Jacob Lemmons

9 April 1837–21 June 1901 (Age 64)
Botetourt, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Lemmons was born on 9 April 1837, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Lemon, was 35 and his mother, Susannah Adeline Lemmon, was 31. He married Mary Ann Blanchard on 8 May 1862, in Warren, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Palmyra, Warren, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. He died on 21 June 1901, in Warren, Iowa, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Palmyra Cemetery, Palmyra, Warren, Iowa, United States.

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Jacob Lemmons
Mary Ann Blanchard
Marriage: 8 May 1862
Cora Belle Lemon
Alice Lemon

Spouse and Children

8 May 1862
Warren, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 7

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 20

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Lemon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Lemon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jack Lemon, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jacob Lemon, "United States Census, 1900"

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