Elisha T. Lemon

6 March 1840–8 May 1863 (Age 23)
Ritchie, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elisha T.

When Elisha T. Lemon was born on 6 March 1840, in Ritchie, Virginia, United States, his father, George Samuel Lemon, was 51 and his mother, Nancy Gilliland, was 47. He died on 8 May 1863, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

George Samuel Lemon
1788–1866
Nancy Gilliland
1793–1872
James G Lemon
1810–1910
Sallie Sarah Lemon
1818–
Jacob Lemmon
1824–1866
Harriet D. Lemon
1829–1904
Almira J Lemmon
1833–1892
Mary Jane Lemon
1837–1879
Kyle W Lemmon
1843–
Frederick J Lemon
1812–1902
Charlotte Lemmon
1816–1904
John Peter Lemmon
1819–1881
George M. Lemon
1828–1857
George H Lemmon
1831–1921
Nancy L. Lemons
1833–1906
Albert S. Lemmon
1835–1924
Elisha T. Lemon
1840–1863
Elisha T Lemmon
1845–

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World Events (5)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 4

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 7

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Lefman, Old English Lēofman, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + mann ‘man’, ‘person’. This came to be used as a nickname for a lover or sweetheart, from Middle English lem(m)an. There is no connection with the word denoting the citrus fruit (which is of Persian origin).2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Lamont .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Elisha T Lemmon in household of Geo H Lemmon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elisha T Lemmon in household of George S Lemmon, "United States Census, 1850"

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