Robert Amon Dawson

3 April 1912–31 March 1980 (Age 68)
Sharp, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Robert Amon

When Robert Amon Dawson was born on 3 April 1912, in Sharp, Arkansas, United States, his father, George Robert Dawson, was 39 and his mother, Elvira Johnson, was 40. He married Fay Eunice Hamilton on 17 January 1928, in Center, Sharp, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Big Creek Township, Sharp, Arkansas, United States in 1920. He died on 31 March 1980, in Batesville, Independence, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Center, Sharp, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Amon Dawson
Fay Eunice Hamilton
Marriage: 17 January 1928
Armax Dawson
Johnny Dawson
Winston Winzo Dawson
Gibbins Dawson

Spouse and Children

17 January 1928
Center, Sharp, Arkansas, United States


    Armax Dawson


    Winston Winzo Dawson


    Gibbins Dawson


    Johnny Dawson


Parents and Siblings





    Oscar Dawson


    Phoebe E Dawson


    Lena Dawson


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 10

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 19

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Robert Dawson in household of George Dawson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert Dawson, "United States Census, 1940"

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