Mary Emma Caroline Lawson

29 September 1873–13 June 1964 (Age 90)
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Emma Caroline

When Mary Emma Caroline Lawson was born on 29 September 1873, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, her father, William Washington Lawson, was 41 and her mother, Rachel Ann Gunnells, was 33. She married John Calvin Smith on 15 September 1889, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. She lived in Honea Path, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1900 and Hodges, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States in 1910. She died on 13 June 1964, in Donalds, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Donalds Cemetery, Donalds, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Calvin Smith
1866–1951
Mary Emma Caroline Lawson
1873–1964
Marriage: 15 September 1889
Ramon Smith
1890–
William E Smith
1892–
Henry Guy Smith
1896–1974
Frank Evans Smith
1898–1983
Bert Smith
1901–
Herbert Calvin Smith
1903–1985
James C Smith
1905–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 September 1889
Anderson, South Carolina, United States
children

(7)

    Ramon Smith

    Male1890–Male

    William E Smith

    Male1892–Male

    Henry Guy Smith

    Male1896–1974Male

    Male1898–1983Male

    Bert Smith

    Male1901–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Washington Lawson

    Male1832–1894Male

    Rachel Ann Gunnells

    Female1839–1885Female

siblings

(11)

    Ida Louise Lawson

    Female1854–1948Female

    Male1862–1949Male

    Benjamin Bluford Lawson

    Male1863–1906Male

    James Marshall Lawson

    Male1864–1921Male

    Washington LaFayette Lawson

    Male1866–1891Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Liberian Exodus

Age 5

April 21, 1878, around 206 African Americans boarde the ship Azor for Liberia.The cause for this is with the rise of political power, it makes life even harder for the African Americans.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Law 1.2 Americanized form of Swedish Larsson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Smith in household of Joseph C Smith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • May E Smith in household of Joseph C Smith, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Lawson in household of William Lawson, "United States Census, 1880"

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