Charles Lyons son of Samuel Lyons

Samuel Lyons
Of Tombigbee, Alabama

Researcher for this family is David Sprinkle of Bayou La Batre, Alabama

Samuel Lyons was born about 1740 and came to the Tombigbee area about 1770, then Alabama/Mississippi Territory.

He resided at Tombigbee, AL., he died in 1804 in the Tombigbee area just above Mobile. The wife of Samuel Lyons was Elisabeth (Rehama?).

Samuel had at least three sons

1. Amos Paul Lyons, married Rosalie Ballard
2. Charles Samuel Lyons, see below
3. William Lyons married Polly Cole

Charles Samuel Lyons
Son Of Samuel Lyons

Charles Samuel Lyons was born about 1780 and was living in Jackson Co. MS. in 1840. From Family Bible it states he died 23 March, 1842. Charles married Henriette "Ritta" Batiste the daughter of Pierre Baptiste and wife Margaritte Jacob.

Charles Lyons had a brother Amos Paul Lyons who married Rosile Ballard and lived in Herron Bay, AL. She was the daughter of Phelen Ballard and Mercy Havens. Mercy descended from the Haven family that moved to Jackson Co.

It appears that Charles and Henriette both had died by 1850. As their two youngest children, William and Tabitha are in the household with their sister, Margaret and her husband, Jesse Long in the 1850 Census of Jackson Co.

Henriette Batiste Lyons had a brother Bedo Batiste (Baptiste) who died in Mobile County, AL., about 1850 he had no children. His estate was being settled in the early 1853 and names his heirs and includes the children of Henriette and Charles Lyons.

1. Reham Lyons born 1813 married Joshua Waters
2. Martha Lyons born 1815 married John Cunningham
3. Charles Lyons born 1818 married Harriett Long
4. Austin Lyons born 1820 married Amelia Graham
5. Nancy Lyons born 1824 married Joseph
Graham and John Miller
6. Samuel Lyons born 1826; married Elisabeth Hicks
7. Margaret Lyons born 1828 married Jesse Long
8. John Lyons born 1830 married Nancy Whatley
9. Jacob Lyons born 1832
10 William Lyons born 1834
11 Tabitha Lyons born 1838; married 7 October, 1857 to Henry L. Newbold in Mobile Co. Alabama.

Margaret Lyons first married Jesse Long then remarried 29 December, 1870 in Mobile, AL., to Charles A. Jellerson.

Austin Lyons
Son of Charles Lyons

Austin Lyons born about 1820 in Mississippi. He is listed in the 1850 Census of Jackson Co. MS.

He married Amelia Graham

Amelia Graham Lyons is buried in the Old Robinson Cemetery in Escatawpa, MS. The cemetery no longer exist and only the sunken places in the earth tells of the once burial place. There were wooden headstone, but the time of wrath has taken toll. It is not known if Austin Lyons was buried in the same cemetery.

Listed in the 1850 census are the following children.

Mary E. Lyons age 7 years born in MS
Harriet S. Lyons age 5 born in MS
Laura Lyons age 3 born in MS
Maria Lyons age 11 months born in MS

1860 census Mobile County near Union Church Grand Bay area

Austin Lyons 47 born MS
Amelia Lyons 32 born MS
Harriet L Lyons age 15 born MS
Laura Lyons age 12 born MS., married John Hill
Maria Lyons age 10 born MS., married Augustus Burke
William C Lyons age 8 born MS.
Margaret Lyons age 7 born MS
Florence M Lyons age 4 born MS
Azeline S Lyons age 1 born MS

William Charles Lyons, married 10 September, 1877 to Kizziah Overstreet.

Azeline Lyons married 25 April, 1882 to W.J. Baker
Florence Lyons married a Mr. White

Margaret Lyons born 1853, died 1925. She married 25 December, 1878 to George W. Phillips.
Alabama (Bama) Lyons was born 1861 in Mobile Co. AL., and died 1949, probably AL. She married James Lawrence Overstreet, born 1855 and died 1942.

William Lyons
Son Of Samuel Lyons

William Lyons was born in the 1780's. He married in Mobile, AL., 3 March, 1813 to Mary "Polly" Cole.

Children of William and Polly are:

1. William Lyons, born Herron Bay AL., 19 November, 1813; married 5 December, 1839 to Mary Ann Cates born 1825, daughter of William Cates Sr. Moved to Vancleve MS. by 1850


1. James William H. Lyons, born 17 December, 1840
2. Susannah Alvina Lyons, born 14 February, 1843; Married Wiley Roberts
3. Silas Washington Lyons, born 11 October, 1845, died 10 May, 1852
4. Mary Jane Lyons, born 14 November, 1847; married James Garner Roberts.
5. Hetta Margaret Lyons, born 7 December, 1849
6. Eliza G. Lyons, born 25 May, 1852; married a Mr. Long
7. Frances E. Lyons, born 19 March, 1854; married John Perry
8. Robert C. Lyons, born 5 April, 1856; married Charlotte Barnes
9. Angeline Ethelda Lyons, born 10 April,1858; married Thomas Q. Roberts
10 Wiley W. Lyons, born 30 May, 1860; married Annie Herndon

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