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Pvt John Lawson
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1805
Washington County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 1884
Beaver County
Utah, USA

Son of Matthew Lawson & Rebecca Ross

Married Sarah Leal, 1827

Married Margaret Vance, abt 1848, Manti, Sanpete, Utah

John LAWSON (1805-1884). Born at Argyle, Washington, NY. Received elder's license in Kirtland 14 Nov 1836. Joined quorum 24 Sept 1837. Presided over Ramus Branch (IL) 1841. Endowed in Nauvoo Temple 1846. Resident of Manti, Sanpete, UT by 1851.

"John joined the Mormon Battalion on his way west with his wife and children. His wife Sarah died sometime after 1844. He married Margaret Vance after his return to Utah. They apparently lived in Salt Lake a short time after their marriage, and then moved to Manti. They were in St. George by 1860. He died in New Harmon, Utah." ~Woodrow Dennett, "Conquerors of the West" v.2 p.1388

* Mormon Battalion members

Family links: 
  Margaret Vance Lawson (1820 - 1906)
  Ruth Eliza Lawson Dodds (1850 - 1872)*
  Anna Elizabeth Lawson (1852 - 1934)*
  Margaret Lawson Cragun (1854 - 1937)*
  Mary Adelaide Lawson Perkins (1856 - 1945)*
  Sarah Ellen Lawson Bagley (1858 - 1885)*
  John Vance Lawson (1861 - 1930)*
  Rebecca Deseret Lawson Hancock (1865 - 1951)*
*Calculated relationship
Lee Family Cemetery
New Harmony
Washington County
Utah, USA
Maintained by: Schott Family
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 53547
Pvt John Lawson
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Pvt John Lawson
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Pvt John Lawson
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- Bradley
 Added: Mar. 4, 2014
Mormon Battalion, rank as PVT in Company B
- Schott Family
 Added: Aug. 9, 2008

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