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John and Ellen Dawson


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Also pictures of Erna and Rank Dawson, Jim Dawson, Dan Dawson and Family picture including Ora Dawson Trent, Erna Dawson, Curtis, Lillie, D. Boone Dawson, Dr. Rank Dawson, Grace and Winifred Dawson

John Dawson was born in Bedford Co. VA. married Ellen Williams in Va. Nov. 15, 1789. They and five of their children moved to W. Va. in 1810. In the Spring of 1813 they moved to Sissonville. Their children: Jennie married James Clift, William; Nancy m. Robert Craig; John b. 1800, died 1844-1850,m Libbie Smith,b1802 in Bedford Co. They married in Bedford Co. 1821, Robert Wilson who was b. at Spring Hill in 1812, m Elizabeth Haynes from Botetourt Co. VA; Monoah b. 1807 m Nancy White 4-26-1827, also married Rutha Fisher. John and Libby Smith Dawson's children: Wm. Summers "Jud", b. 12-1-1831, married first Hannah Crane, second Henrietta Milam; John Jaxk, b 3-16-1827, married Susan Dawson daughter of Monoah and Rutha Fisher 5-20-1852,died 5-1-1965; Lafette,b.1844; Finetta b. 8-13-1825, married Wm. Seth Rose 1-18-1844,died 5-11-1865; Ellen,b1833, married Ira Humphreys 10-20-1856; Julia,b.12-11-1822, married Micheal Derrick, son of Jonathan and Mary Haynes Derrick, 8-2-1844,died 10-19=1895; Adaline, b 1838, married W.H. Gibson 5-19-1856; Delilah married Dodridge Taylor. Robert Wilson and Elizabeth Haynes Dawsons children: John Noah b. 1841 Andrew F. "Frye" Millard Vincent Mary Sally Minta Minerva and Elizabeth (twins) Susan b. 6-15-1855 m. Dandy Duff

Submitted by Linda Secco ( on Wed Apr 1 13:46:53 1998
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