James Rockwell Lehew

1892–1969 (Age 77)
Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Rockwell

When James Rockwell Lehew was born on 20 October 1892, in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States, his father, Lewis William Lehew, was 32 and his mother, Florance Clawson, was 26. He lived in Trenton Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Van Horn Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 26 November 1969, in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Marion Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States.

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Lewis William Lehew
Florance Clawson
James Rockwell Lehew
Charles Howard Lehew
Edith Louise Lehew

Parents & Siblings

  • Lewis William Lehew


  • Female1865–1957Female



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 12

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

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)

  • James R Lehew, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James R Lehew in household of Beuris W Lehew, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James R Lehew in household of Lewis H Lehew, "United States Census, 1920"

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