When Mary Jane Lemon was born on 7 March 1837, in Virginia, United States, her father, George Samuel Lemon, was 48 and her mother, Nancy Gilliland, was 45. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Henry Lancisco Jackson. She lived in Ritchie, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Grant District, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States in 1870. She died on 26 June 1879, at the age of 42, and was buried in Pribble Cemetery, Cisco, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States.
nickname from Middle English lefman, lemman, leman ‘lover, sweetheart’. This is probably the chief source of the surname. There is no connection with the word denoting the citrus fruit (which is of Persian origin).
from the Middle English personal name Leman, Old English Lēofmann, from lēof ‘dear, beloved’ + mann ‘man’, the ultimate source of the name in 1 above.