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.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Lawson
1844–1899
Mary Marena Luster
1841–1919
Marriage: 25 October 1865
Sarah Jane Lawson
1866–1936
William Sherman Lawson
1870–1935
Ewel S. Grant Lawson
1868–1888
John Center Lawson
1874–1931
Henry Lawson
1876–1910
Melissa Lawson
1876–1910
Cardwell Lawson
1876–
Harriet S Lawson
1879–
Moses Seaton Lawson
1881–1968

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 October 1865
Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    Female1866–1936Female

    Ewel S. Grant Lawson

    Male1868–1888Male

    William Sherman Lawson

    Male1870–1935Male

    Male1874–1931Male

    Henry Lawson

    Male1876–1910Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

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"

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