Orville L. Dawson

7 April 1877–16 July 1964 (Age 87)
Lucas, Lucas, Iowa, United States

The Life of Orville L.

When Orville L. Dawson was born on 7 April 1877, in Lucas, Lucas, Iowa, United States, his father, William Hopkins Dawson, was 50 and his mother, Rachael Phoebe Ruble, was 34. He married Grace Edna Anderson in 1902, in Plateau City, Mesa, Colorado, United States. He lived in Otter Creek Township, Lucas, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Collbran, Mesa, Colorado, United States for about 30 years. He died on 16 July 1964, at the age of 87.

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Orville L. Dawson
Grace Edna Anderson
Marriage: 1902

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Plateau City, Mesa, Colorado, United States

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World Events (8)

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.

Age 6

Historical Boundaries: 1883: Mesa, Colorado, United States
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Orville L Dawson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Orvell L Dawson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Orvill L Dawson, "United States Census, 1910"

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