John W Lawton

January 1899–
Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of John W

When John W Lawton was born in January 1899, in Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Charles Albert Lawton, was 30 and his mother, Marjorie Dawson Smith, was 26.

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Charles Albert Lawton
1868–1916
Marjorie Dawson Smith
1872–
John W Lawton
1899–

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Albert Lawton

    Male1868–1916Male

    Marjorie Dawson Smith

    Female1872–Female

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World Events (3)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1900 · Making Hawaii a Territory

Age 1

This act was set into place to establish the Territory of Hawaii and to provide a Constitution and government for the territory. This act stayed in place until Hawaii became a State.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name, common in Lancashire and Yorkshire, from Buglawton or Church Lawton in Cheshire, or Lawton in Herefordshire, named in Old English as ‘settlement on or near a hill’, or ‘settlement by a burial mound’, from hlāw ‘hill’, ‘burial mound’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. 2. variant spelling of Laughton .

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

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