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William Lawson, II

Birthdate:
Birthplace: NC, USA
Death: Died in Scott, VA, USA
Place of Burial: Lawson Confederate Memorial Cemetery, Snowflake, Scott, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William "the Scottish Rebel" Lawson and Rebecca Lawson
Husband of Nancy Lawson and Nancy Lawson
Father of Elizabeth Ratliff; Rebecca Quillen; Catherine Henry; Jeremiah Lawson; William Lawson, III and 9 others
Brother of Travis Lawson; Betsy Ann Canterbury; Sally Wood and Rev. Jeremiah Lawson

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Private User
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About William Lawson, II

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor #: A067399

William Lawson Junior, like his father, also served the patriot's cause in the Revolutionary War and has been approved as a Patriot by both the DAR and SAR.

Military Service: Fall of 1779 to Spring of 1780, Served 3 months in Capt. Levary's Company as a substitute for Henry Yarberry (Yarborough). Rendezvoused at Court House of Franklin Co., NC . William "recollects then being in his sixteenth year" and resided in Franklin Co., NC. Note: After his discharge, William returned to Franklin Co., NC, where he left his discharge papers with "some of his friends" and never retrieved them. He "was in no battle at all." He went from Franklin Co., to his uncle's "on the water of Adkin" where he spent a year.

Ordained Methodist minister.

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William Lawson, II's Timeline

1763
1763
NC, USA
1792
1792
Age 29
Cloyd, VA, USA
1795
1795
Age 32
Russell, VA, USA
1798
January 13, 1798
Age 35
Russell, VA, USA
1799
May 26, 1799
Age 36
Russell, VA, USA
1800
1800
Age 37
Russell County, Virginia, United States
1802
1802
Age 39
Russell, VA, USA
1803
1803
Age 40
Big Moccasin Creek,Scott,Virginia,USA
1803
Age 40
Russell, VA, USA
1805
1805
Age 42
Russell, VA, USA