James Allen Dawson

1815–1870 (Age 55)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Allen

When James Allen Dawson was born in 1815, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Elijah Wade Dawson, was 31 and his mother, Sarah May Logan, was 27. He married Nancy Wise on 10 August 1842, in Callaway, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Cadron Township, White, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Arkansas, United States in 1870. He died in 1870, in Pocahontas, Randolph, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 55.

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James Allen Dawson
1815–1870
Nancy Wise
1819–
Marriage: 10 August 1842
James H Dawson
1843–
Susan E. Dawson
1845–
Zeora J. Lavinia Dawson
1847–1920
Louis Benton Dawson
1850–1914
Rachael Ann Dawson
1853–1920
Nancy Louisa Dawson
1855–1928
Tennessee Caroline Dawson
1859–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 August 1842
Callaway, Missouri, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    Elijah Wade Dawson

    Male1784–1855Male

    Sarah May Logan

    Female1788–1858Female

siblings

(10)

    John Logan Dawson

    Male1806–1892Male

    Sarah Dawson

    Female1808–1872Female

    Martha " Patsy" Dawson

    Female1810–1857Female

    Alexander M. Dawson

    Male1811–1860Male

    Susan Dawson

    Female1812–1871Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1815

Age 0

Historical Boundaries - 1815: New Madrid, Missouri Territory, United States; 1815: Lawrence, Missouri Territory, United States; 1819: Lawrence, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1835: Randolph, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1836: Randolph, Arkansas, United States
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Daw 1.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Dawson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Allen Dawson, "United States Census, 1860"

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