John Lewellen

6 February 1806–9 October 1878 (Age 72)
Monongalia, Virginia, United States

The Life 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
Sarah Haymond
Marriage: 11 September 1828
Calder Lewellen
William Wilson Lewellen
Elizabeth Lewellen
Lewis Lewellen
Maria Lewellen
Eugenius Lewellen
John Clark Lewellen
James Wartman Lewellen

Spouse and Children

11 September 1828
Monongalia, Virginia, United States


+3 More Children

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+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 6

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

Age 19

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

Americanized spelling of Welsh Llewellyn .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Luellen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Lewellen in household of Clark Lewellen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Lewellen, "United States Census, 1860"

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