John Lemon

10 January 1708–about 22 December 1794
Ireland

The Life of John

John Lemon was christened on 10 January 1708, in Grange, Banffshire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the son of William Lemon and Issobell Lorimer. He married Maria Anna Brunner in 1730, in Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He died about 22 December 1794, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

John Lemon
1708–1794
Maria Anna Brunner
1719–1794
Marriage: 1730
Margaret Lehman
1745–1826
Mary Lemon
1749–
Sarah Leman
1751–1807
Martha Lemon
1753–
Jane Leman
1758–1822

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1730
Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    William Lemon

    MaleMale

    Issobell Lorimer

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(2)

World Events (3)

1714

Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland.
1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Lefman, Old English Lēofman, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + mann ‘man’, ‘person’. This came to be used as a nickname for a lover or sweetheart, from Middle English lem(m)an. There is no connection with the word denoting the citrus fruit (which is of Persian origin).2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Lamont .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pennsylvania Probate Records, 1683-1994; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G991-MVKJ?cc=1999196&wc=9PMX-4WL%3A268493301%2C282444001
  • John Lemon in entry for Priscilla Lemon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Lemon in entry for Alexander Lemon, "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881"

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