Lemon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Lemon family

The surname Lemon was first found in Granada, in southern Spain, and in Catalonia.

Important Dates for the Lemon family

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Lemon Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Limon, Limen, Limen, Limos and others.

Early Notables of the Lemon family (pre 1700)

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Lemon migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lemon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • William Lemon, who landed in Virginia in 1647 [1]
  • Will Lemon, who landed in Virginia in 1652 [1]
  • Edward Lemon, who landed in New Jersey in 1675 [1]
Lemon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Henry Lemon, who arrived in Virginia in 1701 [1]
  • Ben ja Lemon, who landed in Virginia in 1711 [1]
  • James Lemon, who landed in New England in 1727 [1]
  • Samuel Lemon, who landed in New England in 1727 [1]
Lemon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Hugh Lemon, who landed in Maryland in 1802 [1]
  • Daniel Lemon, aged 37, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1809 [1]
  • Moses Lemon, who landed in South Carolina in 1813 [1]
  • William Lemon, aged 17, who arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1824 [1]
  • Stewart Lemon, who arrived in New York in 1827 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lemon migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lemon Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • John Lemon, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • John Lemon, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mr. Joseph Lemon Sr., U.E., "Lemons" (b. 1718) born in Sussex County, New Jersey, USA from New Jersey, USA who settled in Willoughby Township, Niagara area, Ontario c. 1784 married to Prudence having 4 children [2]
Lemon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Botis Lemon, who arrived in Canada in 1830
  • Mrs. Ann Lemon, aged 30 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Triton" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in August 1847 [3]
  • Mrs. Catherine Lemon, aged 50 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Progress" departing from the port of New Ross, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle in August 1847 [3]
  • Mr. Edward Lemon, aged 50 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Triton" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in August 1847 [3]
  • Mr. James Lemon, aged 12 who immigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Erin's Queen" departing from the port of Liverpool, England but died on Grosse Isle in July 1847 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lemon migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Lemon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Samuel Lemon, English convict from Sussex, who was transported aboard the "Asia" on October 22nd, 1824, settling in New South Wales, Australia [4]
  • Sarah Lemon, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "David Malcolm" in 1848 [5]
  • C. Lemon, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Cheapside" in 1849 [6]
  • Charles Lemon, aged 34, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Cheapside" [6]
  • Elizabeth Lemon, aged 22, a domestic servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Standard" [7]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lemon migration to New Zealand

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Lemon Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Mr. C. Lemon, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Pudney Dawson" arriving in Otago, South Island, New Zealand on 15th December 1855 [8]
  • Miss Jane Lemon, (b. 1836), aged 28, British settler travelling from Plymouth aboard the ship "Ivanhoe" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 13th June 1864 [9]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lemon (post 1700)

  • W. E. Lemon, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Circuit Judge in West Virginia for the 2nd Judicial Circuit, 1968
  • Thomas L. Lemon, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Bloomington, Indiana, 1950-51, 1956-59; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1958
  • Scott Lemon, American politician, Mayor of Mayfield, Kentucky, 1950-54, 1958-59
  • Samuel M. Lemon, American politician, U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 4th Michigan District, 1897-1909
  • Robert Lemon, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1944
  • Richard A. Lemon, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1908
  • Joseph Leslie Lemon (1894-1931), American Republican politician, Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; Lawyer; Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District, 1931; Died in office 1931
  • Michael B. Lemon (b. 1895), American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Allegheny County, 1887-95; Died in office 1895
  • John A. Lemon (1827-1895), American Republican politician, Member of Pennsylvania State Senate, 1873-80, 1889-95 (21st District 1873-74, 35th District 1875-80, 1889-95); Died in office 1895; Pennsylvania State Auditor General, 1881-84
  • James M. Lemon, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 17th District, 1865-67
  • ... (Another 18 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Lemon family

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  3. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 39)
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1824 with 9 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1824
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) DAVID MALCOLM - EMIGRANT SHIP - 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848DavidMalcolm.htm
  6. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The CHEAPSIDE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Cheapside.htm
  7. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) STANDARD 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1852.shtml.
  8. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 26th March 2019). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  9. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  10. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 7) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
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