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.
English: variant of Lyon 3.
Irish: adopted for Ó Laighin (see Lyne , Lane , Lyon ) or Ó Liatháin (see Lehane ).