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Robert Lyons (1790 - 1867)

Robert Lyons
Born in Cornwallis Township, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
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Husband of — married 7 Oct 1813 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 76 in Kings, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Sep 2009
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Robert Lyons was born on March 24, 1790 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, Canada, the son of David Lyons (abt. 1759–1812) and Elizabeth Ratchford (1762–1843). His Birth date was listed in the Lyons family Bible of Roy E. Lyons, Jr.; Recorded at his home on Scots Bay Road, Canning, Nova Scotia by Marsha Auger on April 15, 1979.

Robert Lyons, the son of David and Betsey Lyons, was Baptized on 5 July 1795 in Horton, Nova Scotia. [1]


Robert Lyons (23), the son of David and Elizabeth Lyons, married Elizabeth Skinner (23) (born November 11, 1789; daughter of Charles Skinner Sr. (1748–abt. 1837) and Sarah (Osborne) Skinner (1760–1848)) on October 7, 1813 in Cornwallis Township, Kings, Nova Scotia. [2] [3]

They had nine children. [4]

Their son, Robert Jones Lyons, was born about 1823 , and he died on 29 March 1886.

Their son, Noble J. Lyons, 39, and Mary Jane Winsby, 25, were married in 1872 in Berwick, Kings, Nova Scotia. [5]

Robert J. Lyons, 76, died on 15 January 1867 in Springwille, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was born about 1791 in Cornwallis. [6]


  1. "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 27 May 2021), Robert Lyon, 1795.
  2. "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 1 July 2022), Robert Lyons, 1813.
  3. "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 1 July 2022), Robt. Lyons, 1813.
  4. FamilySearch Person: GDCL-PD4
  5. "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 1 July 2022), Robt Lyons in entry for Noble J Lyons, 11 Jul 1872; citing Marriage, Berwick, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada, Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax; FHL microfilm 004059107.
  6. "Canada, Nova Scotia Deaths, 1864-1877", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 July 2021), Robert J Lyons, 1867.

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