Amos Milner "Jerry" Lawson

15 September 1874–13 October 1954 (Age 80)
Portland, Pendleton, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Amos Milner "Jerry"

When Amos Milner "Jerry" Lawson was born on 15 September 1874, in Portland, Pendleton, Kentucky, United States, his father, PVT John William Lawson , Sr., UA, was 41 and his mother, Wiatt Lucy Ann Milner, was 32. He lived in Pendleton, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 8, Kenton, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 13 October 1954, in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Independence Cemetery, Independence, Kenton, Kentucky, United States.

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PVT John William Lawson , Sr., UA
Wiatt Lucy Ann Milner
John William Lawson , Jr.
Louisiana " Lutie" Lawson
Wyatt Frances "Fanny" Lawson
Nicholas "Nick" Lawson
Mary Ann "Molly" Lawson
Amos Milner "Jerry" Lawson
Emma Jane Lawson
Minnie H. Lawson
Lucy Lawson
James Thomas Lawson
Charles Lawson

Parents and Siblings

    PVT John William Lawson , Sr., UA


    Wiatt Lucy Ann Milner




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1884: Pendelton, Kentucky, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Amon Lawson in household of Wyatt N Lawson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Amos Lawson in household of Minnie H Workman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Amos Lawson, "United States Census, 1930"

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