Joseph Lawson

9 December 1824–1 January 1896 (Age 71)
Douglas, Isle of Man

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Lawson was born on 9 December 1824, in Douglas, Isle of Man, his father, Edward Lawson, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Cottier, was 33. He married Eleanor Garnett on 9 December 1845, in Douglas, Isle of Man. He died on 1 January 1896, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Lawson
1824–1896
Ruth Margaret Greenway
1826–1909
Marriage: 9 September 1855
Joseph Edward Lawson
1858–1866
Brigham Greenway Lawson
1859–1929
Sarah Greenway Lawson
1860–1899
Benjamin Greenway Lawson
1863–1864
Ephraim Augustus Lawson
1864–1952
David Cottier Lawson
1866–1938
John Greenway Lawson
1871–1949

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1825
    Age 1
    Potato riots caused by imposition of tithes.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1846
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: patronymic ‘son of Lawrence’; see Law 1. It is also found in Ireland since the 17th century.Americanized form of Swedish Larsson and Danish, Norwegian or North German Larsen .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Law

    Story Highlight

    Joseph Lawson and Ruth Margaret Greenway Life Stories

    These life stories were complied by Carl Frank Lawson from Joseph Lawson's Diaries, Prominent Men of Utah, Obituaries, Pioneer Women of Faith and Fortitude, and other documents. Joseph Lawson was b …

    Sources (33)

    • Joseph Lawson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Joseph Lawson in entry for Brigham G. Lawson, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Joseph Lawson, "United States Census, 1860"

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