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John Lawson (1751 - 1838)

John Lawson
Born in Bedford, Virginiamap
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Husband of — married Jan 1775 in Surry (now Stokes), North Carolina, British Colonial Americamap
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Died in Albany, Clinton, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Jun 2014
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John Lawson was a Virginia colonist.

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Lawson-5718, Lawson-1655 and Lawson-2183 all appear to represent the same person. Previous merge requests have been rejected.

All three profiles have the save date of death of and location.

Lawson-5718 and Lawson-1655 have the same date of birth and location.

Lawson-5718 and Lawson-2183 were both married to Sarah Hinton.

Profiles for Sarah Hinton also require merge, Hinton-1477 and Hinton-521. These profiles have the same place of birth but one year difference in the date of birth. They have the same year for date of death but different locations.

Lawson-1655 and Lawson-2183 both have the same father, Bartholomew Lawson (Lawson-471).

Brother, John Lawson, will also require merge attention. Lawson-1655 and Lawson-2183 show Lawson-2184 and Lawson-3704 as brother, John. Lawson-3704 and Lawson-2184 require merge attention.

Lawson-1655 and Lawson-2183 are connected as brothers.


See also:

  • United States Senate.The Pension Roll of 1835.4 vols. 1968 Reprint, with index. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1992.
  • 1830; Census Place: McMinn, Tennessee; Series: M19; Roll: 178; Page: 137; Family History Library Film: 0024536
  • 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Smith, Tennessee; Page: 31; NARA Roll: M33_125; Image: 83
  • Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M246, 138 rolls); War Department Collection of Revolutionary War Records, Record Group 93; National Archives, Washington. D.C.

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