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 John Lawson

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John Lawson

  • Birth 18 Jul 1840 Forest Hills, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 17 Oct 1863 Storey County, Nevada, USA
  • Burial Gold Hill, Storey County, Nevada, USA
  • Plot Unknown
  • Memorial ID 5484108

John Lawson
Born in Mass. He came out to Nevada in 1860 to work in the Silver Mines, He Died on Oct. 17th 1863 from Blood Poisoning from an infected wound he receved when his right Hand was Crushed by an Ore Car.

The Attached Photo is Courtesy of The Gold Hill Cemetery Historcal Soc. Who were Kind enough to let me copy it For Find A Grave, The Two Color Photos were taken in 1998 and shows you what The Gold Hill Nevada City Cemetery Looks Like today


  • Created by: Herbert Rickards
  • Added: 26 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5484108
  • Joseph Wilby
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Lawson (18 Jul 1840–17 Oct 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5484108, citing Gold Hill Cemetery, Gold Hill, Storey County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Herbert Rickards (contributor 10274696) .