Howard Little Lawson

19 April 1877–1952 (Age 74)
Perrysville, Ross Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Howard Little

When Howard Little Lawson was born on 19 April 1877, in Perrysville, Ross Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Nixon Lawson, was 37 and his mother, Frances Permelia Orsborn, was 36. He married Tillie McWhinney on 16 December 1896, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1952, in Palatka, Putnam, Florida, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Palatka, Putnam, Florida, United States.

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Howard Little Lawson
Tillie McWhinney
Marriage: 16 December 1896
Howard Whiteside Lawson
Florence L. Lawson

Spouse and Children

16 December 1896
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

Age 1

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

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)

  • Howard Lawson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Howard L Lawson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard T Lawson, "United States Census, 1920"

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