John William Lawhon was born on 25 Sep 1852
in the Curry Creek Settlement (now the Kendalia area), Comal (now Kendall),
Texas and died in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas on 4 Jun 1944. He was the son of
Jesse William Lawhon and
Lovina Penrod Lawhon.
On 1 Jun 1876 he
married Sarah Ann Gourley in Kendall County, Texas. They had eight children: