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 John “De Pope” Lemon

John “De Pope” Lemon

Birth
Death 27 Aug 1871 (aged 37–38)
Burial Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 62717259 · View Source
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John Lemon (de Pope )
age 38
had come to Mesilla after 1860 from California where he had been involved in a ranch owned by the Pope family. He had married Luciana (Pope) French at the age of 16. His gravestone was found by workmen restoring the Mesilla Plaza near San Albino's church along with that of his daughter, Juliana.

Hit on the head with a pick handle during a riot in Mesilla over political matters.


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  • Created by: Athanatos
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62717259
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John “De Pope” Lemon (1833–27 Aug 1871), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62717259, citing Masonic Cemetery, Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Athanatos (contributor 46907585) .