James Ellis Dawson

26 August 1838–27 January 1908 (Age 69)
Daviess, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Ellis

When James Ellis Dawson was born on 26 August 1838, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States, his father, Joseph McCann Dawson, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Miller, was 23. He married Catharine Ford on 22 May 1865. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Magisterial District 1, Daviess, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 27 January 1908, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Ellis Dawson
1838–1908
Catharine Ford
1844–1935
Marriage: 22 May 1865
Alverda Jasper Dawson
1866–1949
Eben Ford Dawson
1868–1959
Arthur Hathaway Dawson
1873–1884
Abbie Ellis Dawson
1881–1907

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 May 1865
children

(4)

    Male1866–1949Male

    Male1868–1959Male

    Arthur Hathaway Dawson

    Male1873–1884Male

    Abbie Ellis Dawson

    Female1881–1907Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Benjamin Taylor Dawson

    Male1836–1877Male

    Benjamin Thomas Dawson

    Male1836–1921Male

    Male1838–1908Male

    William Henry Dawson

    Male1841–1919Male

    Joseph Peyton Dawson

    Male1843–1882Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 12

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1861

Age 23

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James E Dawson in household of J M Dawson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James E Dawson in household of Joseph M Dawson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James E Dawson, "United States Census, 1870"

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