Susan M. Lemons

about 1838–
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Susan M.

When Susan M. Lemons was born about 1838, in Missouri, United States, her father, James Lemons, was 30 and her mother, Nancy Vaughan, was 19. She married John Francis Pyle on 6 June 1853, in Santa Clara, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in San Jose Judicial Township, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1860 and San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1870.

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John Francis Pyle
Susan M. Lemons
Marriage: 6 June 1853
Lydia J. Pyle

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World Events (8)

1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch
Age 0
On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
1848 · The California Gold Rush
Age 10
On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco
Age 31
The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Lefman ( see Lemon ).

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

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Sources (4)

  • Susan Pyle in household of Nancy Lemons, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susana Pile in household of John F Pile, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan M Lemon, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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