Thursday, 4 September 2008

The Lyons Family Reunion in Ontario

The Lyons family of Donagheady Praish, Tyrone, are having a splendid gathering in Ontario on 14 September, details below:

The descendants of James Lyons (1775-1851) and Elizabeth Hewson (1792-1852) will hold their triennial reunion at Club 24, 1835 Wellington Co. Rd. 124, Eramosa, Ontario on Sunday, September 14th, 2008 at 11:30 a.m.

above, the Lyons family circa 1890s

The day will include lunch, games for the children and a talk by Jim McKane on the family genealogy and advancements in DNA testing as related the family's ancestry. Admission is $10 for adults and $3.00 for children.

James Lyons and Elizabeth Hewson emigrated from Donagheady Parish, Co. Tyrone, North Ireland c. 1833. They purchased a farm in Chinguacousy Twp., Peel Co., Ontario in 1833. To date, their genealogy includes over 2800 descendants.

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