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Pvt George Washington Lawless
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Birth: May, 1839
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1912
Virginia, USA

Co.I, 24th Va. Inf. Regt.

Son of Thomas S Lawless and Zinia/Zelphe Keaton

(1) Rosanna M Washburn 14 Aug 1864
(2) Elizabeth [Keaton?] Stanton 27 Nov 1902
(3) Susan Coleman Burch 20 Dec 1910 Danville, Virginia

They lived and farmed in Patrick County, VA

birth year I have seen from 1833-1839
Birth year per the 1900 Census 1833

He was one of 5 sons, all of whom enlisted in the Civil War in Company I, 24th Regiment, Va. Infantry on May 31, 1861.

He was absent because of sickness the summer of 1861 and captured at Sharpburg, Md. September 15, 1862.
Paroled and exchanged.
At Gettysburg, Pa. he was wounded in his right hip. The ball remained in that hip for the remainder of his life. He was admitted to the Danville Hospital, July, 1863.
Reported as disabled and retired, August, 1863.

He applied for and recieved a pension of Fifteen Dollars a year in June, 1900, at the age of 64, stating partial disability and in April, 1905, age 71, total disability as a result of the ball in his hip.

1870 Census > VIRGINIA > PATRICK > MAYO TWP Series: M593 Roll: 1670 Page: 521 3 children
Thomas E 5, Virginia L 2, Robert L 1

1880 Census> VIRGINIA > PATRICK > MAYO DIST Series: T9 Roll: 1383 Page: 82 7 children
Thomas E 14, Virginia L 12, Robert L 10, William D 7, Fanny 6, Mollie 3,

1900 Census > VIRGINIA > PATRICK > MAYO RVR DIST Series: T623 Roll: 1722 Page: 85
George W and Rosanna are living with son William B Lawless

Name:Geo. W. Lawless
Marital Status:Single
Birth Date:1840
Birth Place:Patrick, VA.
Marriage Date:14 Aug 1864
Marriage Place:Patrick, Virginia
Father: Thos. Lawless
Mother: Zina
Spouse: Rosanna M. Washburn
FHL Film Number:33351
Reference ID:3-39

Name:Geo. W. Lawless
Marital Status:Widowed
Birth Date:1839
Birth Place:Patrick
Marriage Date:27 Nov 1902
Marriage Place:Patrick, Virginia
Father: Thos. Lawless
Mother: Zina Lawless
Spouse: Elizabeth Staton
FHL Film Number:33351
Reference ID:3-229

Name:G. W. Lawles
Marital Status:Widowed
Birth Date:1839
Birth Place:Patrick Co., VA
Marriage Date:27 Nov 1902
Marriage Place:Patrick Co., Virginia
Father: T. Lawles
Mother: Z. Lawles
Spouse: E. Keaton
FHL Film Number:2048497
Reference ID:149

Name:Geo. Washington Lawless
Marital Status:Widowed
Birth Date:1842
Birth Place:Patrick Co., VA.
Marriage Date:20 Dec 1910
Marriage Place:Danville (Independent City), Virginia
Father: Thos Lawless
Mother: Zina Lawless
Spouse: Susan C. Burch
FHL Film Number:888940
Reference ID:mr 2 p 187


Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
Name:George Washington Lawless
Service Info.:US ARMY
Birth Date:1839
Death Date:1912
Cemetery:Leemont Cem
Cemetery Address:Danville, VA 24543

1 Thomas Edward Lawless 1858
2 Virginia L Lawless 1859
3 Robert Lee Lawless 1869
4 William Burrell Lawless 1873
5 Fanny S Lawless Jones 1874
6 Martha M Laweless Hopins 1877
7 Annahue /Sinia Annie Martha Lawless 1879
8 James L Lawless 1881
9 Peter Lawless 1883
10 Lucy Lawless Ferrell 1885

7-13-2012 Photo request reply states , the whole cemetery was searched but didnt find a headstone. There were other Lawless located there but not a George Lawless.
Family links: 
  Thomas Edward Lawless (1858 - 1939)*
  Bettie Virginia Lawless Chapman (1859 - 1897)*
  Robert Lee Lawless (1869 - 1936)*
  William Burch Lawless (1874 - 1948)*
  Peter Hariston Lawless (1883 - 1964)*
  Lucy Luster Lawless Ferrell (1885 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship
Leemont Cemetery
Danville City
Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Victoria Taylor-True
Originally Created by: Scott Hutchison
Record added: Apr 28, 2006
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Pvt George Washington Lawless
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