- Birth Date
- 16 September 1855
- Death Date
- 27 August 1922
The Loynd family arrived in New York on 6 July 1866 via the ship Arkwright. Thompson company records list him as "G. Lyon" with a notation that he purchased 5 1/2 adult food rations for the overland journey, indicating that those that were on the ship with him were with him for the overland portion of the journey as well.
In PEF records, there is a Gihon Loynd, who arrived in 1866, with a balance consistent with food and luggage for at least five people. The placement in the ledger (surrounded by other members of the Thompson company) confirms that it was this was the individual who was part of the Thompson Company.
Not too long after arriving in Utah, the family returned to England.
Birth and death dates listed were found in a personal, online family history record (such as Family Tree, Ancestry, or My Heritage), without any accompanying documentation. Further research is needed to verify its accuracy.
- Age at Departure: 10
- 1871 England Census.
- “Captain Daniel Thompson, memorandum book 1, 1866.” In Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts 1861-1868, Captains’ accounts 1862-1868.
- England and Wales Death Registration Index, 1837-2007.
- New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 358.