John Lewellen

Male6 February 1806–9 October 1878

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
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

Sources (21)

  • John Luellen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jas Lewellen in entry for Lewis Lewellen and Harriet Wilson, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • John Lewellen in household of Clark Lewellen, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1828Monongalia, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (11)

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    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

    Altered form of Welsh Llewellyn .

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

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