Henry William Lemon

about 1770–7 May 1827 (Age 57)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Henry William

Henry William Lemon was born about 1770, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. He married Mary "Polly" Gardner on 27 November 1796, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 7 May 1827, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Henry William Lemon
1770–1827
Mary "Polly" Gardner
1774–1851
Marriage: 27 November 1796
Mary Gardner Lemon
1797–1891
Jane McKelvey Lemon
1800–1802
Eliza Peale Lemon
1801–
William Lemon
1803–1832
Jean McKelvy Lemmon
1805–1891
Charles Lemon
1807–1885
Henry Lemon
1809–1885
Helen White Lemon
1810–1891
Ann Orne Lemon
1813–
James Lemon
1816–1840

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 November 1796
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(10)

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World Events (8)

1775 · No Entrance Granted

Age 5

On February 26, 1775, the drawbridge on the North River was raised keeping British Colonel Alexander Leslie and 300 troops from entering Salem and seizing ammonution that was stored there. If this had not happened there was the chance that the war for independence could have started Salem.
1776

Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 16

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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 (3)

  • William Lemon in entry for Helen W. Lemon, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • William Lemon in entry for Mary Gardner Lemon Leavitt, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • William Lemon in entry for Henry Lemon, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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