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Re: Philip Lyster,Ireland to Quebec, Canada
Posted by: Dianne Lyster (ID *****4086) Date: April 17, 2011 at 14:20:45
In Reply to: Re: Philip Lyster,Ireland to Quebec, Canada by Christy Mitchell of 88

Philip Lyster b. 1730, Mountmellick, Queens County, Ireland, 1765 granted lease on 40 acres in Cloncannon for his and his sons lifetime-------Philip Lyster,b 1755 of Corbally, Ireland, buried 6-1-1838. Abbeyleix Protestant Cemetery, Abbeyleix, Ireland; Married 1791 to Mary Hamilton, b 1771, buried 1-19-1856, Abbeyleix Protestant Cemetery, Abbeyleix, Ireland, oldest son Philip Lyster b. 1792, Corbally, Ireland, d. 12-29-1851, buried in Melbourne, Quebec, Canada; Married 1818 to Mary Sixsmith, b. Corbally, Ireland, d. 3-11-1867,buried in Melbourne, Quebec, Canada(she worked in the Lyster home as a maid) Married couple first moved to Clonaslee, then Durham, Canada. Emigrated with Mary and 3 children in 1831 as a Remittance man.-------William Hamilton Lyster(their first child born in Canada) b. 9-22-1833, Durham, Quebec, Canada, d. 8-2-1914, buried in Lyndonville cemetery, Lyndonville, Vermont, US ( he was a Baptist minister); Married 1861 to Cynthia Preston Carty, b. 8-22-1838, Frelighsburg, Quebec, Canada, d. 6-28-1918, buried in Lyndonville cemetery, Lyndonville, Vermont, US-------They had 3 sons Hadden, Morten, and Benton(all named after Baptist ministers)---------Benton Randall Lyster(youngest son) b.8-21-1872, Danville, Quebec, Canada, d. 12-11-1923, New Rochelle, NY, US, buried, Lyndonville cemetery, Lyndonville, Vermont, US ( He was a chemist and inventor); Married 10-8-1902, in Lyndonville, Vermont to Gertrude Marian Knight b. 5-22-1877, Rock Island, Quebec, Canada, d. 11-29-1943, buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, Connecticut, US Gertrude remarried to Ernest A Drown)------- Their only son, Philip Benton Lyster, b. 4-3-1912, Whitefield, New Hampshire, d. 8-11-1993, buried in Oaklawn cemetery, Fairfield, CT(He was an attorney); Married 12-3-1941 at First Congregational Church of Meriden to Amy Foster Carter b. 7-26-1913, Meriden CT d. 4-6-2011 in Guilford, CT, buried 4-16-2011 in Oaklawn cemetery, Fairfield, CT-------(they had two sons Robert and Benton) Benton Randall Lyster II b. 2-28-1948, Fairfield, CT(Businessman); Married 12-2-1972, First Baptist Church of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA,to Dianne McKinnon b. 12-4-1950, Edison, Georgia, ---------(They had two children) Amy Katherine Lyster b. 7-11-1978, Miami, Florida (attorney) and Benton Randall Lyster III b. 10-12-1981, d. 5-1-2010 in Bozeman, MT, buried in Oaklawn cemetery, Fairfield, CT

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