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William Lyon d. 1802 in Culpepper Virginia

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William Lyon d. 1802 in Culpepper Virginia

Posted: 4 Jan 2011 10:50PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Lyon
Nearly 300 family trees show William Lyon (1698 - 1802) as descending from John Lyon, 4th Earl of Glamis, Scotland. However, after research in Glamis, there is no child of John and Elizabeth Standhope by the name William. There is a William Lyon, banished to Virginia in 1716 after being captured at the Battle of Preston in 1715. The problem I have is there is no way of finding the truth about William Lyon. Can anyone help me with William Lyon's parentage?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
sharrson 5 Jan 2011 5:50AM GMT 
Brian Lyons 25 Feb 2011 4:56PM GMT 
sharrson 25 Feb 2011 6:51PM GMT 
amyrichau 8 Mar 2011 6:12PM GMT 
sharrson 8 Mar 2011 10:16PM GMT 
lyonsg47 13 Oct 2012 1:31AM GMT 
Brian Lyons 14 Oct 2012 12:41AM GMT 
sharrson 14 Oct 2012 2:44AM GMT 
cleasterwood 23 Nov 2013 6:56PM GMT 
lyonsg47 15 Oct 2012 12:30AM GMT 
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