Jemima Lakin

6 December 1791–23 June 1860 (Age 68)
Jefferson, Frederick, Maryland, United States

The Life of Jemima

When Jemima Lakin was born on 6 December 1791, in Jefferson, Frederick, Maryland, United States, her father, Daniel Lakin I, was 32 and her mother, Ann Scheckell, was 25. She married George Washington Drill on 12 November 1813, in Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 23 June 1860, in Harrison Township, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Northridge, Montgomery, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Drill
Jemima Lakin
Marriage: 12 November 1813
Daniel Lakin Drill
Sarah Ann Drill
Thomas Drill
Elizabeth Drill
Jacob Andrew Drill
George Washington Drill
John William Drill
Anna Rebecca Drill

Spouse and Children

    George Washington Drill



12 November 1813
Maryland, United States


    Daniel Lakin Drill


    Elizabeth Drill


    Jacob Andrew Drill


    George Washington Drill


    John William Drill


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Age 12

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 19

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Jewish Leykin (from Belarus), a metronymic from Leyke, a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Leye, from the Hebrew female personal name Lea, from which English Leah is derived (see Genesis 29: 16) + the Slavic possessive suffix -in.2 English: from a medieval personal name, a diminutive of Lawrence . Compare Law 1 and Larkin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jemima in entry for Jacob Andrews Drill, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Jemima Lakin Drill, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jemima in entry for Jacob Andrews Drill, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"

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