- Birth Date
- 4 March 1803
- Death Date
- 28 November 1889
The Lyon family sailed to America in 1853 on the ship International.
His journey to Utah is mentioned in his daughter's obituary.
- Age at Departure: 50
- Head of Household
- Christopher Arthur Emigrating Company journal, 1853 February-October.
- Deseret Evening News, 1889-11-29, Death of Elder John Lyon
- Jacob Gates Company report, 1853 September 11.
- James Farmer journal, 1851 April-1856 November.
- "Mrs. Lillias T. Staines Dies at Advanced Age," Deseret Evening News , 6 Dec. 1918, 3.
- Saints By Sea: Latter-day Saint Immigration to America
- Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949.