ID# 17337, (abt 1838 - )
- Father: Matthew Lyon Jr.1 b. 18 Apr 1791, d. 27 Jan 1839
- Mother: Elizabeth Maria Martin1 b. 19 Jul 1799, d. 19 Jun 1844
- Born: abt 1838 in Caldwell Co., Kentucky.1
- Note: May is placed as the daughter of Mathew and Elizabeth Lyon on the slimmest of evidence - she is found in the household of their niece, Helen M. (Lyon) Shelby and her husband, with her mother, the widow of Matthew's brother Chittenden, and Mary A. Lyon who appears to be the daughter of Matthew and Elizabeth by that name.
- Kentucky. Caldwell Co.. 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M432-194. Washington: National Archives.