Virginia V "Jennie" Lemon

1886–1971 (Age 84)
Wirt, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Virginia V "Jennie"

When Virginia V "Jennie" Lemon was born on 11 October 1886, in Wirt, West Virginia, United States, her father, George H Lemmon, was 54 and her mother, Mary N Collums, was 44. She married Roy Tennant on 28 March 1909, in Wirt, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. She lived in Grant District, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Tygart, Wood, West Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 6 February 1971, in Wood, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Virginia V "Jennie" Lemon
1886–1971
Roy Tennant
1886–1971
Marriage: 28 March 1909
Opal Naomi Tennant
1909–1995
Mildred Louise Tennant
1919–1990
Helen Marie Tennant
1912–1972
Edith Florence Tennant
1915–1987
Glenna Tenant
1918–
Virginia Ruth Tennant
1922–1997

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 March 1909
Wirt, West Virginia, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1831–1921Male

  • Mary N Collums

    Female1842–1909Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Jennie Tennant in household of Roy Tennant, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie Tennant in household of Roy Tennant, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jennie H Tenant in household of Ray Tenant, "United States Census, 1930"

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