Harry Gordon Lehew

1895–1961 (Age 65)
Brunswick, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Harry Gordon

When Harry Gordon Lehew was born on 5 April 1895, his father, Samuel William Lehew, was 61 and his mother, Mary Emma Greer, was 25. He had at least 1 son with Mary Virginia Bussells. He lived in Smithville Township, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States in 1961 and Southport, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States in 1961. He died on 30 January 1961, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Harry Gordon Lehew
Mary Virginia Bussells
Harry Gordon Lehew Jr

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel William Lehew


  • Mary Emma Greer




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 2

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of French Lehu(e), Leheu, Leheut, or Leheux, a nickname or metonymic occupational name, from Old French hos, hues ‘boot’, with the suffix le.

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

Sources (3)

  • Harrie G Lehew in household of Samiel Lehew, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry Lehew, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry Gordon Lehew in entry for Harry Gordon Lehew and Mary Ellen Miller, "Delaware, Wilmington Vital Records, 1847-1954"

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