John Alvin Lehew

1770–1850 (Age 80)
Dunmore, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of John Alvin

When John Alvin Lehew was born in 1770, in Dunmore, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Francis Lahue, was 28 and his mother, Leanna Taylor, was 30. He married Nancy J Conner on 24 November 1791, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died in December 1850, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

John Alvin Lehew
1770–1850
Nancy J Conner
1770–
Marriage: 24 November 1791
Anna Lehew
1792–1858
Absolom Child LeHew
1809–
John Lehew
Rebecca Prudy Lehew
1793–1872
Sarah Lehew
1795–
Jeremiah Lahue
1797–1850
Abner Lahew
1799–1859
James Lehew
1803–
Virginia Jane "Jennie" Lehew
1806–1895
William Child Lehew
1809–
Francis Marion Lahugh
1812–1885

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1791
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1775

Age 5

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1791

Age 21

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of French Lehu(e), Leheu, Leheut, or Leheux, a nickname or metonymic occupational name, from Old French hos, hues ‘boot’, with the suffix le.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Lehew in entry for Abner Lehew, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"
  • John Lehue, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • John Lehew in entry for Anna Henry, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

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