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Jabez FITCH was born about 1685. He married Olive RIPLEY.

Olive RIPLEY [Parents] was born in 1689 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. She married Jabez FITCH.


Winslow TRACY was born about 1690. He married Rachel RIPLEY on 21 Jun 1714 in Norwich, New London, Conn.

Rachel RIPLEY [Parents] was born on 17 Apr 1693 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. She died on 28 Apr 1779 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. Rachel married Winslow TRACY on 21 Jun 1714 in Norwich, New London, Conn.


Samuel MANNING was born about 1695. He married Irene RIPLEY on 20 Apr 1719 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut.

Irene RIPLEY [Parents] was born on 28 Aug 1700 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. She died on 20 Jan 1726 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. Irene married Samuel MANNING on 20 Apr 1719 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut.


Edward BROWN was born about 1700. He married Jerusha RIPLEY on 9 Feb 1744 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut.

Jerusha RIPLEY [Parents] was born on 1 Nov 1704 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. She died on 8 Oct 1792 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. Jerusha married Edward BROWN on 9 Feb 1744 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut.


William BACKUS Jr. [Parents] was born on 23 Nov 1634 in , Sheffield, Yorkshire, England and was christened on 30 Nov 1634 in , Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. He died about 1720 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut. William married Sarah CHARLES in 1658/1659 in , , England.

Sarah CHARLES [Parents] was born in 1640 in New Haven, New Haven, CT and was christened in Oct 1640 in New Haven, New Haven, CT. She died on 14 Jun 1663 in Norwich, New London, CT. Sarah married William BACKUS Jr. in 1658/1659 in , , England.

They had the following children:

  M i William BACKUS III
  M ii John BACKUS

Thomas BINGHAM [Parents] was born on 5 Jun 1642 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. He died on 16 Jan 1729 in Windham, Windham, CT and was buried in 1729 in Windham Cmtry, Windham, Windham, Connecticut. Thomas married Mabel "Mary" RUDD on 12 Dec 1666 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.

Mabel "Mary" RUDD [Parents] was born in 1648/1649 in Daybrook, Middlsex, CT and was christened in 1648 in England. She died on 5 Aug 1726 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut. Mabel married Thomas BINGHAM on 12 Dec 1666 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut.

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas BINGHAM
  M ii Abel BINGHAM
  F iii Mary BINGHAM
  M iv Jonathan BINGHAM

Chittenden P. LYON [Parents] was born in 1829 in Madisonville, , Kty. He died on 17 Apr 1863 in Madisonville, , Kty and was buried in Grapevine Cem., Madisonville, Kty. Chittenden married Nannie M. COLLINS.

By the year 1857, Chittenden P. Lyon was well established as a dry goods merchant, a dealer in real estate, and as a money lender. It was this year he built the brick house, substantially completing it before the year ended. Chittenden P. Lyon, his wife Nannie Collins Lyon, and their children, E.J., Mary, Matthew, Dillard, and Ellen, (called "Nellie"), thoroughly enjoyed their new home, although the Civil War caused many hardships during his latter years.

Chittenden P. Lyon sickened and died April 17, 1863, only 34 years of age, leaving his wife and four children.

Chittenden P. Lyon was buried in the original part of Grapevine Cemetery, Madisonville, Kentucky, within prayer distance of the quaint old Christian Church. His stone is a skillfully executed obelisk, similar to his father's in design. The gravestone of his father-in-law, Orville Collins, Sr., is located on an adjacent grave.

(It is noteworthy here to remember that Chittenden P. Lyon died one year and eight months before his first cousin, General Hylan Lyon, burned the Courthouse in Madisonville during a raid in the Civil War.)...

On September 6, 1879, Nannie Collins sold the "brick house property" to Professor Hanson Boring, who had married her sister, Mattie Collins. Professor Boring held private school in two of the rooms on the back side, one upstairs, and one down, while his wife taught music in the South front room.

The above is a quote from: "Kentucky Ancestors", Vol. 9, No. 1, July 1973.

Nannie M. COLLINS was born about 1830. She married Chittenden P. LYON.


Thompson A. LYON [Parents] was born about 1835. He married Julia FROST.

Julia FROST was born about 1835. She married Thompson A. LYON.


John BACKUS [Parents] was born on 17 Aug 1698 in Windham, Windham, Conn.. He died in Jun 1769 in Windham, Windham, Conn.. John married Sybil WHITING on 12 Jan 1725 in Windham, Windham, Conn..

Sybil WHITING was born about 1700. She married John BACKUS on 12 Jan 1725 in Windham, Windham, Conn..


Chittenden LYON [Parents] was born about 1785 in , , Vermont. He died on 23 Oct 1842 in Eddyville, , Kty and was buried in Ol Eddyville Cem, Eddyville, Kty. Chittenden married UNK.

Other marriages:
UNK,

Congressman from Kentucky 1825-1837. Lyon County was named in his honor. He is buried in the original old Eddyville graveyard, situated high on a hill overlooking Lake Barkley. A graceful stone obelisk marks his grave. After the estate was settled, three of his sons moved to Madisonville.

UNK was born about 1810. She married Chittenden LYON.

They had the following children:

  M i Thompson A. LYON

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