Ezekiel Dewit Lawson

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

The Life 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

Spouse and Children

3 July 1914
Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States


    Daisy Ferne Lawson


    Merle Ezekiel Lawson


    Fred Franklin Lawson


    Ernest Philip Lawson


    Jesse James Lawson


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Wainright B. Lawson


    Eliza or Ella Hodges




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

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Law 1.2 Americanized form of Swedish Larsson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ezekiel Lawson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ezekiel Lawson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ezekiel Lawson in household of William O Hodges, "United States Census, 1900"

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