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William Lawson
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1841
Easington Colliery
County Durham, England
Death: Feb. 26, 1923
Terra Alta
Preston County
West Virginia, USA

William Lawson Son of Thomas and Ann Lawson Durham County, England. Husband of Emma Jones Lawson, father of William, Mariah, Jennie, Isabelle,Alice, Joseph, Annie,James, John and Robert. William and his wife Emma lived in Terra Alta, Preston County, West Virginia close to the railroad tracks. He would occasionally pick up pieces of coal that had bounced out of the train cars. William was very hard of hearing,, and as he was about to cross over the railroad tracks either to pick up coal,, or go to his daughter Isabelle Lawson Hartman's house,, he stepped from behind a building onto the tracks,, and in front of a oncoming train. He was killed as a result of this. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Lawson (1806 - 1848)
  Ann Robson Lawson (1810 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Jones Lawson (1848 - 1928)
 
 Children:
  Maria Lawson MacKenzie (1869 - 1922)*
  Isabella Lawson Hartman (1872 - 1961)*
  Joseph Lawson (1875 - 1948)*
  Charles Lawson (1875 - 1948)*
  Robert Earl Lawson (1882 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Lawson (1834 - 1848)*
  Robson Lawson (1836 - 1894)*
  Reuben Lightfoot Lawson (1838 - 1909)*
  Elizabeth Lawson Hodgson (1839 - 1872)*
  William Lawson (1841 - 1923)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Terra Alta Cemetery
Terra Alta
Preston County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: SJW
Record added: Jan 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83236203
William Lawson
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 Added: Jan. 19, 2012
 
 
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