Albert Lemon

1838–21 October 1859 (Age 21)
Rockbridge, Virginia, United States

The Life of Albert

When Albert Lemon was born in 1838, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, his father, James G Lemon, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Tolley, was 28. He lived in Ritchie, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 21 October 1859, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

James G Lemon
1810–1910
Elizabeth Tolley
1810–
Sarah Lemon
1835–
Nancy E. LEMMON
1837–
Albert Lemon
1838–1859
William Lemon
1841–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1810–1910Male

    Elizabeth Tolley

    Female1810–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 6

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 8

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

Age 9

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 (1)

  • Albert Lemmon in household of James G Lemmon, "United States Census, 1850"

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