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Pvt John Lawson

Pvt John Lawson

Birth
Argyle, Washington County, New York, USA
Death 16 Jan 1884 (aged 78)
Beaver, Beaver County, Utah, USA
Burial New Harmony, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 53547 · View Source
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Son of Matthew Lawson & Rebecca Ross

Married Sarah Leal, 1827

Married Margaret Vance, abt 1848, Manti, Sanpete, Utah


John LAWSON (1805-1884). Born at Argyle, Washington, NY. Received elder's license in Kirtland 14 Nov 1836. Joined quorum 24 Sept 1837. Presided over Ramus Branch (IL) 1841. Endowed in Nauvoo Temple 1846. Resident of Manti, Sanpete, UT by 1851.

"John joined the Mormon Battalion on his way west with his wife and children. His wife Sarah died sometime after 1844. He married Margaret Vance after his return to Utah. They apparently lived in Salt Lake a short time after their marriage, and then moved to Manti. They were in St. George by 1860. He died in New Harmon, Utah." ~Woodrow Dennett, "Conquerors of the West" v.2 p.1388

* Mormon Battalion members



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  • Maintained by: Schott Family
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53547
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John Lawson (20 Jun 1805–16 Jan 1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53547, citing Lee Family Cemetery, New Harmony, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Schott Family (contributor 46932087) .