DESCENDANTS OF JACOB EDWARD LAWSON

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                              Don Norman

 

1.JACOB EDWARD LAWSON

 

    Jacob Edward Lawson was born in Lewis County WV January 10, 1863 and

died in Braxton County WV August 8, 1932.  He married Cecelia Frances

Smith in Lewis County December 13, 1889.  Cecelia was born in Lewis

County September 9, 1861 and died in Braxton County February 1, 1934.

    The family moved to Gilmer County WV in the late 1800's and were

living in Laurel Run of the Right Fork of Steer Creek in 1900. They

moved to Rosedale in September 1920 and operated J.E. Lawson's General

Merchandise Store there for several years.

 

Children of Jacob Edward and Cecelia Frances (Smith) Lawson.

 

  2.  (1). Murl C.                 b.Jan 24 1891   d.Mar  8 1911

 

  3.  (2). Lilly Mae               b.Sep 19 1892   d.Feb 22 1973

         m.Floris Berton Wilson Apr 15 1911

 

  4.  (3). Sylvia Lee              b.Dec 14 1893   d.Jan 14 1987

         m.Harley Jefferson Reeder Aug  6 1918

 

  5.  (4). Della Evelyn            b.Dec 18 1895   d.Apr 17 1976

         m.Admiral Dewey Mace Mar  4 1922

 

  6.  (5). Mary Reta               b.May 28 1902   d.Nov  9 1978

         m.Edward Sherman Meadows Mar 18 1922

 

 

3.LILLY MAE LAWSON    1.JACOB EDWARD LAWSON

 

    Lilly Mae Lawson, a daughter of Jacob Edward and Cecelia Frances

(Smith) Lawson, was born in Lewis County WV September 19, 1892 and died

in the West Penn Burn Center in Pittsburgh, PA February 22, 1873. She

married Floris Berton Wilson in Braxton County WV April 15, 1911. Berton

was born in Braxton County WV December 15, 1886 and died in Gilmer

County WV October 26, 1966.

 

Children of Floris Berton and Lilly Mae (Lawson) Wilson.

 

  7.  (1). Mavis Garnet            b.Sep 19 1916   d. Sep 3 2004

         m.Park Cline Woodyard Dec 29 1940

 

  8.  (2). Orel Dean               b.Oct 25 1918   d.Mar 10 1967

 

  9.  (3). Mary Maysel             b.Feb  9 1921   d.Jun 16 1993

         m.Donald Joseph Miles May 1942

 

 10.  (4). Burl Herman             b.Dec  5 1924

         m.Josephine Mary Jurkovitch Jun 28 1958

 

 11.  (5). Arden Hall              b.Dec 15 1927   d.Nov  4 1996

         m.Rose Marie Macauley Jul 24 1956

 

 12.  (6). Marvin Blaire           b.Mar  8 1939

         m.Patricia Ann Egerer Dec  8 1984

 

 

4.SYLVIA LEE LAWSON    1.JACOB EDWARD LAWSON

 

    Sylvia Lee Lawson, a daughter of Jacob Edward and Cecelia Frances

(Smith) Lawson, was born in Lewis County WV December 14, 1893 and died

in Malta, OH January 14, 1987. She married Harley Jefferson Reeder in

Gilmer County WV August 6, 1918. Harley was born in Lewis County

December 9, 1894 and died in Malta, OH March 6, 1975.

 

Children of Harley Jefferson and Sylvia Lee (Lawson) Reeder.

 

 14.  (1). Wanda Leone             b.Apr 27 1919   d.Jul 17 1971

         m.John L. Bennett Sep  4 1935

 

 15.  (2). Arlie Maxine            b.May 23 1921

         m.Joseph B. Logue Mar  1 1968

 

 16.  (3). Vera June               b.Jun  2 1936

         m.Bern Wilson Jul 21 1955

 

 

5.DELLA EVELYN LAWSON     1.JACOB EDWARD LAWSON

 

    Della Evelyn Lawson, a daughter of Jacob Edward and Cecelia Frances

(Smith) Lawson, was born December 18, 1895 and died April 17, 1976. She

married Admiral Dewey Mace March 4, 1922. Dewey, a son of Anna Mace, was

born in Gilmer County WV April 16, 1899 and died August 5, 1970.

 

Children of Admiral Dewey and Della Evelyn (Lawson) Mace.

 

 17.  (1). Hazel Enid              b.Dec 19 1924

         m.Carl Charley Mitchell May 10 1945

 

 18.  (2). Evelyn Violet           b.Sep 10 1929   d.Mar 21 1993

         m.Ralph Jennings Dobbins Feb 10 1949

         m.George Ray Moore Jul 29 1956

 

 19.  (3). Azcal Elaine            b.Oct  7 1936

         m.Jerry Roberts Wilson Jul 30 1955

 

 

6.MARY RETA LAWSON    1.JACOB EDWARD LAWSON

 

    Mary Reta Lawson, a daughter of Jacob Edward and Cecelia Frances

(Smith) Lawson, was born in Gilmer County WV March 28, 1902 and died in

Lorain County OH November 9, 1978. She married Edward Sherman Meadows

March 18, 1922. Edward was born September 5, 1891 and died January 29,

1979.

 

Children of Edward Sherman and Mary Reta (Lawson) Meadows.

 

 20.  (1). Alvin Edward            b.Jan 24 1923

         m.Doris Mildred Southcomb Jun 13 1944

 

 21.  (2). Margaret Ena            b.Sep  5 1925

         m.James Leslie Standeford

 

 22.  (3). Garrett Edwin           b.May  2 1931

         m.Mary Bell Cunningham Aug 1954

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Gilmer County WV History 1845-1989" pp.164,165,171,225,226

Norman, Don, "Descendants of James Mace", "Descendants of Eli

Wilson"

Wilson, Blaire, Lawson family data base 1997

1900, 1910 Gilmer County WV census

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