Je ne pensais pas trouver ce soldat anglais aussi vite. Tout commence par une recherche sur google et je le retrouve sur un site listant les officiers mort durant ce conflit.
Lieutenant John William Lyon - 14th Light Dragoons - killed in France - 18th March 1814.
Son of Joseph Lyon, of London.
Ok, j'ai le nom du père et je découvre que nos ancêtres ont francisé le nom.
Je continue par une recherche sur le site des archives nationales britanniques:
Quelle joie en découvrant son testament. Je paye pour ce document que je sais très important. J'y trouve le nom de 3 frères: Joseph, Edmund et Thomas et celui de son cousin John. La découverte du nom complet débloque en effet la situation:
La dernière recherche sur google m'amène au Pedigree Register livre numérisé qui présente cette famille:
Joseph Lyon marié à Ann Moxon a plusieurs enfants:
- Joseph Lyon
- Thomas Lyon
- John Winder Lyon
- William John Lyon
- Edmund Lyon Winder
- Mary Anne Jane Lyon
Plusieurs questions restent, notamment les dates.
A suivre donc.....
Anne LYON, sister of John LYON of Union street, mariner, married at S.
Nicholas, Water street, Liverpool, 7 August 1689, to William SUDLOW, collector
of the Salt Duties in Liverpool. She died s.p. 1759. Edmund LYON had
several children besides Charlotte, Mrs. HOLMES, viz*.:
(1) Edmund LYON, born 1747, ancestor of the LY.ONS of Neston, Cheshire.
(2) John LYON, born 1748, died s.p. 1768. M.I. originally at St. Nicholas,
(3) William LYON, died 1814.
(4) Joseph LYON of Ashfield, near Parkgate, Chester, and of Vaynor Park,
Montgomeryshire, High Sheriff of Montgomeryshire 1801, married Ann MOXON,
heiress of Vaynor Park. They had issue (i) Joseph Hayes LYON who built the
present Ashfield Hall and died s.p.; (2) Thomas Hayes LYON of Ashfield Hall,
succeeded his brother and died at Clapham, 1871; (3) John Winder LYON-
WINDER, of Vaynor Park, educated at Winchester school and Trinity College,
Oxford, known as " Dandy Lyon," and after he assumed the name of WINDER
on succeeding to Vaynor Park he was nick-named " Beau Winder." He died
unmarried before 1869 and was succeeded by his brother Edmund. (4) William
John LYON, Lieutenant, I4th Light Dragoons, killed in France 1814. (5)
Edmund LYON-WINDER, succeeded his brother John in Vaynor Park, died
unmarried 1869, and was succeeded by his sister. (6) Mary Anne Jane LYON,
born 1792; married to Uvedale CORBETT, 2nd son of Archdeacon CORBETT of
Longnor Hall, Salop. She succeeded to Ashfield Hall and Vaynor Park and
was ancestress of the CORBETTS of Ashfield Hall and the CORBETT-WINDERS of
(5) Thomas LYON died unmarried 1784.
(6) Martha LYON died unmarried 7 January 1788, aged 44. M.I. at St.
Nicholas, Water street, Liverpool ; will proved 10 April 1788, at Chester.
(7) Eunice LYON, died unmarried 1833, proved her sister Martha LYON'S
(8) Charlotte LYON, as above mentioned, married the Rev d . Thomas HOLMES
of Bungay, Suffolk, and had issue; (i) John, (2) Thomas, (3) Edmund, (4)
Martha, Lady MILLER (see table and BURKE'S Peerage").
Sincere and grateful thanks are due to Mr. F. C. BEAZLEY, F.S.A., of Oxton,
Birkenhead, for many details relating to the issue and descendants of Edmund
LYON of Union street, Liverpool, and concerning the ancestry of his wife.
Any notes relating to John LYON of Union street, Liverpool, and of Thingwall,
or Mary his wife, whose maiden name is unknown, will be most acceptable.