"Lyon, Thomas. Born abt. 1621, d. at Greenwich in 1690; m. (1) Martha Winthrop, dau. of Henry and Elizabeth (Fones) Winthrop, and granddau. of the first Gov. Winthrop,...He m. (2) Mary Hoyt, dau. of Simon."
"The sixth on the list of emigrants, is John Lyon, who was at Salem....[eighth emigrant] Then came another English Lyon from Yorkshire, who appeared on Byram River, 1640, antedating the advent in that locality of the Scotch Thomas Lyon by thirty-three years (?)"