Lewis Reeves Dawson

23 June 1856–16 August 1943 (Age 87)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Lewis Reeves

When Lewis Reeves Dawson was born on 23 June 1856, in Ohio, United States, his father, Isaac Newton Dawson, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Laurel Reeves, was 28. He married Theresa Eliot Reno on 6 October 1902, in King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Warren, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 16 August 1943, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Reeves Dawson
Theresa Eliot Reno
Marriage: 6 October 1902
Lee Reno Dawson
Lewis M Dawson
Ralph C Dawson
Mary Reeves Dawson

Spouse and Children

6 October 1902
King, Washington, United States


    Lee Reno Dawson


    Mary Reeves Dawson


    Lewis M Dawson


    Ralph C Dawson


Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Newton Dawson


    Nancy Laurel Reeves




    William Reeves Dawson



    Elizabeth R Dawson


World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 4

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lewis R Dawson in household of Isaac N Dawson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lewis R Dawson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lewis R Dawson, "United States Census, 1920"

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