Margaretta Lemon

4 October 1839–25 July 1922 (Age 82)
Logansport, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Margaretta

When Margaretta Lemon was born on 4 October 1839, in Logansport, Indiana, United States, her father, William McClure Lemon, was 31 and her mother, Martha Catherine Myers, was 30. She married Robert Edson King on 18 March 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 25 July 1922, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Edson King
Margaretta Lemon
Marriage: 18 March 1855
John Edson King
William King
Thaddeus Constantine King
Mortimer King
Eva Margaretta King
Sarah Ann King
Catherine King
Lillian King
Latham King
Laura King
Martha King

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 March 1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy
    Age 2
    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English:nickname from Middle English lefman, lemman, leman ‘lover, sweetheart’. This is probably the chief source of the surname. There is no connection with the word denoting the citrus fruit (which is of Persian origin).from the Middle English personal name Leman, Old English Lēofmann, from lēof ‘dear, beloved’ + mann ‘man’, the ultimate source of the name in 1 above.

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

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    MARGARETTA LEMON (1839 - 1922)

    Margaretta Lemon was born in Cass County, Indiana, October 4, 1839, the fourth child of Catharine Mayer and William McClure Lemon. Her parents had been born and reared in Pennsylvania, Cumberland …

    Sources (58)

    • Margaretta King in household of Robt E King, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Margaretta Jenson King in entry for Robert Edson King, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Margaret King in household of Robt B King, "United States Census, 1910"

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