Thomas Lyons
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Thomas Ratchford Lyons (1780 - 1859)

Thomas Ratchford Lyons
Born in Cornwallis Park, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married Mar 1802 in Halifax, Nova Scotiamap
Husband of — married 1818 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 79 in Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Sep 2009 | Last significant change: 3 Aug 2022
02:45: Angela (Hussey) Pugh merged Thomas Ratchford Lyons (1780-1859) into Thomas Ratchford Lyons (1780-1859). (Lyons-920 into Lyons-30: Clear duplicate.) [Thank Angela for this | 1 thank-you received]
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From the bio of f-a-g:

"Thomas Ratchford Lyons was the son of David Lyons, 1759–1812 and Elizabeth Ratchford, 1762–1843.

He married Ann Skinner, 1782–1815 (daughter of Charles Skinner and Sarah Osborne) on 5 Oct 1802 in , Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

After her death, he married Ann Griffin, 1790–1858 (daughter of James Chipman Griffin and Sarah Harris) on 21 May 1818 in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada."


  1. Ruth LYONS Newcombe, 1784–1865
  2. Mary Lyons Newcomb, 1788–1871
  3. Ann Ratchford LYONS Atkinson. 1794–1863
  4. Joseph Borden Lyons, 1800–1877


  1. Isabella Lyons Bill, 1806–1872
  2. David Lyons, 1808–1865
  3. James Herbert Lyons, 1818–1863
  4. Cinderella Amelia Lyons Newcomb, 1820–1910
  5. Thomas Milton Lyons, 1828–1901
  6. Lucinda R Lyons Brown, 1832–1897
  7. Maria S Lyons Pratt, 1837–1898

Burial: Westcock Cemetery, Westcock, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada


  • Birth date from Lyons family bible of Roy E. Lyons, Jr. Recorded at his home on Scots Bay Road, Canning, Nova Scotia on April 15, 1979 by Marsha Auger.
  • "Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2014), Thomas Lyons and Ann Skinner, 1802, Marriage; citing p. 1760, volume 1800, , Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax.
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