The Dawson Family Bible
The following is an exact transcription of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) of Virginia Historical Inventory
Researched by: Margaret Jeffries, Culpeper, Virginia
February 8, 1938
1. SUBJECT: The Dawson Family Bible
2. LOCATION: At the home of Mrs. Fox, one mile north of Culpeper, Virginia on Route #29, thence northwest on Route #49 for 10 miles, thence east on Route #627 for 2 miles, thence north for 100 feet.
3. DATE: 1883
4. OWNERS: Mrs. Fox
5. DESCRIPTION: This Bible measures twelve inches by ten and a half by three and a half. It is complete with concordance and apocrypha. It has large pictures, tables of coins, etc. and it was published by A. J. Holman and Company, 1222 Arch Street, Philadelphia, in 1892.
6. HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE:
John W. DAWSON of Fauquier County and Mariah E. ROMINE of Rappahannock were married on April 25th 1858, at home, by Elder Silas Bruce
Annie M. DAWSON was married to Edward WRIGHT, February 9th 1881
James E. DAWSON was married to V. C. ROMINE, May 5th 1905
Grace O. DAWSON was married to A. R. DANIEL -----------
Lessur V. DAWSON was married to Jacob FOX, April 5th 1919
John W. DAWSON was born June 28th, 1835
Mariah E. DAWSON was born November 20th, 1834
Anna Moss DAWSON was born March 11, 1859
Elton Rust DAWSON was born February 22, 1861
Mariah Elizabeth DAWSON was born March 5, 1864
James Earnest DAWSON was born July 30th, 1870
Lessur V. DAWSON was born November 18th, 1873
Grace Olivia DAWSON was born April 3rd, 1877
Bradford DAWSON was born March 11th, 1787
K--------- DAWSON was born February 18, 1793
Robert DAWSON was born December 20th 1816
Mary A. DAWSON was born February 11, 1819
Nancy DAWSON was born November 18, 1820
Sally B. DAWSON was born April 25, 1822
William DAWSON was born September 23, 1824
Catherine DAWSON was born September 27, 1826
Bradford DAWSON was born July 28, 1828
Margaret DAWSON was born January 15, 1831
Benjamin DAWSON was born 17th day of January 1833
Elizabeth DAWSON was born the 9th day of August 1837
William B. WELCH, the son of Sylvestus WELCH and Mary H. WELCH, was born the 11th day of December, 1849
Vivian A. DANIEL was born July 11, 1913
Beatrice M. CLEMENT was born June 14, 1913
Bradford DAWSON departed this life on the 8th day of January, 1858
Sally DAWSON departed this life on the 15th of December, 1855
Elizabeth DAWSON departed this life on the 22 day of January, 1860
Benjamin DAWSON departed this life on the 8th day of December, 1860
Mary Ann WELCH departed this life on the 18th day of January, 1864
Catherine DAWSON departed this life March 25, 1878
John W. DAWSON departed this life November 11, 1893, 8 P. M.
Elton R. DAWSON departed this life May the 21st., 1904, 12 P. M.
Mariah E. DAWSON departed this life March 19th., 1913, 8 A. M.
James E. DAWSON departed this life May 16, 1928, 6:20 P. M.
8. SOURCES OF INFORMATION: Inspection of the Bible.
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