Rev. Lyford cam from Levalleglish, parish of Loughgall, county Armagh, Ireland, to Plymouth Colony in 1624 (perhaps in the Charity). He was born by about 1590, based on estimated date of marriage. He died in Virginia about 1628 (having gone from Salem "to Virginia, where he shortly after died."
He married, by about 1617, Sarah _____, born about 1586 (deposed 1 August 1639 aged "about fifty-three years." She perhaps married second _____ Oakley, or else this was her maiden name to which she reverted before marrying next at Charlestown 10 October 1634 EDMUND HOBART ("Edmond Hubberd Senior and Sarah Oakeley widow did join in marriage before me," Increase Nowell; "And also I have seen a sufficient register of the marriage of the said Edmund and Sarah, testifying that they were lawfully married at Charlestown in New England upon the tenth day of October in the tenth year of his said Majesty's reign." She died at Hingham on 23 June 1649 ("Mother Hobart died in the evening being Saturday, buried on the Sabbath"
They had 4 children: Obadiah, Ruth Bates, Mordecai, & Martha Lincoln.
Sarah Oakley Lyford Hobart (1586 - 1649)*
Obadiah Lyford (1617 - ____)*
Ruth Lyford Bates (1619 - 1960)*
Mordecai Lyford (1621 - ____)*
Martha Lyford Lincoln (1628 - 1693)*
Created by: Linda Mac
Record added: Mar 13, 2009
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