S. of Alexander Lyon
& Catherine Burr
Born c 1852 at Gamrie, Banff. Scotland
Occ. Farm Servant/Ploughman/General Labourer
Marr. Isabella McLeay 15.12.1877 at Boyndie, Banff.
Died 26th October 1894 at Banff. Banff.
Isabella was born c 1856 at Whitehills, Boyndie, Banff. & died in 1890. Her parents were Alexr. McLeay & Sarah Wood. * Born 2 yrs before John & Isabella married.
Recorded with his Grandmother, Mary Burr at Clinterty, Gamrie, Banff. in the 1861 census & later as a servant at Blairshinoch, Banff. Banff. in 1871.
The family were living at Craigherbs Farm Servants House No 2., Boyndie, Banff. in the 1881 census. John, now a widow, is living at 21 Gallowhill St., Banff. Banff. with his children in 1891.
Maggie emigrated to Canada; Mary Jane marr. Samuel Gillan (emigrated to Canada); Isabella died aged 14; Elsie died aged 15; Walter died aged 22; Catherine died in infancy & Alexander marr. Bella Thompson.
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