James Erskin Lehew

1885–1950 (Age 65)
Rutherford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Erskin

When James Erskin Lehew was born in May 1885, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Wilson Lehew, was 24 and his mother, Martha Jane Ivie, was 24. He married Annie Bertha Crawford on 23 December 1906, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Civil District 17, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 5, Bedford, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 27 November 1950, in Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Erskin Lehew
Annie Bertha Crawford
Marriage: 23 December 1906
William Edward Lehew
Era M. Lehew
Mary Frances Lehew
James Wilson Lehew
Willie Mae Lehew

Spouse & Children

23 December 1906
Rutherford, Tennessee, United States


  • William Edward Lehew


  • Era M. Lehew


  • Mary Frances Lehew


  • James Wilson Lehew


  • Willie Mae Lehew


Parents & Siblings

  • John Wilson Lehew


  • Martha Jane Ivie




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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)

  • Erskin Leyhew, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earskin J Leyhew, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James E Lehew, "United States Census, 1920"

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