Kathleen Lyons

Female3 December 1886–8 May 1944

Brief Life History of Kathleen

When Kathleen Lyons was born on 3 December 1886, in Saintfield, County Down, Ireland, her father, Joseph Lyons, was 31 and her mother, Mary Hamilton Hobson, was 31. She married Benjamin Hobson on 17 June 1919, in Saintfield, County Down, Ireland. She lived in Saintfield, Downpatrick, County Down, Ireland in 1911. She died on 8 May 1944, in New Zealand, at the age of 57.

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Benjamin Hobson
Kathleen Lyons
Marriage: 17 June 1919

Sources (7)

  • Kathleen Lyons in household of Joseph Lyons, "Ireland Census, 1911"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Kathleen Lyons - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Kathleen Lyons
  • Legacy NFS Source: Kathleen Lyons - Government record: Death record or certificate: death: 8 May 1944; New Zealand

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  • Marriage
    17 June 1919Saintfield, County Down, Ireland
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

    Age 1

    Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.


    Age 7

    New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.


    Age 21

    The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Lyon 3.

    Irish: adopted for Ó Laighin (see Lyne , Lane , Lyon ) or Ó Liatháin (see Lehane ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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