William Harrison Monroe Lemon

1865–1931 (Age 65)
Wirt, West Virginia, United States

The Life of William Harrison Monroe

When William Harrison Monroe Lemon was born on 25 December 1865, in Wirt, West Virginia, United States, his father, George H Lemmon, was 34 and his mother, Mary N Collums, was 23. He married Castilla Matilda Tibbs on 20 February 1893, in Ritchie, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 March 1931, in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States.

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William Harrison Monroe Lemon
Castilla Matilda Tibbs
Marriage: 20 February 1893
Pearl G. Lemon
Rockford Lawrence Lemon
M. T. Lemon
William Glen Lemon
Edna Lucille Lemon
Raymond Jennings Lemon
Dale Francis Lemon

Spouse & Children

20 February 1893
Ritchie, West Virginia, United States


  • Pearl G. Lemon


  • Male1898–1970Male

  • M. T. Lemon


  • William Glen Lemon


  • Edna Lucille Lemon


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1831–1921Male

  • Mary N Collums




+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Lefman, Old English Lēofman, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + mann ‘man’, ‘person’. This came to be used as a nickname for a lover or sweetheart, from Middle English lem(m)an. There is no connection with the word denoting the citrus fruit (which is of Persian origin).2 Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Lamont .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William P Lemon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William M Lemon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William M Lemmon, "United States Census, 1900"

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