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Johnston L. Lawson
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Birth: May 20, 1845
Indiana County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 1923
Seward
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of James L. LAWSON and Catherine FRY. Married Eliza JOHNS 18 Feb 1874, Blacklick Station. Served in the Civil War - Cpl Co. B, 56 Inf Regt. Pennsylvania Vol. Was captured and taken to Libby Prison and Andersonville.

Source: Civil War Pension File 1885 Feb 16 - Invalid 532520, 392533
1923 May Widow: 1205806, 937075 Pa. (Eliza Lawson)]

Andersonville Prisoner Profile
Code No:  40799
Grave No:  NOT BURIED AT ANDERSONVILLE
Last Name:  LAWSON
First Name:  JOHNSTON
Rank:  CORPORAL
Company:  B
Regiment:  56
State:  PA
Branch of  Service:  INFANTRY
Remarks:  ANDERSONVILLE SURVIVOR; STILL LIVING IN 1902
Reference*:  p 82 [12];p228[8]

Obituary:
Seward, April 21. - The funeral services of the late Johnstown Lawson, aged 78 years, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Alice Kane, of this place, of a complication of diseases due to old age, will be held at the Kane residence Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with burial, in the Armagh Cemetery. Mr. Lawson was a Civil War veteran, having enlisted in Company B., Fifty-sixth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. He was born in Indiana County on May 4, 1845. The deceased is survived by one brother, Jacob Lawson, a retired railroad engineer, and the following children: Robert, of Indiana; Norman, of Homestead; Mrs. Alice Kane, of this place; and Raymond, of North Side, Pittsburg.
Johnstown Tribune
21 April 1923 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eliza Johns Lawson (1851 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Annie M. Lawson Mack (1873 - 1906)*
  Almeda Lawson Kane (1883 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Armagh Cemetery
Armagh
Indiana County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Feb 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47591769
Johnston L. Lawson
Added by: Brian J. Ensley
 
Johnston L. Lawson
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Added by: Kathryn Doyle
 
 
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Rest in peace.
- Kathryn Doyle
 Added: Feb. 4, 2010
 
 
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