Thomas Lyon, 8th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne was born 1704 to John Lyon, 4th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1663-1712) and Elizabeth Stanhope (1663-1723) and died 18 January 1753 in Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Jean Nicholson (1713-1778) 20 July 1736 in Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Portugal, England, Belgium, the Netherlands, Scotland, Italy, Israel, Hungary, Belarus, Turkey.


Offspring of Thomas Lyon, 8th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne and Jean Nicholson (1713-1778)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Lyon, 9th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1737-1776) 17 July 1737 West Rainton, County Durham, England, United Kingdom 7 March 1776 ship to Portugal Mary Eleanor Bowes (1749-1800)

James Philip Lyon (1738-1763)
Thomas Lyon (c1741-1796) 1741 13 September 1796 Mary Elizabeth Wren (c1743-1811)

Susan Lyon (1743-1769) 15 March 1743 26 February 1769 Nice, France John Lambton (1710-1794)

Mary Lyon (c1748-1767)
Jane Lyon (c1750-1836)
Anne Lyon (c1753-1821) 1753 20 March 1821 John Simpson (1710-1786)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Alice Pleasance Liddell (1852-1934)

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