William Fillard Lemmon and Martha Eliza Crockett

William F. Lemmon married Martha Eliza Crockett, daughter of James Kelly Crockett and Millie Ann Stricklin. Martha was a sibling of direct line. The Lemmons resided in Chautauqua County, Kansas.


General Notes


Willard Fillard LEMMON was born June 13 1848 in Knox County Ohio, died at the age of 83 on Sept 24 1931, and is buried at Elcado Cemetery Chautauqua County Kansas. He married Martha Eliza “Mattie” CROCKETT born 3 June 1853, died at the age of 76 on 10 July 1929, also buried at Elcado Cemetery.

He was about 29 and she about 24 at the time of their marriage 20 May 1877. They had 6 children, the first being Roy F. LEMMON born in 1878 and who is also buried at Elcado. Other children were Ermie L., Rose L., Resse, George and Glenn.

1848: Born Knox County Ohio but raised in northeast Missouri.
1864: Enlisted in the One Hundred and Forty-third Illinois Infantry.
Is under Col. D. C. SMITH, serving six months.
1871: Commenced reading law in Kirksville, Mo.,
1872: Emigrated to Kansas, locating in Peru, Howard County.
Employed in the County Clerk’s office.
At the end of six months the county seat was moved to Elk Fall.
Mr. Lemmon relocated at that point.
1874: William LEMMON came to Kansas, settling first at Independence.
(Alternatively from obit)
1875: Appointed Register of Deeds in Chautauqua County, locating at Sedan.
Soon after was elected Register of Deeds
1877 Re-elected Register of Deeds in 1877, serving three terms
1877: Marriage to Mattie CROCKETT, daughter of James Kelly and Millie CROCKETT.
Lived the majority of life near Peru, KS.
1877 to 1882:
Resumed the practice of law and opened a real estate and loan office.
1882: Elected County Attorney.
1929: After death of wife moved to Caney Kansas where he died.
1931: Died at Caney KS.

Other names: Mr. GIBSON was associated with him in the real estate business and Mr. SHARTELL in the law business.

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W. F. LEMMON’s obit:

MR. W. F. LEMON – 1931

Friends of the Lemon family were sorry to hear of the death of W. F. Lemon, Thursday night at his home in Caney. He was 83 years old. He had lived in Caney only since the death of his wife, July 10, 1929. He had lived near Peru most of his life. He came to Kansas in 1874, settled first at Independence then went to Chautauqua county, he was register of deeds, county attorney of Chautauqua county.

He leaves four children, Mrs. E. BROCKMAN of Illinois, Reese, George and Glenn, all of California.

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W. F. LEMMON, County Attorney, was born in Knox County, Ohio, in 1848, but was raised in Northeast Missouri. In 1864, he enlisted in the One Hundred and Forty-third Illinois Infantry, under Col. D. C. SMITH, serving six months. In 1871, he commenced reading law in Kirksville, Mo., and in the fall of 1872, emigrated to Kansas, locating in Peru, Howard County, and was employed in the County Clerk’s office. At the end of six months the county seat was moved to Elk Falls, and Mr. Lemmon located at that point. In 1875, he was appointed Register of Deeds in Chautauqua County, locating at Sedan, and soon after was elected Register of Deeds and re-elected in 1877, serving three terms. He then resumed the practice of law and opened a real estate and loan office. In the fall of 1882, he was elected County Attorney. Mr. GIBSON is associated with him in the real estate business and Mr. SHARTELL has been in company with him since January, 1883, in the law business. Mr. Lemmon is one of the most popular men in the county and has been identified with the county since its organization. He is a thorough business man and a pleasant gentleman. In 1877, he was married to Miss Martha E. CROCKETT, of this county. They have three children — Roy F., Ermie L., and Rose L. Mr. L. is a member of Stone River Post, No. 74, G. A. R., of Sedan Lodge, No. 141, I.O.O.F., and of the Knights of Honor.

SOURCE: US GENWEB: KANSAS COLLECTION BOOKS, William G. Cutler’s History of the State of Kansas, biographical sketches.

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William G. CUTLER’s HISTORY OF THE STATE OF KANSAS:

Sedan Lodge, N. O. 141, I.O.O.F., was instituted April 18, 1877, with five charter members, viz.: W. W. Jones, J. W. Sitton, Ezra Hayden, L. C. Wait and R. S. Turner. The membership of the lodge has steadily increased, and now numbers about forty-three. At present the lodge is officered as follows: J. S. Wade, Noble Grand; John R. Butler, Vice Grand; Ol. G. Hayes, Recording Secretary; W. F. Lemmon, Permanent Secretary; B. E. Bius, Treasurer; A. C. Mathews, Warden; M. T. Evans, Conductor.

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Civil War Pensioners living in Chautauqua co. 1883
Lemmon, W. F. P G 143 Inf. IL Sedan

Source

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Elcado Cemetery:

LENNON, Roy F. 25 Apr 1878 01 May 1908
LENMON, William F. 13 Jun 1848 24 Sep 1931
LEMMON, Mattie E. 03 Jul 1853 10 Jul 1929 this couple buried
between Dr. W.G. Jack &
George A. Jack

JACK, George A. 1908 1933
JACK, Ermie w/o W.G. 19 Jan 1880 14 Dec 1922
JACK, W. G., M.D. 24 Jul 1874 20 Dec 1946
JACK, Pauline B. 05 Mar 1910 14 Jun 1981
JACK, W. F. 15 Oct 1918 17 Feb 1985 h/o Lena Clare, WW II

Source

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PROPERTY OWNERS SEC TWP RANGE ACRES TOWNSHIP

Lemmon, W. F . 33 34s 11e 80 Belleville
Lemmon, W. F. 25 34s 11e 160 Belleville
Lemmon, W. F. 3 35s 11e 40 Belleville
Lemmon, W. F. 7 35s 12e 120 Belleville
Lemmon, W. F. 9 35s 11e 40 Belleville
Lemmon, W. F. 9 35s 12e 40 Belleville
Lemmon, W. F. 4 35s 11e 280 Belleville
Lemon, W. F. 13 35s 11e 20 Belleville
(700 acres total)

Lemmen, W. F. 26 32s 11e 200 Lafayette
Lemmen, W. F. 32 32s 12e 80 Lafayette
Lemmen, W. F. 25 32s 11e 40 Lafayette
Lemmen, W. F. 27 32s 11e 160 Lafayette

Lemmon, W. F. 25 34s 10e 200 Hendricks
Lemmon, W. F. 33 34s 10e 40 Hendricks
Lemmon, W. F. 26 34s 10e 200 Hendricks
Lemmon, W. F. 17 35s 10e 160 Hendricks

Lemmon, W. F. 9 34s 10e 80 Summit

Lemmon, W. F. 22 32s 9e 80 Caneyville

Lemmon, W. F. 14 35s 12e 400 Little Caney
Lemmon, W. F. 10 35s 12e 40 Little Caney
Lemmon, W. F. 20 32s 13e 80 Salt Creek

Source

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He was also given as an Oil Producer.




Husband William Fillard Lemmon 1



           Born: 1848 Jun 13 - , Knox, Ohio
     Christened: 
           Died: 1931 Sep 24 - Caney, Chautauqua, Kansas
         Buried:  - El Cado Cemetery, Chautauqua, Kansas 2
       Marriage: 1877 May 20 - , Chautauqua, Kansas 3

Events


1. Occupation: Attorney.

2. Place: Grew up NE Missouri.

3. He served in the military 143rd Illinois Infantry Civil War. 143rd Illinois Infantry, 1864, served six months.

4. Residence: 1872 Peru, Howard, Kansas.

5. Residence: 1872 Elk Falls, Elk, Kansas.

6. Residence: 1875 Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas.

7. Census: 1880 Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas. 4 1880 KS, CHAUTAUQUA CO. SEDAN
William F. LEMMON 32 b. OH lawyer, real estate dealer father b. PA mother b. VA
Mattie E. 26 b. MO parents b. MO
Roy F. 2 b. KS
Ermie L. 4 months b. KS
Missourie UNDERWOOD (HSister) 20 b. MO Assists keeping house father b. OH mother b. VT

8. Military Pension: 1883. 5 Certificate# Name of Pensioner P.O. Address Cause for which pensioned Monthly Rate Date of original allowance: 171,969 Lemmon, Wm. Sedan paralysis l. leg resulting from Chr.diarrhea $18.00 Aug., 1880

9. Census: 1900 Center, Vernon, Missouri. LEMMON William June 1848 51 md 23 b. OH father b. PA mother b. VT
Martha July 1853 46 6 of 6 children living b. MO parents b. MO
Roy F. 1878 22 b. KS father b. OH mother b. MO
Emma? L. Jan 1880 20
Zenna? B. April 1882 18
William G. Jan 1884 16
R… H. March 1886 14
George J. July 1894 5 b. MO father b. OH Mother b. MO
PENCE? Maggie servant Feb 1863 37 b. VA

10. Census: 1910 Little Caney, Chautauqua, Kansas. 6 Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Little Caney, Chautauqua, Kansas; Roll: T624_433; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 8; Image: 1393.
50/50 LEMMON R. H. 24 md 3 years b. KS father b. OH mother b. MO
Anna 20 no children b. KS father b. KS
SHARP Viola sister-in-law 15 b. KS father b. KS
51/51 LEMMON W. F. 61 md 33 years b. OH father b. PA mother b. VT
Mattie 56 5 of 6 children living b. MO parents b.MO
George J. son 15 b. MO father b. OH mother b. MO

11. Residence: 1929 approx. Caney, Chautauqua, Kansas.

12. Edited: 3/2003 JK.




Wife Martha Eliza (Mattie) Crockett 7



           Born: 1853 Jun 3 - , Boone, Missouri
     Christened: 
           Died: 1929 Jul 10
         Buried:  - El Cado Cemetery, Chautauqua, Kansas 2



         Father: James Kelly + Crockett (1832-1909) 8
         Mother: Millie Ann + Stricklin (1835-1910) 9




Events


1. Census: 1860 , Vernon, Missouri. 10 1860 MISSOURI VERNON COUNTY (above Barton) HARRISON TOWNSHIP
536-509
KARNES Harvey (FM) 26 VA
Mary 28 MO
Leonidas 6 MO
Vernesa J. 4 MO
Joseph M. 2 MO
STRICKLIN James 21 MO
537-510
CROCKETT James K. (FM) 28 MO
Milly A. 24 MO
Martha 6 MO
S.K. 4 MO
James I 1 MO
538-511
ANDERSON S.N. (FM) 25 IL
M.M. 21 IL
POPE C.C. 12 IL
556-529
STRICKLIN Thomas (FM) 57 TN
Elizabeth 39 MO
MK 17 m. MO

Also living in the nearby area: Corker, Gummans, Griffa, Kindrell, Davenport, Wilcox, Jones (James 35 and family KY), Powell, Hunter, Hunton, Clark (James 22 KY and family), Baker, McKill, Reams or Reaves, Gooding, Phillips, Hutchinson, Proffitt, Brown, Roseboom, Porter, Linzy, Hues, Mylines, Hooper, Springer, Ramey or Rainey, KELLY (Thomas 34 MO and family), Bowan. The KIRKPATRICKS were in Drywood Township, Drywood, MO.

2. Census – UTL: 1870.

3. Census: 1875 Belleville, Howard, Kansas. 11 125/125 J K Crockett 43 farmer $200 $320 MO from MO
Emma 40
Mattie 22
Samuel 19
J D 17
J K Jr 14
L B 4
126/126 J T PERSHALL 25 farmer IA from IA
Sarah 24 MO from IA
Elba 4
Della 2 KS from KS
127/127 S H PERSHALL 47 farmer $300 $280 MO from MO
Millicent 47 SC from MO
Mary 18 IA from IA
Florence 16
Ella 16
128/128 J W PERSHALL 22 farmer IA from IA
Jane 18 MO from IA
WM 6/12 KS from IA

4. Census: 1880 Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas. 4 1880 KS, CHAUTAUQUA CO. SEDAN
William F. LEMMON 32 b. OH lawyer, real estate dealer father b. PA mother b. VA
Mattie E. 26 b. MO parents b. MO
Roy F. 2 b. KS
Ermie L. 4 months b. KS
Missourie UNDERWOOD (HSister) 20 b. MO Assists keeping house father b. OH mother b. VT

5. Census: 1900 Center, Vernon, Missouri. LEMMON William June 1848 51 md 23 b. OH father b. PA mother b. VT
Martha July 1853 46 6 of 6 children living b. MO parents b. MO
Roy F. 1878 22 b. KS father b. OH mother b. MO
Emma? L. Jan 1880 20
Zenna? B. April 1882 18
William G. Jan 1884 16
R… H. March 1886 14
George J. July 1894 5 b. MO father b. OH Mother b. MO
PENCE? Maggie servant Feb 1863 37 b. VA

6. Census: 1910 Little Caney, Chautauqua, Kansas. 6 Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Little Caney, Chautauqua, Kansas; Roll: T624_433; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 8; Image: 1393.
50/50 LEMMON R. H. 24 md 3 years b. KS father b. OH mother b. MO
Anna 20 no children b. KS father b. KS
SHARP Viola sister-in-law 15 b. KS father b. KS
51/51 LEMMON W. F. 61 md 33 years b. OH father b. PA mother b. VT
Mattie 56 5 of 6 children living b. MO parents b.MO
George J. son 15 b. MO father b. OH mother b. MO




Children


1 F Rose L. Lemmon 2



           Born: 1877 circa est
     Christened: 
           Died: Unknown
         Buried: 
         Spouse: E. Brockman (1870-          )


Events


1. Edited: 3/2003 JK.


2 M Roy F. Lemmon 2



           Born: 1878 Apr 25 - , , Kansas
     Christened: 
           Died: 1918 May 1
         Buried:  - El Cado Cemetery, Chautauqua, Kansas
         Spouse: Pauline (1878-          )


Events


1. Census: 1880 Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas. 4 1880 KS, CHAUTAUQUA CO. SEDAN
William F. LEMMON 32 b. OH lawyer, real estate dealer father b. PA mother b. VA
Mattie E. 26 b. MO parents b. MO
Roy F. 2 b. KS
Ermie L. 4 months b. KS
Missourie UNDERWOOD (HSister) 20 b. MO Assists keeping house father b. OH mother b. VT

2. Census: 1900 Center, Vernon, Missouri. LEMMON William June 1848 51 md 23 b. OH father b. PA mother b. VT
Martha July 1853 46 6 of 6 children living b. MO parents b. MO
Roy F. 1878 22 b. KS father b. OH mother b. MO
Emma? L. Jan 1880 20
Zenna? B. April 1882 18
William G. Jan 1884 16
R… H. March 1886 14
George J. July 1894 5 b. MO father b. OH Mother b. MO
PENCE? Maggie servant Feb 1863 37 b. VA

3. Census: 1905 Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas. 12 1/1 Roy LEMMON 26 IN from IN carpenter
Pauline 26 KS from KS


3 F Ermie L. Lemmon 2



           Born: 1880 Jan 19 2
     Christened: 
           Died: 1922 Dec 14 2
         Buried:  - El Cado Cemetery, Chautauqua, Kansas 2
         Spouse: Private


Events


1. Census: 1880 Sedan, Chautauqua, Kansas. 4 1880 KS, CHAUTAUQUA CO. SEDAN
William F. LEMMON 32 b. OH lawyer, real estate dealer father b. PA mother b. VA
Mattie E. 26 b. MO parents b. MO
Roy F. 2 b. KS
Ermie L. 4 months b. KS
Missourie UNDERWOOD (HSister) 20 b. MO Assists keeping house father b. OH mother b. VT

2. Census: 1900 Center, Vernon, Missouri. LEMMON William June 1848 51 md 23 b. OH father b. PA mother b. VT
Martha July 1853 46 6 of 6 children living b. MO parents b. MO
Roy F. 1878 22 b. KS father b. OH mother b. MO
Emma? L. Jan 1880 20
Zenna? B. April 1882 18
William G. Jan 1884 16
R… H. March 1886 14
George J. July 1894 5 b. MO father b. OH Mother b. MO
PENCE? Maggie servant Feb 1863 37 b. VA

3. Census: 1910 Belleville, Chautauqua, Kansas. 6 p. 20
51/51 JACK William G. b. IA father b. Ireland mother b. Iowa
Erjmie wife 2 children 2 surviving b. KS father b. Ohio mother b. Missouri
George E. b. KS
Pauline b. KS

4. Age at Marriage: 26.

5. Age at Death: 42.


4 F Zenna B. Lemmon



           Born: 1882 Apr - , , Kansas
     Christened: 
           Died: Unknown
         Buried: 


Events


1. Census: 1900 Center, Vernon, Missouri. LEMMON William June 1848 51 md 23 b. OH father b. PA mother b. VT
Martha July 1853 46 6 of 6 children living b. MO parents b. MO
Roy F. 1878 22 b. KS father b. OH mother b. MO
Emma? L. Jan 1880 20
Zenna? B. April 1882 18
William G. Jan 1884 16
R… H. March 1886 14
George J. July 1894 5 b. MO father b. OH Mother b. MO
PENCE? Maggie servant Feb 1863 37 b. VA


5 M William Glenn Lemmon



           Born: 1884 - , , Kansas
     Christened: 
           Died: Unknown
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Margaret (1885-          )
           Marr: 1909


Events


1. Census: 1900 Center, Vernon, Missouri. LEMMON William June 1848 51 md 23 b. OH father b. PA mother b. VT
Martha July 1853 46 6 of 6 children living b. MO parents b. MO
Roy F. 1878 22 b. KS father b. OH mother b. MO
Emma? L. Jan 1880 20
Zenna? B. April 1882 18
William G. Jan 1884 16
R… H. March 1886 14
George J. July 1894 5 b. MO father b. OH Mother b. MO
PENCE? Maggie servant Feb 1863 37 b. VA

2. Census: 1930 Long Beach, Los Angeles, California. 13 Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Long Beach, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 129; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 1073; Image: 158.0.
222/118/168 LEMMON W. Glenn $50 rent 46 md 21 b. KS father b. VT mother b. MO
Margaret C. 45 md. 20 b. MO father b. OH mother b. IL
William C. 22 b. KS father b. IN mother b. MO
Rolla S. 14 b. KS father b. MO mother b. KS
Besse J. 10 b. MO

3. Edited: 3/2003 JK.


6 M Reese H. Lemmon



           Born: 1886 - , , Kansas
     Christened: 
           Died: Unknown
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Anna Sharp (1890-          )
           Marr: 1907 abt


Events


1. Census: 1900 Center, Vernon, Missouri. LEMMON William June 1848 51 md 23 b. OH father b. PA mother b. VT
Martha July 1853 46 6 of 6 children living b. MO parents b. MO
Roy F. 1878 22 b. KS father b. OH mother b. MO
Emma? L. Jan 1880 20
Zenna? B. April 1882 18
William G. Jan 1884 16
R… H. March 1886 14
George J. July 1894 5 b. MO father b. OH Mother b. MO
PENCE? Maggie servant Feb 1863 37 b. VA

2. Census: 1910 Little Caney, Chautauqua, Kansas. 6 Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Little Caney, Chautauqua, Kansas; Roll: T624_433; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 8; Image: 1393.
50/50 LEMMON R. H. 24 md 3 years b. KS father b. OH mother b. MO
Anna 20 no children b. KS father b. KS
SHARP Viola sister-in-law 15 b. KS father b. KS
51/51 LEMMON W. F. 61 md 33 years b. OH father b. PA mother b. VT
Mattie 56 5 of 6 children living b. MO parents b.MO
George J. son 15 b. MO father b. OH mother b. MO

3. Census: 1920 Belleville, Chautauqua, Kansas. 14 Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Belleville, Chautauqua, Kansas; Roll: T625_522; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 1; Image: 811.
24/28 Harry L. BAYSINGER
25/29 LEMMON, Reese H. 33 b. KS father b. OH mother b. MO
Anna W. 29 b. KS father b. KS mother b. CA
Dorothy D. 8 b. KS parents b. KS
Mildred 6
Glen F. son 4 and 10/12
26/30 John H. HARPE and family

4. Edited: 3/2003 JK.


7 M George J. Lemmon



           Born: 1894 Jul - , , Missouri
     Christened: 
           Died: Unknown
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Margaret (1894-          )


Events


1. Census: 1900 Center, Vernon, Missouri. LEMMON William June 1848 51 md 23 b. OH father b. PA mother b. VT
Martha July 1853 46 6 of 6 children living b. MO parents b. MO
Roy F. 1878 22 b. KS father b. OH mother b. MO
Emma? L. Jan 1880 20
Zenna? B. April 1882 18
William G. Jan 1884 16
R… H. March 1886 14
George J. July 1894 5 b. MO father b. OH Mother b. MO
PENCE? Maggie servant Feb 1863 37 b. VA

2. Census: 1910 Little Caney, Chautauqua, Kansas. 6 Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Little Caney, Chautauqua, Kansas; Roll: T624_433; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 8; Image: 1393.
50/50 LEMMON R. H. 24 md 3 years b. KS father b. OH mother b. MO
Anna 20 no children b. KS father b. KS
SHARP Viola sister-in-law 15 b. KS father b. KS
51/51 LEMMON W. F. 61 md 33 years b. OH father b. PA mother b. VT
Mattie 56 5 of 6 children living b. MO parents b.MO
George J. son 15 b. MO father b. OH mother b. MO

3. Census: Possible 1920 Denver, Denver, Colorado. 15 Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Denver, Denver, Colorado; Roll: T625_162; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 297; Image: 1042.
128/128 WATERS David H. family
129/129 LEMMON George J. 28 b. MO father b. IL mother b. MO
Margaret 26 b. KS father b. IL mother b. MO
Robert 5 b. CO
William R 3 and 5/12
George J. 1/12

4. Edited: 3/2003 JK.


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