"Biography of Jacob Lyon Revolutionary War Soldier 1780-1782"
By Kermit Lyon 1976.
On the 2nd day of September, 1803 ALEXANDER LYON (the father of Jacob
Lyon) and his two brothers, Thomas Lyon and James Lyon came together to
settle the estate of their father, William Lyon who died in May, 1802.
Their mother, Elizabeth Lyon, was livinmg at the time on the land in
Culpepper County. ALEXANDER LYON was then living IN CASWELL COUNTY,
NORTH CAROLINA and his two brothers were still living in Culpepper
County, Virginbia. Alexander and Thomas sold their part of the land to
James for 260 pounds.