Lewis LeMay

1796–17 June 1867 (Age 71)
Louisa, Louisa, Virginia, United States

The Life of Lewis

When Lewis LeMay was born in 1796, in Louisa, Louisa, Virginia, United States, his father, Charles LeMay Jr., was 39 and his mother, Nancy Ann, was 38. He married Nancy Chase on 11 January 1817, in Louisa, Louisa, Virginia, United States. He died on 17 June 1867, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Lewis LeMay
1796–1867
Nancy Chase
1800–
Marriage: 11 January 1817

Spouse and Children

    Male1796–1867Male

    Nancy Chase

    Female1800–Female

MARRIAGE
11 January 1817
Louisa, Louisa, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles LeMay Jr.

    Male1757–1803Male

    Nancy Ann

    Female1758–Female

siblings

(13)

    Elizabeth Lemay

    Female1778–Female

    Male1778–Male

    Male1780–Male

    Nancy Lemay

    Female1782–Female

    John LeMay

    Male1785–1878Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 0

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 French: habitational name from Lemay in Maine-et-Loire.2 English: nickname from Middle English may ‘young lad’ or ‘girl’, with the Old French definite article le.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lewis Lemay, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Lewis Lemay, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Lewis Lemay, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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