'Lyon03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Lyons of Antigua, Lyons-Montgomery of Belhavel, Lyons of Christchurch, Lyons of Cloncarron, Lyons of Ledestown, Lyons of Lyons, Lyons of River Lyons

William Lyons, 1st of Cloncarron, etc,. King's County (d 1633)
m. Margaret Moore of Croghan (great-aunt of 1st Earl of Charleville)
1. Charles Lyons of Cloncarron aka River Lyons
  A. Henry Lyons of River Lyons
  m. Anne Rochfort (dau of George Rochfort (by Elizabeth, dau of 3rd Earl of Drogheda), sister of Robert, Earl of Belvedere)
  i. Anne Lyons
  m. John Nixon
  ii. Elizabeth Lyons
  m. (07.1762) Robert Barry (MP for Charleville)
  iii. Henrietta Lyons
m. (1780) Robert Garden
  B. John Lyons of Antigua then of Ledestown, co Westmeath (a 1715, Major)
  m. Elizabeth Williams (dau of Henry Williams (Deputy-Governor of Antigua), widow of Lt. Col. Richard Ashe)
  i. Charles Lyons of Ledestown, Sheriff of co. Westmeath
  m. (1723) Christiana Mason (dau of Robert Mason of Mason Brook)
  a. John Lyons of Ledestown, Sheriff (a 1778)
  m. (1765) Caroline Degennes (dau of Lt. Col. John Degennes of Portarlington)
(1) Charles John Lyons (b 1766, dvp 05.1796, Captain)
  m. (1791) Mary Anne Levinge (d 1855, dau of Sir Richard Levinge, 4th Bart, m2. Anthony Adams Reilly of Roebuck)
  (A) John Charles Lyons of Ledestown, Sheriff (b 22.08.1792, d 09.1874, Captain) had issue
  m1. (14.03.1820) Penelope Melesina Tuite (dau of Hugh Tuite of Sonna)
  m2. (12.11.1856) Frances Ellen Walsh (dau of Thomas Walsh of Belleview)
  (2) Tenison Lyons (b 1769, d 1832, Captain, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (1812) Eleanor Frazer (dau of David Frazer)
  (3) Margaret Christiana Lyons
  m. (1806) Rev. Samuel Armstrong
  (4) Caroline Lyons (d 11.03.1856)
  m. (1812) Mark Anthony Levinge (d 1847)
(5)+ other issue (d unm) - John Robert (d 1801, Captain), Henry (d young)
  b. Margaret Lyons
  m. (1764) Theophilus Bolton
  c.+ other issue (d unm) - Charles (d 1799, Major), Alicia
  ii. John Lyons of Drogheda (Captain)
  m. Dorothea Montgomery (d 1763, dau of Hugh Montgomery, son of Sir Thomas of the Middle Temple)
a. John Lyons (d unm 17.03.1745)
  b. Hugh Lyons, later Montgomery Lyons, Sheriff of Drogheda (d 1792)
  m. (02.1773) Catherine Hamilton (dau of 4th Viscount Boyne)
  (1) Hugh Lyons, later Lyons-Montgomery of Belhaval, co Leitrim (d 26.04.1826) had issue
  m. (27.01.1812) Eliza Blacker (dau of Stewart Blacker of Carrickblader (Dean of Leighlin), m2. _ de Champre)
  (2) Charles Lyons (d 03.09.1859, rector of Innismagrath) had issue
  m. (26.06.1815) Emily Nixon (dau of Humphrey Nixon of Nixon Lodge, niece of Sir John Stewart, 1st Bart)
  (3) Georgina Lyons
  m. (19.10.1797) Jones W. Irwin of Streamstown
  (A) Anne Irwin probably of this generation
  m. Nathaniel Cooper of Cooper Hill (b 1802, d 1852)
  (B) Catherine Irwin probably of this generation
  m. Hugh Cooper (d 1844)
  (4) Elizabeth Lyons
  m. (1795) Nathaniel Cooper of Cooper Hill (Captain)
  (5) Catherine Lyons (d 1825)
  m. (03.1799) Thomas Norman (d 1833)
  c. Charles Lyons (Captain, Town Major of Halifax in Nova Scotia)
m. Sophia
  (1) Clementina Eliza Lyons
  m1. (1820) Rev. David Daniel of Chelsea
  m2. John Auchmuty (rector of Trim)
  (2) Louisa Rose Lyons
  m. (1817) Edward B. Murray
  (3)+ other issue - John Albert George (b 03.03.1787, RN), Edward (b 13.02.1802, d unm 03.04.1836, Captain), Frances Boadicia Louisa 9b 01.07.1788, d young?), Mary Ann Dorothea Sophia
  iii. Henry Lyons of Belmont
  a. Louisa Lyons
  m. (23.10.1752) Chambre Brabazon Ponsonby (d 20.12.1762)
  iv. Samuel Lyons of Antigua
  v. Margaret Lyons
m. Hans Widman of Hanstoun
  vi. Mary Lyons
  m. Hugh Bowen of Mullingar
  vii. Anne Lyons
  m. Isaac Smith of Anneville
  viii. Elizabeth Lyons
  m. Glasgow Thompson
C. Samuel Lyons of Antigua his line followed by BP1870
  i. Henry Lyons 'of Lyons' of Antigua & Philadelphia
  m. (24.08.1690) Sarah Winthrop (dau of Samuel Winthrop, grandson of John, Governor of New England)
  a. ?? Lyons
  The following William & Sarah are thought to be probably of this family. However, given that Sarah is identified as sister & heir of William, it is thought likely that they were not siblings of the John shown below but as of this generation.
(1) William Lyons of Antigua & Philadephia
  (2) Sarah Lyons
  m. (1748) Main Swete Walrond of Montrath, 5th Marquis de Vallado (b c1725, d 1764)
  b. ?? Lyons
  (1) John Lyons of Lyons (Antigua) & Sturtlow House (Huntingdonshire) (b 31.08.1731, d 30.01.1775)
  m. (01.02.1753) Jane Harman (dau of Col. S. Harman of Harmans, Antigua)
  (A) John Lyons of Lyons (Antigua) & St. Austins (Hampshire) (3rd son)
  m1. (1784) Catharine Walrond (dau of Main Swete Walrond of Montrath by Sarah, sister/heir of William Lyons)
  (i) John Lyons (b 01.09.1787, Vice Admiral RN)
  m1. Caroline Bowen (dau of Major _ Bowen)
  m2. (31.08.1865) Anna Maria ?? (widow of Col. John Lealand Mowatt)
  (ii) Edmund Lyons, 1st Baron Lyons of Christchurch (Hampshire) (b 21.11.1790, d 23.11.1858, 4th son) had issue
  m. (18.07.1814) Augusta Louisa Rogers (d 10.03.1852, dau/coheir of Captain Josias Rogers)
  (iii) William Mills Lyons (b 1797, 6th son)
  m. Mary Adams (dau of J. Adams)
  (iv) Humphrey Lyons (b 08.07.1802, Major General, 8th son) had issue
  m. Eliza Benentt (d 17.03.1859, dau of Henry Bennet of Fir Grove, Liverpool, by Matilda)
  (v) Charles Bethel Lyons
  m. Henrietta (widow of Capt. _ Sockett)
  (vi) Caroline Lyons
  m. Henry Shepherd Pearson
  (vii)+ other issue - Theodore (d unm 1825), Henry (d Copenhagen 18.08.1807), George Rose (d 1828), Maine Walrond (d Navarino 1827), Anne (d unm), Catharine (d 30.12.1857)
  m2. (17.05.1804) Elizabeth Robbins (d 1821, dau of W. Robbins)
  (xiii) Samuel Athill Lyons (Colonel) had issue
  m. Sophia Logie (dau of Colonel _ Logie)
  (xiv)+ other issue - Edward Robinson (d unm 1849, Captain), Frances Walrond
  (B)+ other issue

Main source(s): BP1870 (Lyons), BLGI1912 (Lyons of Ledestown), BIFR1976 (Lyons-Montgomery), BLGI1912 (Lyons Montgomery of Belhavel)
Back to top of page