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George Washington Dawson
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1878
Fulton County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1959
Monterey County
California, USA

George W. Dawson, resident of Seaside for the past 30 years, died early today at his home at 848 Birch St.

A resuscitator squad from the Seaside Fire Department was called to the home at 1:41 am. but Mr. Dawson failed to respond to treatment.

A retired foundry man and gardener, Mr. Dawson was born in Rochester Ind. Nov. 1,1878. He and his wife Mary, celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary in June of 1958.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister, Mrs. Viola Shepherd of Indiana; a son, Donald Dawson of Santa Clara; five daughters, Mrs. J. D. Hedrick of Lompoc, Mrs. M. R. Mead of Monterey, Mrs. J. O'Brien of Seaside, Mrs. C. M. Sanchez of Seaside and Mrs. Wade Brassfield of Roseville; and 20 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday from the Seaside Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Donald Shute of the Pentecostal Church of God in Seaside officiating. Burial will follow in Cementerio El Encinal.[Monterey Peninsula Herald, Saturday January 10, 1959, page 4, transcribed by Gary Carlsen] 
Family links: 
  Charlotte Daugherty Dawson (1847 - 1877)
  Moses T. Dawson (1849 - 1927)
  Mary Lucretia Julian Dawson (1887 - 1975)
  Lutena Fawn Dawson Hedrick (1903 - 1988)*
  Bernice Marie Dawson Mead (1905 - 1998)*
  Pauline Jenny Dawson O'Brien (1910 - 1981)*
  Marian Elizabeth Dawson Sanchez (1913 - 1986)*
  Donald Elroy Dawson (1917 - 1985)*
  Beulah Naomi Dawson Matthews (1920 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
1877 - 1958
Note: It is unknown why George's headstone has dates which differ from his birth and death years.
Monterey City Cemetery
Monterey County
California, USA
Plot: Blk 240 Lot 4
Created by: Roselei
Record added: Oct 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99286042
George Washington Dawson
Added by: Montereygenealogist
George Washington Dawson
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Added by: Shirley Williams Rienecker
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- Roselei
 Added: Jul. 14, 2013

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