the Second Presbyterian Church, Donagheady, by Rev. F.J. Porter, MR. WILLIAM LYONS, to NANCY, daughter of MR. GEORGE LOVE, Gortinvey

March 2 1860

[Married] February 23, in the Presbyterian Church, Banagher [Co. Londonderry], by the Rev. Robert L. Rodgers, MR. ALEXANDER EATON, Ballyneanor, near Dunamana, to ELIZABETH, eldest daughter of the late MR. JOHN LYONS, of Ballinahedin, Feeny

June 28 1861

[Died] May 24, at Port Clinton, Pennsylvania, aged 49 years, MR. JAMES LYON, merchant son of the late MR. JOHN LYON, of Strabane. Deceased emigrated from Strabane about thirty years ago

July 19 1861

[Died] July 8th, at Straw, near Newtownstewart, REBECCA FRANCES, infant daughter of MR. ROBERT LYONS, aged 1 year and 5 months

March 1 1864

[Died] February 27, JOHN LYON, ESQ., aged 29 years. His remains will be removed from his late residence, Gilmour's Lane [Londonderry], for interment in Leckpatrick burying ground, on Tuesday morning, 1st March, 1864, at ten o'clock

Feb 23 1866

[Married] February 22, in the Parish Church, Donagheady, by the Rev. G.T. Thomas, Rector, JOHN LYON KNOX, ESQ., Ballyskeagh, Strabane, to JULIA, second daughter of DAVID GEORGE ELLIS, ESQ., Benoan, Donemana

April 6 1866

[Married] March 22, in the First Presbyterian Church, Omagh, by the Rev. Josias Mitchell, assisted by the Rev. John Arnold, THOMAS LYONS, ESQ., Mayne House, to ISABELLA, daughter of MR. JOHN CALDWELL, Drumragh, Omagh

May 4 1866

[Died] May 1, at Edymore, near Strabane, MR. GUSTAVUS LYON, aged 64 years

December 25 1866

[Married] On the 20th December, at Droit Meeting House, by the Rev. Thomas Johnston, WILLIAM HOOD, ESQ., of Straw, to ANNIE JANE, eldest daughter of ROBERT LYONS, ESQ., of Straw House, Newtownstewart

December 3 1867

[Married] November 21, in the Crossroads Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. John Gilmour, MR. WILLIAM LYONS, Carnoney, Omagh, to MISS MARGARET McFARLAND, Carrigans, Omagh

May 21 1867

[Birth] On the 13th May, at Mayne, Omagh, the wife of MR. JAMES LYONS, of a daughter

January 20 1873

[Birth] January 11, at Mayne, Omagh, the wife of MR. JAMES LYONS, of a son

August 25 1873

[Died] August 13, at the residence of his mother, Correnary, Omagh, ANDREW J. LYONS, aged 29 years

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