James Lennon

11 September 1864–1949 (Age 84)
Currycreaghan, Moydow, Tagdheenod Ballymahon, Ireland

The Life of James

James Lennon was born on 11 September 1864 as the son of Patrick Lennan and Catherine Lennan Duff. He died in 1949, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Patrick Lennan
Catherine Lennan Duff
James Lennon
1864–1949
John Lennon
1865–1943
Joseph Lennon
1866–1948
Patrick Joseph Lennon
1869–1961
Michael Dominic Lennon
1870–1930
Anna Maria Lennon
1872–
Katie M Lennon
1876–1876
Catherine Lennan
1876–
Peter Lennon
1881–1881
Francis Joseph Lennon
1887–1900

Parents and Siblings

    Patrick Lennan

    MaleMale

    Catherine Lennan Duff

    FemaleFemale

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World Events (3)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 5

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Leannáin ‘descendant of Leannán’, a byname meaning ‘little cloak’ (less likely, ‘sweetheart’). 2. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lonáin ‘descendant of Lonán’, a personal name from a diminutive of lon ‘blackbird’.

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

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