James Clark Lehew

1870–1944 (Age 74)
Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States

The Life of James Clark

When James Clark Lehew was born on 16 May 1870, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Lehew, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Catherine Comstock, was 34. He married Ella May "Martha" Crawford on 24 December 1901, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States for about 20 years and Trenton Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 2 September 1944, in Grundy, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Marion Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Clark Lehew
Ella May "Martha" Crawford
Marriage: 24 December 1901
Kassie Maurine Lehew
Clifton Crawford Lehew
Helen Mildred Lehew

Spouse & Children

  • Male1870–1944Male

  • Ella May "Martha" Crawford


24 December 1901
Missouri, United States


  • Kassie Maurine Lehew


  • Clifton Crawford Lehew


  • Helen Mildred Lehew


Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin Franklin Lehew


  • Sarah Catherine Comstock




  • Lewis William Lehew


  • Mary Malissa Lehew


  • Alpha Elizabeth Lehew


  • Female1865–1962Female

  • Anna Rebecca Lehew


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • James C Lehew, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James C Lehew, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James C Lehew in household of Sarah C Lehew, "United States Census, 1900"

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