Jacob Lemmon

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Lemmon was born about 1824, in Virginia, United States, his father, George Samuel Lemon, was 37 and his mother, Nancy Gilliland, was 33. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Zella Garrison. He lived in Ritchie, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 January 1866, at the age of 43.

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Jacob Lemmon
1824–1866
Zella Garrison
Joanna Josephine Lemmon
1858–1934
Irmy Guthrie Lemmon
1866–1942

Sources (5)

  • Jacob Lemmon in household of Geo H Lemmon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jacob Lemmon in entry for Imry G Lemmon, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Jacob Lemmon in household of George S Lemmon, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (7)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Lemon .

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

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