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Jeremiah M. Jerry Lawson + Sarah Ann Sally NorrisJames Montague Lain + Lydia Carline LeeLynn W Cowden + Mary Catherine ThomasWilliam Henderson Biggs + Sina Lee Connally
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Adam Granville Lawson18 NOV 1870 -- 12 OCT 1951avatar
Nancy Jane Lain19 JAN 1876 -- 18 OCT 1959avatar
Linn C Cowden1855 -- 1903avatar
Brunette Nettie Biggs17 MAR 1870 -- 1944avatar
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Jesse Adam2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Lawson2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Birth27 DEC 18912 3 4 5 6 7 9
 
Adam Granville Lawson named as father; Nancy Jane Lain named as mother.6 9
Reside8 JUN 19002
 
Jessie Lawson, age 8, Dec 1891, incorrectly marked as female; Granville Lawson head of house.2
Reside15 APR 19107
 
Jessie A Lawson, son, age 18 TX; Adam G Lawson head of house.7
Other31 MAY 1918
 
Jesse Adam Lawson named as father of Willie Earvin Lawson, and husband of Mattie Cowden.
Reside10 FEB 19203
 
Jessie Lawson, age 28, head of house.3
Reside17 APR 19304
Jess A. Lawson, age 38, head of house.4
Death23 DEC 19645 6
 
Grave24 DEC 19645 6
Aged: 73 years

Mattie Lavina1 2 3 4 5 6 Cowden1 2 3 4 5 6

Birth27 NOV 18961 2 3 4 5
 
Other31 MAY 1918
 
Mattie Cowden is named as mother of Willie Earvin Lawson, and wife of Jesse Adam Lawson.
Reside10 FEB 1920
 
Mattie L. Lawson, age 23 - Jessie Lawson, head of house.
Reside17 APR 1930
Mattie L. Lawson, age 33, Jess A. Lawson, head of house.
Death30 AUG 19854
 
Other1 SEP 19854
 
Obituary of Mattie Lavina (Cowden) Lawson.4
Grave
Aged: 88.8 years
Obituary of Mattie Lavina (Cowden) Lawson, 1 Sep 1985, Stephenville, Erath County, Texas: Mattie Lavina Lawson, 88, of Stephenville, died Friday at a Stephenville nursing home. - Funeral will be at 3 p. m. Sunday at Lacy Funeral Home in Stephenville. Burial will be in West End Cemetery. - Mrs. Lawson was born in Lingleville and later moved to Big Spring. She had lived in Stephenville 23 years. She was a Jehovah's Witness. - Survivors include her son, Ervin Lawson of Midland; four daughters, Mrs. J. E. Dillingham of Granbury, Mrs. R. E. Moore of Big Spring, Mrs. Otis Willborn of Brownwood, and Mrs. Vernon Wells of Stephenville. 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Willie Ervin 

31 MAY 191816 JUL 1986  TX, Erath Co, Stephenville Willie Blanche Jewell Webb 
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Hazel Bernice 

18 NOV 192320 DEC 1944  TX, Erath Co, Stephenville Albert Brooksher Crawford 
4

Ila Blanch 

1 AUG 19266 DEC 2013  TX, Erath Co, Stephenville Ronald Earle Mutt Moore 
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6

Living

     
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Sources
  1. Findagrave Jesse Adams "Jess" Lawson
  2. Census: 1900 . 1900 Erath County, Texas Federal Census, MF-6125m, T623, ROLL # 1632; Midland County Texas Public Library, Midland, Texas.;
  3. Census: 1920 TX, Erath Co, Stephenville. 1920 Erath County, Texas Federal Census; Accessed between 1995-2000. Midland County Texas Library.;
  4. Census: 1930 TX, Martin Co. 1930 Martin County, Texas Federal Census;
  5. Other: Death certificate of Jess Adam Lawson, 23 Dec 1964.;
  6. Personal: Met Jesse Adam Lawson as a child; information told to Oldwest61 by both Mattie Lavina (Cowden) Lawson (1895-1985) and their son Willie Ervin Lawson (1918-1986).;
  7. Census: 1986 . 1910 Erath County Texas Federal Census, T624, Roll #1550; Midland County Texas Public Library, Midland, Texas.;
  8. Other: Birth Record Book 23, Erath County, Texas Clerk, Stephenville, Texas; Actual birth record book in courthouse.;
  9. Other: Delayed Birth Record Book 14A, Erath County, Texas, page 407, Jesse Adam Lawson.; Erath County Texas County Courthouse (maybe Annex).;
  10. Marriage Sources:
    Personal: Met Jesse Adam Lawson as a child; information told to Oldwest61 by both Mattie Lavina (Cowden) Lawson (1895-1985) and their son Willie Ervin Lawson (1918-1986).;
  1. Findagrave Mattie Levina Cowden Lawson
  2. Census: 1920 TX, Erath Co, Stephenville. 1920 Erath County, Texas Federal Census; Accessed between 1995-2000. Midland County Texas Library.;
  3. Census: 1930 TX, Martin Co. 1930 Martin County, Texas Federal Census;
  4. Newspaper: Obituary - Mattie Lavina (Cowden) Lawson, 1 Sep 1985;
  5. Personal: Knew Mattie "Ma Lawson"; attended her funeral.;
  6. Book: Texas Death Index (microfiche); Index of deaths in Texas, several microfiche pages long.; Midland County Texas Public Library, Midland, Texas.;
  7. Other: Birth Record Book 23, Erath County, Texas Clerk, Stephenville, Texas; Actual birth record book in courthouse.;
  8. Marriage Sources:
    Personal: Met Jesse Adam Lawson as a child; information told to Oldwest61 by both Mattie Lavina (Cowden) Lawson (1895-1985) and their son Willie Ervin Lawson (1918-1986).;
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