Mary Marena Luster

24 August 1841–9 May 1919 (Age 77)
Hawkins, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Marena

When Mary Marena Luster was born on 24 August 1841, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Luster, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Morrison, was 19. She married Henry Clay Lawson on 25 October 1865, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 15, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 15, Hardin, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died on 9 May 1919, in Persia, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Providence Cemetery, Rogersville, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Henry Clay Lawson
Mary Marena Luster
Marriage: 25 October 1865
Sarah Jane Lawson
William Sherman Lawson
Ewel S. Grant Lawson
John Center Lawson
Henry Lawson
Melissa Lawson
Cardwell Lawson
Harriet S Lawson
Moses Seaton Lawson

Spouse and Children

25 October 1865
Hawkins, Tennessee, United States



    Ewel S. Grant Lawson


    William Sherman Lawson



    Henry Lawson


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 5

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 21

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name for someone from a place called Lust .2 Perhaps also English, a variant of Lester .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rena Lawson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rena Lawson in household of Henry Lawson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Copy of Marena Lawson in household of Henry Lawson, "United States Census, 1880"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.