Rebecca Jane Lawson

1815–2 October 1887 (Age 72)
Greenup, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecca Jane

When Rebecca Jane Lawson was born in 1815, in Greenup, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Lawson, was 34 and her mother, Catherine Taylor, was 27. She married Clement Hollyday Waring Jr on 20 November 1837, in Greenup, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Green, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and Guyandotte, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1870. She died on 2 October 1887, in Rockwall, Rockwall, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mount Zion Cemetery, Rockwall, Rockwall, Texas, United States.

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Clement Hollyday Waring Jr
Rebecca Jane Lawson
Marriage: 20 November 1837
Mary Catherine Waring
Harrison Waring
Richard Waring
Laura Ann Waring
William Waring
Susan P. Waring
Louisa Waring
Elizabeth Cassandra Waring

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  • Marriage
    20 November 1837Greenup, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Jackson Purchase
    Age 3
    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 21
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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 (10)

    • Rebecca J Warring in household of Clement Warring and two daughters. Guyandotte, Cabell, West Virginia, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Rebecca Jane Lawson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • 1932 (23 Oct) Jane Seirson [Lawson] and C.H. Waring, parents, in entry for Susie Waring, 23. Death certificate. Fate, Rockwall, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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