Who we are...
The Lyon(s) Families Association was founded in 1951 by Howard C. Lyon as a
non-profit organization devoted to research and compilation
of Lyon(s) families records.
Take a few minutes to learn more about the Lyon(s) Families Association, and its long history, activities and resources. And if you
have a Lyon(s) ancestor, please contact us. You'll find more information on the Contact Us
The Lyon(s) Family Association is cooperating with the FTDNA testing site to study the DNA of Lyon(s) descendants in
order to attempt to discover common ancestors. The goal of the project is to see if DNA testing can discover a link between the early Lyon(s)
Ancestors or Progenitors. Particularly useful is the testing of men named Lyon(s). Combined with traditional genealogical research
the results can be compared to other Lyon(s) men. Using genetics and the markers on the Y chromosome, similar patterns may become
clear. We urge Lyon(s) men to submit a test sample to Family Tree DNA for the 67 or 111 marker test. Learn about our ongoing
project and other topics related to Lyon(s) DNA. here
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LFA at a glance...
If this is your first visit to our website, take a few minutes to get to know us - we've been around for over 60 years! Find out how
Howard Lyon's concept of collecting and documenting Lyon(s) in 1951 resulted in the creation of The Lyon's Tale and provided
the foundation for the Lyon(s) Families Association.
Contact us and find out if your Lyon ancestors have already been documented in one of our Lyon(s) families. And, if they
aren't in our database, we'll work with you to find a connection.
After you have connected with one of the LFA families, we hope you'll consider membership. We thrive on touching base with all our Lyon(s)
descendants and always welcome new members. And your dues will ensure that our Lyon(s) records will be preserved for future generations.
We appreciate contributions of your
Lyon(s) genealogy to our database. If you have already contributed, we thank you - and please,
remember to keep us
Since our founding over 60 years ago, the LFA has been dedicated to the same unwavering principles:
To collect, assemble and distribute complete, accurate
Lyon(s) genealogy information
To serve as a worldwide forum for researchers
To collect family histories and anecdotes to round out our database
To foster family unity and pride in the family name
We maintain a genealogy database of over 130,000 individuals and families. See our Publications page to learn how to get a copy.
where you'll also find out about our our archived (since 1951) Lyon's Tale quarterly publication. The complete set is now on
DVD for just $20.00 here.
Help us correct some known inconsistencies in our database. Click on the Help! button on the left.
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