Lyons Collection – Family Files

Held by The Filson Historical Society

Creator:  Lyons, Father James Aloysius

Title:  Lyons Collection

Scope and Content Note

The Filson holds a collection of family files compiled by Father James Aloysius Lyons, a priest known for his research on Catholic Church history in Kentucky. His files on families and individuals primarily involve research on the earliest settlers in Kentucky. This collection is on loan from the Thomas Merton Center.

Folder List

ABELL

ABELL, ROBERT (Maryland)

ABELL, SAMUEL C.

ALBERT Family

ALLGAIR (Scott Co.)

ATON, NELSON HAMILTON

AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES

AUSTIN, JAMES & descendants

AVIS, EDDIE, JAMES, HENRY

BAKER, HENRY CLAY

BALL (Balltown)

BALLARD (genealogy)

BEAMAN Family (Louisville)

BEAN Family

BEAN, FRANK Family

BELL, JOHN Family

BERRY (genealogy)

BIRCH-RILEY

BICKETT

BLAIR

BLANDFORD (genealogy)

BLANDFORD, CHAS. HENRY

BLINCOE, DR. A. GONZAGO

BLINCOE, JAMES A.

BOLDRICK, R.L.

BOLES, JOHN B. (genealogy)

BOONE. CHRISTOPHER

BOONE, JOHN (Nelson Co.)

BOWLING, THOMAS

BOWLES

BRADLEY (Nelson-Larue Co.)

BRIGHT

BROWN, CALEB

BROWN, PETER

BROWN (marriage bonds)

BROWN, WM. (Rineyville)

BROWNFIELD, J. FRANK

BUCKMAN, JOSEPH

BUCKMAN, CHARLES CHRYSOSTOM

BUCKMAN (census)

BUCKMAN, JOHN SIMS

BURBA Family

BURCH, EDWARD IGNATIUS

BURCH, FRANCIS & Family

BURCH, JOHN ARNOLD

BURCH, OLIVER

BUREN, EDWARD

BURKS

BYRNES, THOMAS S.

CAFFEY, JOHN

CAFFY

CALDWELL, JOSEPH (census)

CALDWELL, MARY GUENDOLIN

CALDWELL, ROBERT (census)

CALDWELL, TERAHT

CALDWELL, WM. SHAKESPEARE

CALHOUN, ELIZABETH

CAMBRON, HENRY PARK

CHARLTON, WILLIAM

CHESHIRE, JAMES L.

CISSELL (CECIL), AUGUSTINE

CISSELL, HENRY A.

CISSELLN (CECIL), JOHN & SUSAN

CLARK, FRANK W.

CLARK, GEORGE MONROE

CLARK, THOMAS

CLEMENTS, BASIL

CLEMENTS, SAMUEL

CLEMENTS, SAMUEL E. (manuscript)

COMERSO (COMMIAR), LUDWIG

COENEN, ANTHONY

COOMES, FRANCIS

COOMES, LEWIS

COOMES, WILLIAM, SR.

CORBETT (genealogy)

CRAYCROFT (Kentucky)

CRUZ, JOHN BERNARD

CRUZ, PETER G.

DAVIS

DONAHUE

DRURY, BERNARD

DRURY, ELIAS

DRURY, FRANK D. (1810)

DRURY, MARTIN

DRURY, JAMES HAMILTON

DRURY, O’BRYAN

DURBIN (Illinois)

DURBIN (Maryland)

DURBIN, SAMUEL

DURBIN, THOMAS

DYER, JOHN WILLIAM

EDELEN

ELDER, WILLIAM (not son of Guy)

ELDER, WILLIAM

ELDERS (Miscellaneous)

ELDERS, JAMES (pioneer)

ELDER, SYLVESTER

ELDER, THOMAS

ELLABY

ELLIOTT, JAMES

ESSEX

FERGUSON

FLANNAGAN (genealogy)

FOGLE (empty when acquired)

FORD, FRANCIS

FOWLER, JOHN D.

GARDNER, WM. JEROME

GAW, JOHN

GIBBONS, PATRICK

GITTINGS, KENSEY

GOUGH, CORNELIUS (genealogy)

GRAINGER, THOMAS F.

GREENWELL (Hardin Co.)

GREENWELL (Nelson Co.)

GREENWELL

GREENWELL, JAMES

GRUPP, JOHN ADAM & Family

GUMP Family

HAGAN, GEO. W. & Family

HAGAN, RALPH C.

HAGAN, MICHAEL

HAGER, JAMES

HAMILTON, THOMAS

HARDESTY

HARDESTY, GEORGE N.

HAUCK, ALBERT

HAYDEN, BASIL, SR.

HAYDEN, EDWARD

HAYDEN, JAMES

HAYDEN, RAYMOND B.

HAYDEN, THOMAS

HAYDEN, WILLIAM

HAYDEN, WILLIAM E.

HAYDEN, WILLIS

HEAVENHILL

HENNING

HIGDON Family

HIGDON, JOHN B.

HILL

HILL, SAMUEL

HILL, WILLIAM

HINTON

HITE, GEORGE

HOBBS, JEROME

HOSKINS

HOLTHOUSER

HOURIGAN, PATRICK

HUTCHINS

ICE

ICE, JAMES

JARBOE, PETER

JENKINS, THOMAS

JOHNSON

KNOTT, GOV. J. PROCTOR

KOUWENGERGH, PROF. WM. F.

LaFOLLETT Family

JOHNSON, HILARY G.

LAHA (or LAHAY)

LANHAM, JOHN B.

LANCASTER, COL. J. M.

LANCASTER, JOHN

LARUE COUNTY CENSUS

LEAKS

LEE, JOHN, SR.

LESOUSKY, PROF. AL.

LILLY, JOSEPH EDWARD

LILLY, THOMAS, SR.

LINDSAY, GEORGE

LITTLE, PHILLIP

LIVERS

LIVERS, ANTHONY

LOGSDON, WILLIAM

LUSH

LUSKETT, JOHN MARION

LYNCH Family

LYON

McATEE

McATEE-WATHEN (Bible Records)

McATEE, JOHN R.

McCULLOM, JAMES W.

McGEE, JOSEPH PATRICK

McGILL, JOHN ALFRED

McGURK, BERNARD

McROBINS

MAGRUDER

MAHONEY

MANNING Family

MANNING, JAMES WM.

MANNING, JOHN HENRY, SR.

MASTERSON

MATTINGLY, BEN

MATTINGLY, CHARLES IGNATIUS

MATTINGLY, GEORGE THOMAS

MATTINGLY, JOHN G.

MATTINGLY, LEAONARD

MATTINGLY, LUKE

MATTINGLY, WILLIAM

MATTINGLY, DR. WILLIAM E.

MAXLEY

MEDLEY

MERRYFIELD Families

MILLAY

MILLET, JOSEPH LEWIS

MILLS

MONARCH, THOMAS

MONTGOMERY

MONTGOMERY, THOMAS

MUDD Families

MULHALL Families

MURPHY, JOHN B.

NEILL

NEWMAN

O’BRIEN, DR. ROBERT

O’BRYAN Families

O’BRYAN, JOHN HENRY

O’LEARY, CORNELIUS

O’NAN

OFFUTT

OSBORNE

OVERTON

PADGETT, JAMES B.

PARSONS

PAYNE, GEORGE D.

PAYNE, JOHN SPALDING

PFINGST Family

PIKE, AYLVESTER

PIKE, STEPHEN

PIKE,THOMAS JEROME

RAPIER, NICHOLAS

RAY

REDMON Families

REDMON, JOHN L.

REYNOLDS, JOHN L.

RHODES (genealogy)

RHODES, CHARLES

RIGGS Families

RINEY, R. PIUS

ROBERTS, JAMES JOSEPH

ROBERTS, WILLIAM ALOYSIUS

ROBY Family

ROGERS, JOHN

ROSS Family

RUDD, JAMES

RUSSELL, CHARLESRYAN Family

RYAN, JOHN

SANSBURY

SCHNEIDER, AL J.

SEAY Family

SHACKELFORD, BISCOE BRUNO

SHADER Family

SHEPHERD, HIRAM

SHOEMAKER, THOS. GARRISON, M.D.

SIMMS, THOMAS W.

SIMPSON Family

SMITH, JAMES

SPALDING (Warren Co.)

SPALDING (line of descent)

SPALDING, BENEDICT (genealogy)

SPALDING, IGNATIUS Q.

SPALDING, JOHN

SPALDING, RICHARD CLEMENT

SPALDING, RICHARD M.

SPALDING, ROBERT ABELL

SPALDING, SAM

SPALDING, SAMUEL P.

SPALDING, THOMAS

SPALDING, THOMAS ED.

SPALDING, DR. WILLIAM FRANCIS

SPALDING, WILLIAM W.

SPOELKER Family

STUART (STEWART) Family

TENNELLY, JOHN T.

TEWELL, MARTIN

THOMAS, WILLIAM JASON

THOMPSON Family

THOMPSON, JUDGE PINCKNEY

THORNSBERRY, JAMES MADISON

THRALL Family

TIMMONS, L. J.

TOON, ATHANASIUS

TREACY, C. H.

VESSELS, THOMAS

VILLIER Family

VISE, JAMES BENJAMIN

WALSH, THOMAS

WATHEN Families

WATHEN, COL. E. H.

WATHEN, HENRY B.

WATHEN, HENRY HUDSON

WATHEN, JAMES E.

WATHEN, JOHN B.

WATHEN, RICHARD N.

WATHEN, WILLIAM FRANCIS

WATHEN, FR. WILLIAM H.

WEDDING, THOMAS C.

WHITE and WHELAN (biographies)

WIGHT, THOMAS

WIGHT, THOMAS NOBLE

WILLETT, EDWARD CLARK

WILLETT, FRANCIS

WILLETT, JOHN

WILLETT, LEWIS CLARK

WILLETT, RICHARD

WILLIAMS, THOMAS JEFFERSON

WILLIAMSON, WM. WALKER

WILSON, JAMES

WIMSATT, CLEMENT BENNETT

WISE, RICHARD M.

WOLFLIN, FREDERICK

WORLAND, GEORGE L.

WORTH, JOHN F.

YATES, HENRY

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