William McClure Lemon

25 April 1808–10 March 1851 (Age 42)
Shermans Dale, Carroll Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of William McClure

When William McClure Lemon was born on 25 April 1808, in Shermans Dale, Carroll Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Alexander Lemon, was 25 and his mother, Margaret McClure, was 21. He married Martha Catherine Myers on 25 April 1830, in Bucyrus, Crawford, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 10 March 1851, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William McClure Lemon
Martha Catherine Myers
Marriage: 25 April 1830
Alexander Abraham Lemon Sr.
Ann Elizabeth Lemon
Samuel Lemon
Margaretta Lemon
Mary Ann Lemon
John Knox Lemon
William McClure Lemon Jr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 April 1830Bucyrus, Crawford, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 4
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 12
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    English:nickname from Middle English lefman, lemman, leman ‘lover, sweetheart’. This is probably the chief source of the surname. There is no connection with the word denoting the citrus fruit (which is of Persian origin).from the Middle English personal name Leman, Old English Lēofmann, from lēof ‘dear, beloved’ + mann ‘man’, the ultimate source of the name in 1 above.

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

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    William McClure Lemon

    Ordained Sept 21, 1870 Arrived in Salt Lake Sept 19, 1847 A brief history of Wm. M. Lemon, son of Alexander and Margaret Lemon, born in Cumberland, County, Pas, April 25, 1808. He was brought to f …

    Sources (26)

    • William Lemon, "United States Census, 1830"
    • William M in entry for Catherine Lemon, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • William M Lemon, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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