John Lewellen

Brief Life History of John

When John Lewellen was born on 6 February 1806, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States, his father, Samuel L Lewellen, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Margaret Gough, was 26. He married Sarah Haymond on 11 September 1828, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Taylor, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and West Virginia, United States in 1870. He died on 9 October 1878, in Taylor, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Knottsville, Taylor, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lewellen
1806–1878
Sarah Haymond
1808–1883
Marriage: 11 September 1828
Calder Lewellen
1829–1829
William Wilson Lewellen
1830–1837
Elizabeth Lewellen
1834–
Lewis Lewellen
1837–
Maria Lewellen
1839–1862
Eugenius Lewellen
1841–1861
John Clark Lewellen
1844–1923
James Wartman Lewellen
1849–1851

Sources (22)

  • John Luellen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jas Lewellen, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"
  • John R. Lewellen, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1808

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

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.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Welsh Llewellyn .

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

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