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William Dewey Lennon, Sr.

Male 1898 - 1960


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  25 Dec 1898  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  09 Jul 1960  Elizabethtown, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Agency: Bladen County Hospital 
    Person ID  I1263  Main
    Last Modified  10 Apr 2008 

    Father  Council Lennon,   b. approx. 1839, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Jannie,   b. Sept 1858, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown 
    Married  approx. 1880  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F412  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Ethel Lennon,   b. abt. 1900, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Dillard Lennon,   b. 15 May 1920, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1986, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  31 May 2007 
    Family ID  F737  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Nettie Bland,   b. 21 Sep 1908, Pender County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1961, Clarkton, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  approx. 1929 
    Children 
    >1. Council Lennon,   b. 08 Oct 1931, Bladen Marsh, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1991, Elizabethtown, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. William Dewey Lennon, Jr.,   b. 01 May 1933, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1996, Clarkton, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lizzie Lennon,   b. 20 Sep 1936, Bladen Marsh, Bladen County,North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Timothy Herman Lennon,   b. 28 Mar 1938, Bladen Marsh, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 2001, Philadephia, Philadephia County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. E. Lennon
    >6. D. Lennon
    Last Modified  4 Jun 2009 
    Family ID  F508  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1900 NC Cencus: Council Lennon (Head)
    1900 NC Cencus: Council Lennon (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 26 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 38
    Sheet: 3
    Location: Western Prong, Columbus County, NC

    Council - Head, age 50, born Jun 1850, married 19 years
    Jane - Wife, age 41, born Sep 1858, married 19 years, mother of 8, 7 still living
    Daisy - Daughter, age 14, born Jun 1885
    Anna Jane - Daughter, age 12, born Jan 1888
    Lizzie - Daughter, age 9, born Oct 1890
    Julia - Daughter,age 9, born Oct 1890
    Flora - Daughter, age 7, born Nov 1893
    James - Son, age 4, born Sept 1895
    Dewey - Son, age 1, born Dec 1899
    1910 NC Census: Grant Lennon (Head)
    1910 NC Census: Grant Lennon (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 7 May 1910
    Enumeration District: 27
    Sheet: 9A & 9B
    Location: Chadbourn, Columbus County, NC

    Grant - Head, age 40, 2nd marriage, married 1 year
    Allie - Wife, age 21, 1st marriage, married 1 year, no children
    Leder (?) - daughter, age 17
    Docton - son, age 15
    Lee - son, age 13
    David - son, age 10
    Will - son, age 8
    Allie - daughter, age 6
    Counsel - father, age 71, widowed
    James - brother, age 15
    Dewey - brother, age 12

    Note: family is listed as "mulatto" except wife Allie.

    Link to full image.
    WWI Draft Registration Card: William Dewey Lennon Sr.
    WWI Draft Registration Card: William Dewey Lennon Sr.
    Birth Date: 25 Dec 1898
    Next of Kin: Lizzie Robinson
    Date: Apr 1918
    1930 NC Census: Dewey Lennon (Head)
    1930 NC Census: Dewey Lennon (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 16 Apr 1930
    Enumeration District: 11
    Sheet: 8B
    Location: Brown Marsh, Bladen County, North Carolina

    Dwelling #126
    1. Dewey - age 36, 1st marriage at 19,
    2. Nettie - age 22, 1st marriage at 21
    3. Dillard - son, age unreadeable
    4. John H. Blonde - age 18, brother in law
    NC Death Certificate: William Dewey Lennon
    NC Death Certificate: William Dewey Lennon

    Headstones
    William Dewey Lennon is buried in Clarkton Cemetery.
    William Dewey Lennon is buried in Clarkton Cemetery.

  • Notes  Born:
    • Birth certificates of children vary between reporting his birth in Bladen or Columbus County.
    • Death certificate has birth date as 1 Oct 1898 but 1900 census and draft card have month of December.

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] WW1 Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, (Ancestry).

    2. [S3] North Carolina Death Collection 1908-2004. Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com).

    3. [S20] North Carolina Death Certificate.