Lemon Burying Ground
The Lemon Burying Ground is located 12 miles west of Eagle Rock on Rt. 220 and Lick Run Road on original homestead land.
|Lemon, Andrew P||1854||1862|
|Lemon, Elizabeth||23 Sep 1839||5 Mar 1916|
|Lemon, Fife H||18 Sep 1869||5 Mar 1919|
|Lemon, Jacob||7 May 1763||6 Nov 1848|
|Lemon, J N||18 Jan 1834||14 Mar 1909|
|Lemon, John R||1856||1857|
|Lemon, V A||no date||no date|
|Simpson, Bettie J||21 Nov 1852||8 May 1885|
Jacob Lemon was born in Frederick County, Maryland. He was the son of George and Marie Lemon of that area. He was married in Botetourt County on December 8, 1797 to Jane Gillilan. He fought in the Revolutionary War. Jane collected Widows Pension pension of $23.33 every six months from 1849-1858. He died in Botetourt County.
Elizabeth Lemon was the daughter of Jabez Johnson and Mariah Persinger Johnson of Alleghany County. She was the wife of J. N. Lemon.
Fife H. Lemon was the son of George Lemon and Joanna Persinger Lemon. He was single at his death.
Cornelius Lemon and David Lemon were also the sons of George Lemon & Joanna Persinger Lemon.
Virginia Lemon (born in 1823 and died in 1854) was the daughter of Jacob and Jane.
George Lemon (born in 1809 and died in 1881) was the son of Jacob & Jane. He married Joanna Persinger.
Bettie J. Lemon married J. Benson Simpson in Botetourt County on December 18, 1878. She is the daughter of George and Joannah. J Benson Simpson is the son of John Simpson and Martha Virginia Burger. They appear to have had one child named Mary. After Bettie passed, J. Benson Johnson remarried and left the area.