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Mary Lou Lawson
Birth: Aug. 26, 1929
Germanton
Stokes County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 1929
Germanton
Stokes County
North Carolina, USA

On a cold, bitter, snow covered Christmas day in 1929, 4-Month old baby Mary Lou Lawson, died of a fractured skull.

Mary Lou Lawson was the seventh and final victim of a murderous family killing spree by her father, Charlie Lawson, who subsequently took his own life.

Mary Lou's Father, Charlie D. Lawson, was an American tobacco farmer from Stokes County, North Carolina who is remembered for having committed one of the most notorious mass murders in the state's history on Christmas Day 1929.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Davis Lawson (1886 - 1929)
  Fannie Manring Lawson (1892 - 1929)
 
 Siblings:
  Marie Lavon Lawson (1912 - 1929)*
  James Arthur Lawson (1913 - 1945)*
  William Sanders Lawson (1914 - 1920)*
  Carrie Lawson (1917 - 1929)*
  Maybell Lawson (1922 - 1929)*
  James William Lawson (1925 - 1929)*
  Raymond Lawson (1927 - 1929)*
  Mary Lou Lawson (1929 - 1929)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Not now, but in the coming years
it will be in a better land,
We'll read the meaning of our tears,
and then sometime, we'll understand.
 
Note: Graveside services for Charlie Lawson and his Family were held in Browder Cemetery on the afternoon of December 27th 1929.
 
Burial:
Browder Family Cemetery
Germanton
Stokes County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Russ Griffin
Originally Created by: Sleepless1971
Record added: Oct 03, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7944203
Mary Lou Lawson
Added by: Russ Griffin
 
Mary Lou Lawson
Added by: Russ Griffin
 
Mary Lou Lawson
Added by: Russ Griffin
 
 
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