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John H. Lennon

Male 1890 - 1938


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  • Born  Jul 1890  Tatoms, Columbus County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  12 Dec 1938  Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Cause: homicide - cut to death in a fight 
    Buried  13 Dec 1938  Whiteville, Columbus County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I968  Main
    Last Modified  21 Jun 2008 

    Father  John Lennon,   b. approx. 1854, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Etta Lennon,   b. approx. 1862, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  30 Mar 1882  Columbus County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Marriage Register from Columbus County
    Marriage Register from Columbus County
    Family ID  F253  Group Sheet

    Family  Olive Gilepsie,   b. abt. 1902, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  abt. 1923 
    Children 
     1. Ludel Lennon,   b. abt. 1918, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lea Lennon,   b. abt. 1920, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. P.M. Lennon
     4. H. Lennon
     5. C. Lennon
     6. John Lennon, Jr.,   b. May 1928, Bladenboro, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1928, Bladenboro, Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  23 Jun 2008 
    Family ID  F997  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1900 NC Census: Etta Lennon (Head)
    1900 NC Census: Etta Lennon (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 9 Jul 1900
    Enumeration District: 36
    Sheet: 21A
    Location: Tatoms, Columbus County, NC

    1) Annette Lennon - head, age 40, born 1860
    2) Anna Eliza - daughter, age 14, b. Jun 1885
    3) Lucinda - daughter, age 12, b. Dec 1887
    4) Mary C. - daughter, age 11, b. Apr 1889
    5) John H. - son, age 9, b. Dec 1890
    6) John A. - son, age 4, b. Jun? 1896

    Note: There is a discrepancy in Lucinda's birth month on this census vs. what we find on all other documentation (December vs. May). Also, Lewis (Louis) is living a few doors down from them.

    Link to full image.
    1910 Census - Tatums Township (Columbus County), NC
    1910 Census - Tatums Township (Columbus County), NC
    1) Isaac Robinson - head, age 54, married 5 years, 1st marriage
    2) Etta Robinson - wife, age 45, married 5 years, second marriage
    3) John Lennon - stepson, age 18, single
    4) Andrew Lennon - stepson, age 15, single
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    NC Death Certificate: John Lennon
    NC Death Certificate: John Lennon
    Father: John Lennon
    Mother: Etta Lennon
    Spouse: Olive Lennon
    Informant: Andrew Lennon
    Newspaper Article: Negro Victim of Revenge Murder
    Newspaper Article: Negro Victim of Revenge Murder
    From The News Reporter, Whiteville, NC Dec 12, 1938.
    Newspaper article: Negro Found Dying of Knife Wounds
    Newspaper article: Negro Found Dying of Knife Wounds
    From the Columbus County News, Chadbourn, NC, Dec 15, 1938.

    Headstones
    John H. Lennon is buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery
    John H. Lennon is buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery

  • Notes  Buried:
    • Mt. Olive Cemetery

  • Sources 
    1. [S45] North Carolina Birth Certificate.
      if estimated from death certificate, would place birth year around 1893

    2. [S20] North Carolina Death Certificate.

    3. [S182] North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975, (Ancestry.com).