William Augustus Dawson

25 January 1883–4 July 1955 (Age 72)
Union, Louisiana, United States

The Life of William Augustus

When William Augustus Dawson was born on 25 January 1883, in Union, Louisiana, United States, his father, David Harrison Dawson, was 34 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Tubb, was 25. He married Lurlein Fleming on 5 August 1913, in Athens, Henderson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ward Four, Union, Louisiana, United States in 1900 and Denton, Denton, Texas, United States for about 5 years. He died on 4 July 1955, in Denton, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Roselawn Memorial Park, Denton, Denton, Texas, United States.

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William Augustus Dawson
Lurlein Fleming
Marriage: 5 August 1913
William Augustus Dawson Jr.
Gloria Rujean Dawson
David Fleming Dawson

Spouse and Children

5 August 1913
Athens, Henderson, Texas, United States



    Gloria Rujean Dawson


    David Fleming Dawson


Parents and Siblings

    David Harrison Dawson


    Mary Elizabeth Tubb




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William A Dawson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William A Dawson in household of David H Dawson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Augustus Dawson in entry for William Augustus Dawson, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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