Lawrence Ray Dotson

23 October 1897–17 March 1979 (Age 81)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Lawrence Ray

When Lawrence Ray Dotson was born on 23 October 1897, in Ohio, United States, his father, William Henry Dotson, was 27 and his mother, Bertha A. Cotrell, was 24. He lived in Pike, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Mifflin Township, Pike, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 17 March 1979, in Broward, Florida, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mound Cemetery, Piketon, Pike, Ohio, United States.

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
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.
Age 18
Historical Boundaries: 1915: Broward, Florida, United States
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 22
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): variant of Dodson , with devoicing of the second consonant. Alternatively, the name may be a variant of Dutson , another variant of Dodson with devoicing of the second consonant before voiceless /s/.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Lawrence R Dotson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lawrence Ray Dotson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Lawrence R Dotson in household of William Dotson, "United States Census, 1900"

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