Dawson Center

Lincoln, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Dawson

When Dawson Center was born in 1783, in Lincoln, North Carolina, United States, his father, Abner Center, was 28 and his mother, Elender Pruitt, was 19. He was buried in Habersham, Habersham, Georgia, United States.

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Abner Center
Elender Pruitt
Mary "Polly" Center
Colonel William Perry Center
Abner Center jr
Charlotte Center
Dawson Center
Anthony Center
Jesse Holland Centers Sr
Levi Center
Ellender Center
Toliver L. Center

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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 0

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 6

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 36

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of belts and girdles, from Middle English ceinture, ceintere ‘girdle’.2 Possibly an Americanized form of German Zehnder, a variant of Zehner .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Dawson Center, "Find A Grave Index"

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