James Herbert Lemon

1882–1971 (Age 88)
Wirt, West Virginia, United States

The Life of James Herbert

When James Herbert Lemon was born on 11 September 1882, in Wirt, West Virginia, United States, his father, George H Lemmon, was 50 and his mother, Mary N Collums, was 40. He married Gracie Nellie Lemon on 16 March 1906, in Freeport, Wirt, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Clay Magisterial District, Wirt, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Clay Magisterial District, Wood, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 28 May 1971, in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Sunset Memory Gardens, Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Herbert Lemon
Gracie Nellie Lemon
Marriage: 16 March 1906
Audra Lemon
Nellie Florence Lemon
Woodrow Wilson Lemon
Curtis Lemon
Stella Virginia Lemon
Betty Louise Lemon
Chummy Lemon

Spouse & Children

16 March 1906
Freeport, Wirt, West Virginia, United States


  • Audra Lemon


  • Nellie Florence Lemon


  • Woodrow Wilson Lemon


  • Curtis Lemon


  • Stella Virginia Lemon


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1831–1921Male

  • Mary N Collums




+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (3)

  • James Lemon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James H Lemon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James H Lemmon in household of George H Lemmon, "United States Census, 1900"

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