Minor Charles Lemmons

17 March 1848–16 May 1926 (Age 78)
Upshur, Virginia, United States

The Life of Minor Charles

When Minor Charles Lemmons was born on 17 March 1848, in Upshur, Virginia, United States, his father, Andrew Warrick Cameron Lemons, was 21 and his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Hosaflook, was 15. He married Lenora V. Nola Gould on 21 May 1868, in Upshur, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Lewis, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Banks Magisterial District, Upshur, West Virginia, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 16 May 1926, in Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Heavner Cemetery, Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia, United States.

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Minor Charles Lemmons
Lenora V. Nola Gould
Marriage: 21 May 1868
Laura E Lemmons

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21 May 1868
Upshur, West Virginia, United States


    Laura E Lemmons


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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 13

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Lemon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minor Lemmons, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Minor Lemons in household of Andrew W C Lemons, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Minor C Lemmons, "United States Census, 1910"

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