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Re: Lawson's in Indiana

Posted: 18 Sep 2007 11:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
Do you have any Lawsons who would be willing to do DNA testing for this line ?

Circumstantial evidence and speculation is that your line is from Alem Lawson and Susan Manis (d/o WILLIAM and Lydia (Lawson) Manis). Being an apparent first born he'd possibly be named after his grandpa William Manis - Further speculation is that Alem's father could be nearby Clement Lawson - again speculation only...

In 1870 your William is living in Madison Co., IN next door to Alfred Lawson see above - believed to be Alem and Susan's son and the nest of Manis, Lawson, Bloomer, Reason families from Hawkins Co., TN (a would-be uncle, Dalzel Manis is a few houses away).

LAWSON, SUSAN (possibly Susan Julia Manis cousin and said wife of Alem Lawson)
...born:...1815 @ TN, ...spouse 01:...unknown, no spouse
...child 01: Lawson, Dalzell b: 1835 abt. (note: Dalsey b: 1848 abt. is s/o Curtis s/o Clement Sr. - Clement Sr.’s dau. M: Dalzell Manis)
...child 02: Lawson, Maria b: 1837 abt.
...child 03: Lawson, Alfred b: 1839 abt. (1)
...child 04: Lawson, Spencer b: 1841 abt. (2)
...child 05: Lawson, Andrew b: 1842 abt.
...child 06: Lawson, George b: 1845 abt.
......? James K. b: 1853 abt @ TN (see 1880 IN, Madison Co. census)
...per 1850 TN, Hawkins Co. census
Also reported that Alem and Susan divorced and he remarried her youngest sister Jain (Jane?)?) Susan said re-married Washington Hart.
Lawson, Alum. M: Manis, Jain application 31 Jul 1865 married/return 1 Aug 1865 @ Hawkins Co., TN
William b: 1833 - 1835 could be another son.


1850 IN, Fayette Co. pg. 171b lines 12 through 19 (see 1840 Hawkins Co., TN)
HART,.Washington...35...NC
...Patsy...32...Tenn...Martha “Patsy” Manis - said sister of Susan above
...Heston...13...Tenn
...Charlotte...10...Tenn
...Hezekiah...8...Tenn
...Hiram...6...Tenn
...Huldah...4...Ia
...Rhoda...1...Ia

1860 IN, HENRY Co., FRANKLIN TWP Series: M653 Roll: 266 Page: 52
HEART, Hestin 22 TN
...Charlotte 21 IN
...Wm. 8/12 IN
...Hezekiah 18 TN
LAWSON, Spencer 19 M W TN
...Charlott 24 F W TN [?Heston/Hasting/Haston’s sister Charlotte Hart from 1860 census?]

1860 IN, Hancock Co. Jackson Twp Series: M653 Roll: 263 Page: 653 622 / 580
HART, Washington 43 M W TN
...Susan 43 TN [Alem’s ex?]
...Hully A 13 IN (Huldy / Huldah)
...Rhoda J 11 IN
...James M 7 IN
...Amanda A 9 IN
LAWSON, Seen / Keen 8 IN (male) [Stew ? Susan’s son – the others appear to be her step-children]



1870 IN, MADISON, STONEY CREEK TWP., PENDLETON P.O. PG. 3 / 273
dwel 20 / fam 20
MANIS, D. 57 TN (Dalzel Manis s/o William and Lydia (Lawson) Manis)
...Caroline 39 TN (Caroline Reason)
21/21
BLUMER, Pleasant 39 TN
...Emeline 33 TN (Johnson Reason – William H. Reason’s widow)
...Alonzo L/S 14 IN
...Sarah C. 13 IN
...James W. 10 IN
...Mary 7 IN
22/22
REASON, J. H. 41 TN
...Elizabeth 37 TN
...William F. 16 IN
...Mary 12 IN
...Sarah D. 10 IN
...Dalzell 7 IN (note the Manis / Lawson name Dalzel)
...Jessie 7 IN
...Orvel 6 IN
...James 4 IN
...Emery 3 IN
...Albert 9/12 IN
23/23
LAWSON, William 37 TN
...Mariley 33 TN
...William A. 14 TN
...Nancy J. 12 TN
...Mary A. 7 IN
...Marshall 4 IN
...McIven/McIver 2 IN [later known as Mack]
24/24
LAWSON, Alfred 32 TN (?son of Alem & Susan, brother of Dalzel & Spencer)
...Mariah 34 TN (Mariah Manis Reason widow of Orville B. Reason)
...Sarah L. 4 IN (consider she could possibly be daughter of Orville Reason)
REASON, W. H. 16 IN
...James W. 15 IN
...Nancy J. 13 IN
...Mary F. 11 IN
Cont’d on next pg. - Pg. 4
...Reason, C. D.

1870 IN, Madison, Stoney Creek Twp., Pendleton P.O. pg. 4
25/25
MANIS, Carter 49 TN
...Nancy 49 TN
...Cannida 22 TN
...Lucinda 18 TN
...Preston 16 TN
...Margaret 11 TN
...Jessie 9 TN
...James M. 7 TN
...Orlena 6 TN
...Carter 4 TN
...John 2 IN
26/26
LAWSON, George 20 TN
...Harriett 19 TN
...Sina A. 3/12 IN

33/33
MANIS, Perry 24 TN
...Annis 18 TN
Pg. 5
34/34
LAWSON, Susan 52 TN [Alem’s ex and prev. married to Washington Hart ? – see 1850 above]
35/35
REASON, Columbus 21 IN
...Sementine 17 IN
...Mary E. 1 IN

Pg. 6
45/45
MANIS, George 35 IN [see IL, Douglas Co. 1860)
...Mahala 29 IN
...Dalzell C. 9 IL [named as William in 1860 – IL, Douglas Co.]
...Almira 3 IN
...Martha J. 9/12 IN

Pg. 7
51/51
Hall, Martha 28…
52/52
LAWSON, Dallis 23 IN
...Rebeca 21 IN
...William J. 1 IN
...James A. 1/12 IN

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
jenkelt 19 Sep 2007 3:25AM GMT 
WayneandDebor... 19 Sep 2007 5:32AM GMT 
jenkelt 19 Sep 2007 11:47PM GMT 
WayneandDebor... 20 Sep 2007 12:55AM GMT 
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