David Lyons
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David Lyons (1749 - 1812)

David Lyons
Born in Cornwallis, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 25 May 1779 in Cornwallis, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 63 in Nova Scotia, Canadamap
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Biography

David was born in 1749. He is the son of Samuel Lyon and Abigail Crane.

David Lyons was born in 1749 in Morristown Morris, New Jersey, United States. This profile originally showed birth place as Cornwallis, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada. Marking it as Uncertain. He was the son of Samuel Lyon and Abigail Crane.

David may have been born in 1748 or 1759 Most references list his birthplace as Cornwallis, NS. He married Elizabeth Ratchford May 25, 1779 at Cornwallis. They had at least 11 children. He died in 1812 at Cornwallis and may have been buried at Pereau Cemetery. [1] [2] The FamilySearch family tree shows his parents as Samuel Lyons and Abigail Crane.

David Lyons (19) married Elizabeth Ratchford (16) (born 1762 in Cornwallis, Kings Co.; daughter of Thomas Ratchford (1741–abt. 1814) and Desire (Gore) Ratchford (1740–1813)) on May 25, 1779 in Cornwallis, Kings, Nova Scotia. [3] [4]

David Lyons and Elizabeth Ratchford were married in Cornwallis on May 5, 1779. This marriage date is recorded in the Township records of Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada (possibly the marriage license date?).

Children:

On April 6, 1803, David Lyons purchased land in the whitewater area near the Pereau River from Thomas M. Beckwith.

David died on June 20, 1812 in Cornwallis, aged 52. (FamilySearch)

David's death is listed as June 20, 1812 in the index of probate records for Kings County, Nova Scotia (1784-1949.) David's residence is listed as Cornwallis. The place of death is blank. David's wife, Elisabeth, is listed as his heir. The File ID is ADM L-3 and the ID is ADM L-3.

Sources

  1. FamilySearch Person: K6SQ-2Rr
  2. FindAGrave (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/226158719/david-lyons)
  3. "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6Z3J-WZX9 : 1 July 2022), David Lions, 1779.
  4. "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6Z3H-2JGC : 1 July 2022), David Lions, 1779.
  5. "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6ZZT-DVQF : 27 May 2021), David Lyon in entry for Robert Lyon, 1795.
  • Vital Statistics of Nova Scotia 1763-1957
  • www.genealogy.com for David Lyons and Elizabeth Ratchford
  • Pereau Cemetery archives
  • The History of Kings Co., Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton page 738
  • The Nova Scotia Eatons
  • Family search




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Lyon-7958 and Lyons-27 appear to represent the same person because: Potential duplicate - same parents, siblings, LNAB = spelling !!!
posted by Hans Hofmann

Rejected matches › David A. LyonsDavid Line (1753-1814)

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