Martha Catherine Myers

22 December 1808–21 November 1883 (Age 74)
Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Catherine

When Martha Catherine Myers was born on 22 December 1808, in Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Abraham Meyer, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Lauck, was 27. She married William McClure Lemon on 25 April 1830, in Bucyrus, Crawford, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 21 November 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William McClure Lemon
Martha Catherine Myers
Marriage: 25 April 1830
Alexander Abraham Lemon Sr.
Ann Elizabeth Lemon
Samuel Lemon
Margaretta Lemon
Mary Ann Lemon
John Knox Lemon
William McClure Lemon Jr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 April 1830Bucyrus, Crawford, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 4
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 22
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Tipperary, Limerick and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meidhir ‘descendant of Meidhir’, with post-medieval excrescent -s. Meidhir is a personal name based on meidhir ‘mirth’.English (northern): variant of Myer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.English (northern): habitational name from one or more of the minor placenames derived from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr) in the plural form, such as Melmerby Mire in Melmerby, or Mires in Docker (both Cumbria).

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

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    Story Highlight

    William McClure Lemon

    Ordained Sept 21, 1870 Arrived in Salt Lake Sept 19, 1847 A brief history of Wm. M. Lemon, son of Alexander and Margaret Lemon, born in Cumberland, County, Pas, April 25, 1808. He was brought to f …

    Sources (17)

    • Catherine Lemon, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Catherine Myers in entry for Mary Ann Pickering, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Catherine Lemon, "United States Census, 1880"

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