Lillie May Lemon

about 1870–
Indiana, United States

The Life of Lillie May

Lillie May Lemon was born about 1870, in Indiana, United States. She married John William Harwood on 2 May 1894, in Cass, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Logansport, Eel Township, Cass, Indiana, United States for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

John William Harwood
1860–1943
Lillie May Lemon
1870–
Marriage: 2 May 1894
Mary E Harwood
1895–1968
Agnes Harwood
1897–1988
Elizabeth G Harwood
1908–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 May 1894
Cass, Indiana, United States
children

(3)

    Female1895–1968Female

    Female1897–1988Female

    Elizabeth G Harwood

    Female1908–2006Female

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 0

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • Lillie M Harwood in household of John W Harwood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lillie M Harwood in household of John W Harwood, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lilly M Harwood in household of John W Harwood, "United States Census, 1920"

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