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
1912–1980
Fay Eunice Hamilton
1910–1997
Marriage: 17 January 1928
Armax Dawson
1928–1991
Johnny Dawson
Winston Winzo Dawson
1930–1965
Gibbins Dawson
1945–2016

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 January 1928
Center, Sharp, Arkansas, United States
children

(4)

    Armax Dawson

    Male1928–1991Male

    Winston Winzo Dawson

    Male1930–1965Male

    Gibbins Dawson

    Male1945–2016Male

    Johnny Dawson

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Male1896–1972Male

    Male1899–1956Male

    Oscar Dawson

    Male1904–Male

    Phoebe E Dawson

    Female1906–Female

    Lena Dawson

    Female1909–Female

+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.
1931

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.

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Sources (2)

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

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