William Lawson

Brief Life History of William

When William Lawson was born in 1780, in Person, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Lawson, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Bell, was 34. He married Lucy Mitchell on 31 January 1803, in Person, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 1 August 1825, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 45.

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William Lawson
Lucy Mitchell
Marriage: 31 January 1803
Henry M Lawson
David Lawson

Sources (10)

  • Wm Lawson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • John Lawson will 2
  • Wm Lawson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

1789 · Becomes 12th State

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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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