When Ann Elizabeth Lemon was born on 26 July 1833, in Lafayette, Wabash New Purchase, Indiana, United States, her father, William McClure Lemon, was 25 and her mother, Martha Catherine Myers, was 24. She married Berrill Covington Jr. on 12 April 1852, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in California, United States in 1870 and Judicial Township 10, Kern, California, United States in 1900. She died on 17 February 1910, in Mojave, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 76.
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.