Henry Leonard Dawson

17 January 1871–10 May 1940 (Age 69)
Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Henry Leonard

When Henry Leonard Dawson was born on 17 January 1871, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, his father, John E. Dawson, was 31 and his mother, Nancy Ann Martha Walker, was 19. He married Georgia Ann Hustead on 15 December 1893, in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Navarro, Texas, United States in 1900 and Malone, Hill, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 10 May 1940, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Chamberlain Cemetery, Kleberg, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Leonard Dawson
Georgia Ann Hustead
Marriage: 15 December 1893
John Phineas Dawson
Velmae Dawson
Hebert Leonard Dawson
Melba C. Dawson
Floyd Carl Dawson
Jewel Beluah Dawson
Curtis Reese Dawson
Thelma Dawson
Paul Henry Dawson
George T Dawson
Robert C. Dawson
Odell J. Dawson

Spouse and Children

15 December 1893
Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 5

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Dawson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry L Dawson in household of John E Dawson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry L Dawson, "United States Census, 1930"

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