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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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Dewit Lawson
1882–1955
Susan Kizar Cavel
1893–1983
Marriage: 3 July 1914
Daisy Ferne Lawson
1915–2004
Merle Ezekiel Lawson
1918–2000
Fred Franklin Lawson
1920–1954
Ernest Philip Lawson
1922–1941
Jesse James Lawson
1928–2012
Nora Jo Lawson
1932–
Howard Randall Lawson
1934–2012

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 July 1914
Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States
children

(7)

    Daisy Ferne Lawson

    Female1915–2004Female

    Merle Ezekiel Lawson

    Male1918–2000Male

    Fred Franklin Lawson

    Male1920–1954Male

    Ernest Philip Lawson

    Male1922–1941Male

    Jesse James Lawson

    Male1928–2012Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Wainright B. Lawson

    Male1837–1882Male

    Eliza or Ella Hodges

    Female1852–1907Female

siblings

(3)

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.
1886

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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