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Lawson W. Hampton, Sr
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Birth: 1814
Carter County
Tennessee, USA
Death: 1894
Tennessee, USA

Originally buried at Hampton Cemetery #1, Plot 31-2, Cocke County, Tennessee. Due to the Douglas Reservoir Project in 1942, this grave was relocated to Union Cemetery from its original burial site. Many graves were not moved and remain under the waters of the reservoir.



1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Lawson W. Hampton
Home in 1880: Dutch Bottom, Cocke, Tennessee
Age: 65
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
Birthplace: Tennessee
Spouse's Name: Mary J. Hampton (Lawson married 1876 Mary Jane Horton in Yancy Co. NC)
Father's birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's birthplace: North Carolina

Household Members: Name Age
Lawson W. Hampton, head, 65,
Mary J. Hampton, wife, 45
William H. Hampton, son, 32,
David M. Hampton, son, 35,
Sharlotte Hampton, daughter in law, 26,
Lizzie Hampton, step g daughter, 8m,
Stela Rankin, servent, 40.

1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Lawson W Hampton
Age in 1860: 45
Birth Year: abt 1815
Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1860: Division 2, Carter, Tennessee
Post Office: Elizabethton

Household Members: Name Age
Lawson W. Hampton 45
(wife Elizabeth Mast died in 1860)
Mary A. Hampton 18
Johnson Hampton 17
David M. Hampton 15
William H. Hampton 13
Andrew C. Hampton 11
Lawson W. Hampton 8
Sarah B Hampton 6

1850 United States Federal Census
Name: Lawson W Hampton
Age: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
Birth Place: Tennessee
Color: White
Gender: Male
Home in 1850 District 3, Carter, Tennessee
Family Number: 20

Household Members: Name Age
Lawson W Hampton 35
Elizabeth (Mast) Hampton 29
Mary Ann Hampton 8
Johnson Hampton 7
David M Hampton 5
William A H Hampton 2
Andrew C Hampton 0
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Johnson Hampton (1775 - 1854)
  Sarah Baker Hampton (1781 - 1876)
 
 Spouses:
  Jennie Horton Hampton (1836 - 1893)*
  Elizabeth Mast Hampton (1821 - 1860)*
 
 Children:
  Johnson Hampton (1842 - 1862)*
  David Mast Hampton (1845 - 1929)*
  William A. H. Hampton (1847 - 1927)*
  Andrew C. Hampton (1849 - 1935)*
  Lawson W. Hampton (1851 - 1936)*
  Sallie B. Hampton (1854 - 1862)*
 
 Sibling:
  Johnson Hampton (1808 - ____)*
  Lawson W. Hampton (1814 - 1894)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Newport
Cocke County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section 1
 
Maintained by: Suzanne
Originally Created by: Dianne Redding Rogers
Record added: Mar 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49565209
Lawson W. Hampton, Sr
Added by: Marvin & Samme Templin
 
 
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Rest in peace.
- Jean
 Added: Jul. 12, 2014

- Suzanne
 Added: Apr. 12, 2013

- turkeys4me
 Added: Aug. 10, 2012
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