William Lawson, American Patriot immigrated from Montrose, Scotland, settled in Scott Co, Virginia. Also our many other family lines of Dixon, Heady, Freeman, Morrissey, Aldredge, Logsdon, Stone, Box, Henderson, McClellan and others.

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  • ID: I02336
  • Name: Jeremiah N. Lawson
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT. 1809 in Russell Co, Virginia
  • Death: 17 JUL 1862 in Cynthiana, Harrison Co, KY
  • Census: 1830 Morgan Co, KY age 20-29
  • Census: 1840 Morgan Co, KY male 30-39
  • Census: 1850 Morgan Co, KY, 42, b. VA
  • Census: 1860 Harrison Co, KY, 52 farmer b. VA
  • Military Service: BET. 28 JUN - 17 JUL 1862 Co D 7th KY Cavalry
  • Note:
    Early Tax Lists Morgan Co, KY
    Transcribed and shared by Tim Phipps

    1829 Jeremiah Lawson 1829 Tax List Pg 9; Land = 0; White Males 21+ = 1; Blacks 16+ = 0; Total Blacks = 0; Horses = 1; Children Over 4yrs & Under 14yrs = 0; Total Value=$50

    1830 Jeremiah Lawson 1830 Tax List Pg 13; Land = 0; White Males 21+ = 0; Blacks 16+ = 0; Total Blacks = 0; Horses = 1; Children Over 5yrs & Under 16yrs = 0; Total Value=$50

    1831 Jeremiah Lawson 1831 Tax List Pg 13; Land = 0; White Males 21+ = 1; Blacks 16+ = 0; Total Blacks = 0; Horses = 1; Children Over 5yrs & Under 16yrs = 0; Total Value=$100

    1833 Jeremiah Lawson 1833 Tax List Pg 15; Land = 0; White Males 21+ = 1; Blacks 16+ = 0; Total Blacks = 0; Horses = 1; Total Value=$50
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    1830 United States Federal Census about Jeremiah Lawson
    Name: Jeremiah Lawson
    Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Morgan, Kentucky
    Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
    Free White Persons - Under 20: 2
    Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1
    Total Free White Persons: 3
    Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 3

    1840 United States Federal Census about Jeremiah Pawson
    Name: Jeremiah Pawson
    [Jeremiah Lawson]
    Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Morgan, Kentucky
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 2
    Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
    Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
    No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 2
    Free White Persons - Under 20: 6
    Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
    Total Free White Persons: 8
    Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 8

    1850 United States Federal Census about Jere Lawson
    Name: Jese Lawson
    [Jeremiah Lawson]
    Age: 42
    Birth Year: abt 1808
    Birthplace: Virginia
    Home in 1850: Morgan, Kentucky
    Gender: Male
    Family Number: 764
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Jere Lawson 42
    Nancy Lawson 37
    William Lawson 19
    Hannah Lawson 17
    John Lawson 15
    James Lawson 12
    Phebe Lawson 10
    Solomon Lawson 6
    Lucinda Lawson 4
    Louisa Lawson 2
    Sarah Lawson 0
    Martha Lawson 80

    1860 United States Federal Census about Jerry Lawson
    Name: Jerry Lawson
    Age in 1860: 52
    Birth Year: abt 1808
    Birthplace: Virginia
    Home in 1860: Harrison, Kentucky
    Gender: Male
    Value of real estate: View image
    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Jerry Lawson 52
    Nancy Lawson 48
    John W Lawson 25
    James H Lawson 22
    Rebecca B Lawson 20
    Solomon Lawson 15
    Lucinda Lawson 13
    Louisa Lawson 11
    Sarah Lawson 9
    Perlinda Lawson 7
    Eveline Lawson 6


    Although considered too old to be fighting in the Civil War, Jeremiah enlisted. He was at Cynthiana Courthouse and killed by Morgan's Raiders when he refused to surrender along with other defenders. He continued to fight until the whole enemy platoon opened fire on him.


    American Civil War Soldiers about Jeremiah Lawson
    Name: Jeremiah Lawson
    Enlistment Date: 16 Jul 1862
    Enlistment Place: Nashville, Tennessee
    Side Served: Union
    State Served: Kentucky
    Service Record: Enlisted as a Saddler on 16 July 1862.
    Enlisted in Company D, 7th Cavalry Regiment Kentucky on 16 Jul 1862.
    Sources: 78


    U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about Jeremiah N. Lawson
    Name: Jeremiah N. Lawson
    Side: Union
    Regiment State/Origin: Kentucky
    Regiment Name: 7 Kentucky Cavalry
    Regiment Name Expanded: 7th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry
    Company: D
    Rank In: Saddler
    Rank In Expanded: Saddler
    Rank Out: Saddler
    Rank Out Expanded: Saddler
    Film Number: M386 roll 16




    Father: Travis Lawson b: ABT. 1766 in North Carolina
    Mother: Martha "Maysie" Simpkins b: BET. 1766 - 1770 in New York or Maryland?

    Marriage 1 Nancy Toliver b: ABT. 1813 in Scott Co, KY
    • Married: 4 OCT 1828 in Morgan CO, KY
    • Note:

      "Kentucky, Marriages, 1785-1979," Nancy Toliver, 1828
      groom's name: Jermiah Lawson
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      bride's name: Nancy Toliver
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      marriage date: 04 Oct 1828
      marriage place: Morgan, Kentucky
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      indexing project (batch) number: I01428-2
      system origin: Kentucky-EASy
      source film number: 839918
      reference number: P 11-10
    Children
    1. Has No Children Emma Lawson
    2. Has Children Mary Polly Ann Lawson b: 1829 in Morgan Co, Kentucky
    3. Has Children William Travis Lawson b: 26 MAR 1831 in Buck Creek, Morgan Co, KY
    4. Has Children Hannah Lawson b: ABT. 1833
    5. Has Children John Wesley Lawson b: 25 OCT 1834 in Morgan Co, Ky
    6. Has Children James Harvey Lawson b: 1838 in Morgan Co, Ky
    7. Has No Children Phoebe Lawson b: ABT. 1840 in Kentucky
    8. Has Children Rebecca Lawson b: MAR 1843 in Kentucky
    9. Has Children Solomon Cox Lawson b: MAY 1844 in Kentucky
    10. Has Children Lucinda Lawson b: 10 NOV 1845 in KY
    11. Has Children Louisa Lawson b: 13 MAR 1848 in Harrison Co, KY
    12. Has No Children Sarah M. Lawson b: ABT. 1850
    13. Has Children Paulina-Perlina Lawson b: 14 JUN 1852 in Kentucky
    14. Has No Children Nancy Evaline Lawson b: 3 OCT 1854
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