Georgiana Lemon

Freeport, Wirt, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Georgiana

When Georgiana Lemon was born on 3 July 1870, in Freeport, Wirt, West Virginia, United States, her father, George H Lemmon, was 38 and her mother, Mary N Collums, was 27. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Ulysses Grant Pierson. She died before May 1900, in Wirt, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

Georgiana Lemon
Ulysses Grant Pierson
Willis Russell Pierson
Myrtle E. Pierson

Spouse & Children

  • Female1870–1900Female

  • Ulysses Grant Pierson




Parents & Siblings

  • Male1831–1921Male

  • Mary N Collums




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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 11

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Lefman, Old English Lēofman, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + mann ‘man’, ‘person’. This came to be used as a nickname for a lover or sweetheart, from Middle English lem(m)an. There is no connection with the word denoting the citrus fruit (which is of Persian origin).2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Lamont .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Georgiana Lemon in entry for Willis Russell Pierson, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"
  • Georgiana Lemon in entry for Willis Russell Pierson, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"

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