Herbert William Dawson

19 April 1893–1974 (Age 80)
Dawson, Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life of Herbert William

When Herbert William Dawson was born on 19 April 1893, in Dawson, Allegany, Maryland, United States, his father, John Jacob Dawson, was 32 and his mother, Harriet Florence Miller, was 31. He had at least 5 sons with Hilda Pauline Emmart. He lived in Vale Summit, Allegany, Maryland, United States in 1900 and District 7, Allegany, Maryland, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died in 1974, in Rawlings, Allegany, Maryland, United States, at the age of 81.

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Herbert William Dawson
Hilda Pauline Emmart
Homer William Dawson
Millard Lee Dawson
Bruce Dawson
Paul Dawson
Charles Dawson

Spouse and Children



    Homer William Dawson


    Millard Lee Dawson


    Bruce Dawson


    Paul Dawson


    Charles Dawson


Parents and Siblings

    John Jacob Dawson


    Harriet Florence Miller




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert W Dawson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herbert Dawson in household of John J Dawson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert William Dawson in household of John J Dawson, "United States Census, 1900"

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