James M. Lemon

about 1866–
, Allegany, Virginia

The Life of James M.

When James M. Lemon was born about 1866, his father, George Washington Lemon, was 49 and his mother, Diana Kessler, was 43. He lived in Clifton Magisterial District, Alleghany, Virginia, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Lemon
1817–1881
Diana Kessler
1823–1891
Margaret Lemon
1843–
Francis M. Lemon
1845–1915
George L. Lemon
1848–
Mary Washington Lemon
1851–1916
Caroline Lemon
1852–1880
Emma Jane Lemon
1859–
Inas Lemon
1861–
Missouri Lemon
1864–
James M. Lemon
1866–
Samuel Kesler Lemon
1856–

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 28

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 32

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 .

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

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Sources (2)

  • James M Lemon in household of Geo W Lemon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • J M Lemon in household of George W Lemon, "United States Census, 1880"

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