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John William Lawhon was born 2 Oct 1822 in North Carolina and died in Kendalia, Kendall, Texas on 27 Mar 1883. He was the son of Samuel Lawhon (1794 - 1850) and Edith "Edee"  Swinson Lawhon (1797 - abt 1850).

He married Jane Cornelia Miller. They had six children:

Emma Elizabeth Lawhon who married William Patton "Bill" Gourley, Jr on 22 Feb 1869;

John Thomas Lawhon;

Jesse William "Bill" Lawhon who married Fredonia Catherine "Donie" Knibbe on 14 Oct 1886;

Elizabeth A "Eliza" Lawhon;

Mary Paloma Lawhon who married George Washington Edge on 24 Dec 1879; and

Lucretia Lawhon who married Emmett T Jones on 9 Dec 1884.


1850 Census

1870 Census

1880 Census

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