Family:Ebenezer Lyon and Elizabeth Winans (1)

10 Jul 1766

Children of Capt. Ebenezer & Elizabeth (Winans) Lyon:


CAPTAIN EBENEZER LYON [Henry1] was born at Newark, N.J. in 1670, and died at Elizabethtown March 13, 17(38/)39. He married Elizabeth, baptized in N.Y. City Dutch Reformed Church, March 28, 1671, daughter of John and Susannah (Melyn) Winans, who was born 1668, and died July 1, 1739. They were both buried in the churchyard of the old First Presbyterian Church at Elizabethtown. Ebenezer Lyon was Captain of the sloop " Three Sisters" from Amboy, N.J. to Boston, Mass. from 1723-25, and of the sloop "Dove" 1726-33. In 1694, he was one of the Associates of Elizabethtown. He was a soldier in the Albany Expedition, 1698.
The will of Ebenezer Lyon of Elizabethtown, N.J. is dated Jan. 22, 1738-9. It mentions wife, Elizabeth (bequest of L50, etc.); children: Elizabeth, wife of Ephraim Clark; Darkis (Dorcas ?), wife of Ebenezer Stebbins; Susanna, wife of David Morehouse; Ebenezer Lyon, and ___, wife of John Thompson; ; grandchildren: Peter Lyon, Ebenezer Wade, Bethia Winans, Samuel and David Man(n), Elizabeth, Ephraim, Hannah, Darkis, Henry, Riderous, Nathaniel, and Ichabod Clark, Elizabeth and Hannah Thompson, David and Joanna Morehouse, and Cornelius, Abigail and Jacob Stebbins....

Phebe; m. John Thompson
Elizabeth; m. Ephraim Clark
Darkis (Dorcas); m. Ebenezer Stebbens
Susannah; m. David Morehouse
Daughter, m. ___ Mann
Daughter, m. ___ Wade
Bethia, b. 1713 d. 1766, m. (1) John Winans (cousin) b. 1708 d. 1733; (2) Joseph Foster; (3) Ichabod Grumman, Sr.

From: WINANS FAMILY GENEALOGY, Alice (Winans)(Egy) Woolley

ELIZABETH WINANS b ca 1669 d 1 July 1739 baptised 28 Mar 1671 in the N. Y. Dutch Church. She md Capt. Ebenezer Lyon b ca 1670 d 31 Mar 1739 buried at Elizabethtown, N. J. He was the son of Henry and Elizabeth (Bateman) Lyon and was b at Newark, N. J. His will dated 22 Jan 1738/9 with codicil dated 17 Mar 1738/9 proved 16 May 1739. Elizabeth and Capt. Ebenezer are buried side by side in the Presbyterian Church Yard at Eiizabethtown, N. J. They had the following children:

1. Elizabeth Lyon md Ephraim Clark.
2. Dorcas Lyon md Ebenezer Stebbins.
3. Ebenezer Lyon md Abigail _____ who died before 1737.
4. Hannah or Martha Lyon md John Thompson Jr.
5. Susanna Lyon md (l) Benjamin Wade md (2) David Morehouse b 1669 d 12 Dec 1739 in 51st year. His will dated 15 June 1739 proved 24 Dec 1739. Susanna d ca June 1777 as her will was dated 6 Oct 1776 proved 21 June 1777.
6. Bethia Lyon b ca 1713 d 10 July 1766 age 53 md (1) John Winans her 1st cousin whose line was (1-8-1), md (2) Joseph Foster son of Nathan Foster and Mary (Lyon) Foster. He was b ca 1715 d 18 Aug 1742. Bethia md (3) Ichabod Gruman Sr. b ca 1724 d 16 Dec 1788 in his 65th year, buried at Elizabethtown, N.J.
7. Abigail Lyon.