John Abraham Lehew Jr

1897–1972 (Age 75)
Proctor, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States

The Life of John Abraham

When John Abraham Lehew Jr was born on 18 May 1897, in Proctor, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States, his father, John Abraham Lehew, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Jane Smith, was 21. He married Olga Louise Hale in 1918, in Ohio, West Virginia, United States. He lived in Marshall, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Washington Magisterial District, Marshall, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 3 August 1972, in Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Tecumseh, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States.

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John Abraham Lehew Jr
Olga Louise Hale
Marriage: 1918

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Ohio, West Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 10

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Age 20

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • John Lehew, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Johnny Lehew in household of John Lehew, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Lehew Jr., "United States Census, 1930"

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