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Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne Thomas Lyon
Eighth cousin 7 and 8 times removed, 9th cousin 5 times removed.
Birth: Jul 6, 1704, Scotland;
Death: Jan 18, 1753; Scotland;
Age: 49

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  • 8th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne - Dates: 1735-1753
  • 16th Lord of Glamis - Dates: 1735-1753


Thomas Lyon, 8th Earl of Strathmore was baptised on 6 July 1704. He was the son of John Lyon, 4th Earl of Strathmore and Lady Elizabeth Stanhope. He married Jean Nicholsen, daughter of James Nicholsen and Anne Allan, on 20 July 1736 at Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham, England. He died on 18 January 1753 at age 48.

Thomas Lyon, 8th Earl of Strathmore gained the title of 8th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne.

Children of Thomas Lyon, 8th Earl of Strathmore and Jean Nicholsen: Lady Susan Lyon d. 26 Feb 1769
Anne Lyon
John Bowes, 9th Earl of Strathmore+ b. 17 Jul 1737, d. 7 Mar 1776
James Philip Lyon b. 2 Jul 1738, d. c 1763
Hon. Thomas Lyon+ b. c 1741, d. 13 Sep 1796
Mary Lyon b. c 1749, d. 22 May 1767
Jane Lyon b. c 1776, d. 22 Aug 1836


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Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne John Lyon
May 8, 1663 - May 10, 1712
Countess Strathmore Elizabeth Stanhope
c. 1663 - Apr 24, 1723
Earl Strathmore and Kinghorne John Bowes
Ninth cousin 6 and 7 times removed, 10th cousin 4 times removed
Jul 17, 1737 - Mar 7, 1776
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