Ezekiel Dewit Lawson

7 October 1882–11 October 1955 (Age 73)
Brinkley, Monroe, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Ezekiel Dewit

When Ezekiel Dewit Lawson was born on 7 October 1882, in Brinkley, Monroe, Arkansas, United States, his father, Wainright B. Lawson, was 45 and his mother, Eliza or Ella Hodges, was 30. He married Susan Kizar Cavel on 3 July 1914, in Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Earl Township, Jefferson, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 11 October 1955, in Comanche, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Comanche, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States.

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Ezekiel Dewit Lawson
Susan Kizar Cavel
Marriage: 3 July 1914
Daisy Ferne Lawson
Merle Ezekiel Lawson
Fred Franklin Lawson
Ernest Philip Lawson
Jesse James Lawson
Nora Jo Lawson
Howard Randall Lawson

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  • Marriage
    3 July 1914Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded
    Age 1
    The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
    Age 4
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 20
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: patronymic ‘son of Lawrence’; see Law 1. It is also found in Ireland since the 17th century.Americanized form of Swedish Larsson and Danish, Norwegian or North German Larsen .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (34)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Ezekiel Dewit Lawson - Memory of Someone: Memory of a relative: birth: 7 October 1882; Brinkley, Monroe, Arkansas, United States
    • Ezekiel Lawson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Zek Lawson in entry for Fred F Lawson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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