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LAWHORN James Levi, Sr.

LAWHORN James Levi, Sr.

Male 1887 - 1955  (67 years)

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  • Name LAWHORN James Levi  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Birth (Alternate) 4 Jun 1886  , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Born 4 Jun 1887  , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Birth (Alternate) 4 Jun 1888  , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    1900 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1900  , Bald Hill Twp., Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Age: 13y 
    • He was recorded as being the son of William J. Lawhorn, and was 13 years old at the time of this census. His date of birth was recorded as June 1887, and Illinois was his reported birthplace.
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Bald Hill [LAWHORN, William J] Pg1
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Bald Hill [LAWHORN, William J] Pg1
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Bald Hill [LAWHORN, William J] Pg2
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Bald Hill [LAWHORN, William J] Pg2
    1910 U.S. Census 15 Apr 1910  , Swanwick, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Age: 22y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household, married for one year, and 22 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", and Illinois was his reported birthplace. Missouri was the reported birthplace of both his father and mother.
    1910 U.S. census, Illinois, Perry County, Swanwick [LAWHORN, James L]
    1910 U.S. census, Illinois, Perry County, Swanwick [LAWHORN, James L]
    Signature 1917  , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Signature, LAWHORN, James Levi Sr.
    Signature, LAWHORN, James Levi Sr.
    Physical Description tall, medium build, blue eyes, dark brown hair  [12
    Church
    • Second Baptist Church
    Occupation farmer 
    Occupation U.S. Military WWI Veteran  [12
    Military Draft Registration 1917  , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    MILITARY, WWI, Registration Card, [LAWHORN, James Levi, Sr.]
    MILITARY, WWI, Registration Card, [LAWHORN, James Levi, Sr.]
    1920 U.S. Census 1 Jan 1920  , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Age: 35y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household, married, and 35 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was "farm laborer". Illinois was his reported birthplace, as well as that of both his father and mother.
    1920 U.S. census, Illinois, McLean County, Anchor [LAWHORN, James L] Pg1
    1920 U.S. census, Illinois, McLean County, Anchor [LAWHORN, James L] Pg1
    1930 U.S. Census 1 Apr 1930  , Coulterville, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Age: 42y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household, married, and 42 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was "farmer". Illinois was his reported birthplace. Missouri was the reported birthplace of both his father and mother.
    1930 U.S. census, Illinois, Randolph County, Coulterville [LAWHORN, James L]
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    Died 30 Apr 1955  Marshall Browning Hospital, Du Quoin, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Age: 66y 
    Cause: heart failure due to acute myocardial infarction 
    Death Certificate of LAWHORN, James L
    Death Certificate of LAWHORN, James L
    Obituary 1 May 1955 
    Obituary for James L. LAWHORN Sr.
    Obituary for James L. LAWHORN Sr.
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    Buried 3 May 1955  Mount Zion Cemetery, Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Gravestone for LAWHORN, James Levi Sr.
    Gravestone for LAWHORN, James Levi Sr.
    Transcription:
    FATHER & HUSBAND
    JAMES LEVI
    LAWHORN SR.
    JUNE 4, 1886
    APR 30, 1955
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 10 March 2005
    Association LAWHORN Margaret Lorraine (Relationship: DNA Common Ancestor) 
    Person ID I3729  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Lawhorn Branch
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2017 

    Father LAWHORN William Jackson,   b. 13 Oct 1847, , Benton, Greene County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1920, , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother GODDARD Mary Vienna,   b. 27 Aug 1855, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1921, , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1870  , Newtonia, Newton County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 18, 19
    • William and Mary were in the same household in the 1870 U.S. census, taken on 10 Aug 1870. They were married on 19 Jun 1870.

      William's parents lived in Benton Twp, then Greene County when he was 3 yrs old. It was then named Newton County at the time William and Mary were married. Currently, it is now Douglas County.
    Marriage of LAWHORN, William J. and GODDARD, Mary V.
    Marriage of LAWHORN, William J. and GODDARD, Mary V.

    Transcription:

    State of Missouri }
    County of Newton } ss June 19, A.D. 1870

    This certifies that on the 19 day of June A.D. 1870 Mr. William J. Lawhorn and Ms. Mary V. Goddard were by me united in Marriage according to the Laws of God, and of the State of Missouri at Newtonia Newton County Missiouri

    S.W. Wolcott
    Justice of the Peace

    Filed September 19 Recorded Oct 11, 1870
    Jr. Hopkins
    Clerk

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    Family of LAWHORN, William Jackson
    Family of LAWHORN, William Jackson
    LAWHORN, William J. & Mary V. (Goddard)
    LAWHORN, William J. & Mary V. (Goddard)
    SOURCE: The Historical Society of Washington County, Washington County, Illinois 1979 History, (Dallas, Texas : Taylor Publishing Company, 1979), p. 314, [submitted by Velda D. Langrand].
    Family ID F1316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 COATES Martha Rosetta,   b. 7 Mar 1888, , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1939, , Winkle, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1908  , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 20
    Children 
    +1. LAWHORN Mary Elizabeth,   b. 27 Mar 1909, , Swanwick, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1948, , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    +2. LAWHORN Denton L.,   b. 10 Apr 1911, , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1932, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    +3. LAWHORN William Levi,   b. 25 Feb 1913, , , Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1965  (Age 52 years)
    +4. LAWHORN Virgil John,   b. 1 Feb 1915, , Swanwick, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 2005, , DeKalb, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +5. LAWHORN Clifford Benjamin, Sr.,   b. 31 Aug 1917, , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1995, , Sterling, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +6. LAWHORN Nancy Rosella,   b. 18 Jun 1919,   d. 2 Mar 1970  (Age 50 years)
    +7. LAWHORN Avery James,   b. 27 Apr 1922, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1978  (Age 56 years)
    +8. LAWHORN Amos Joseph,   b. 30 Jun 1926, , Oakdale, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1976  (Age 50 years)
    +9. LAWHORN Freida Margie
    +10. LAWHORN James Levi, Jr.,   b. 3 Aug 1932, , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1988  (Age 56 years)
    Photos
    Family of LAWHORN, James Levi, Sr. (standing), Rosetta (Coates) Lawhorn (sitting) Mary Elizabeth (on Rosetta's lap) with Denton Lawhorn (baby)
    Family of LAWHORN, James Levi, Sr. (standing), Rosetta (Coates) Lawhorn (sitting) Mary Elizabeth (on Rosetta's lap) with Denton Lawhorn (baby)
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F1395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 THOMAS Nora 
    Married 26 Feb 1943  , , Perry County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Marriage License for LAWHORN, James L. and Nora THOMAS
    Marriage License for LAWHORN, James L. and Nora THOMAS
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F1404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth (Alternate) - 4 Jun 1886 - , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jun 1887 - , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth (Alternate) - 4 Jun 1888 - , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1900 U.S. Census - Age: 13y - 1 Jun 1900 - , Bald Hill Twp., Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Apr 1908 - , , , Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1910 U.S. Census - Age: 22y - 15 Apr 1910 - , Swanwick, Perry County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSignature - 1917 - , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Draft Registration - 1917 - , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 U.S. Census - Age: 35y - 1 Jan 1920 - , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1930 U.S. Census - Age: 42y - 1 Apr 1930 - , Coulterville, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 66y - 30 Apr 1955 - Marshall Browning Hospital, Du Quoin, Perry County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 May 1955 - Mount Zion Cemetery, Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    LAWHORN, James Levi, Sr.
    LAWHORN, James Levi, Sr.
    Family of LAWHORN, James Levi, Sr. (standing), Rosetta (Coates) Lawhorn (sitting) Mary Elizabeth (on Rosetta's lap) with Denton Lawhorn (baby)
    Family of LAWHORN, James Levi, Sr. (standing), Rosetta (Coates) Lawhorn (sitting) Mary Elizabeth (on Rosetta's lap) with Denton Lawhorn (baby)
    Family of LAWHORN, William Jackson
    Family of LAWHORN, William Jackson
    DNA Match
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    DNA-Matched Direct Ancestor
    LAWHORN, James Levi Sr.
    LAWHORN, James Levi Sr.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1079] Illinois. McLean County. Birth Certificates. County Clerk's Office, Bloomington, Birth: LAWHORN, Clifford Benjamin. (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S144] Lawhorn, Pam. E-mail to Betty Bunger. 12 Sep 2002. Privately held by Bunger, Kirkland, Illinois, Email: LAWHORN, Pam. (Reliability: 1).

    3. [S529] Mt. Zion Cemetery (Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois; LAT/LON N38.29788°, W-89.12725°; located in Blissville Twp., Illinois, just east of Ashley, Illinois; take Rt. 15 east out of Ashely, for approx. 2.10 miles; take Old State Road (Rt 15 turns to the left, and Old State Rd is staight ahead); take Old State Rd. for approx. 1.7 miles; the cemetery is on the left (north) side of the road). Grave markers, Cemetery: Mt. Zion., James Levi Lawhorn Sr. marker; personally read and photographed, 25 April 2005 (Reliability: 1).

    4. [S295] Social Security Administration. "U.S. Social Security Death Index." Database. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2005, Ancestry.com: SSDI., (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 26 February 2016), entry for James Lawhorne, 1955, SS# no longer provided (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S154] "U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918." Database and digital images. Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2006-present), Ancestry.com: Military WWI Draft Registration Cards., James Levi Lawhorn, form no. 1306, order no. 54, Draft Board 1, Anchor, McLean County, Illinois; citing World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, NARA microfilm publication M1509, roll 1614320 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S109] Illinois. Jefferson County. 1900 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1900-LAWHORN-WilliamJ. (Reliability: 1).

    7. [S1077] Civil War and Later Pension Files. Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15. National Archives, Washington, D.C., Military Civil War Pension: LAWHORN, William J.., Questionaire, 21 March 1915 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S1083] Illinois. Randolph County. Delayed Records of Birth. County Clerk's Office, Chester, Birth: LAWHORN, Freida Margie. (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S228] Illinois. Perry County. Death Certificates. Perry County Clerk, Pinckneyville, Death: LAWHORN, James Levi. (Reliability: 1).

    10. [S109] Illinois. Jefferson County. 1900 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1900-LAWHORN-WilliamJ. (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S166] Illinois. Perry County. 1910 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1910-LAWHORN-JamesL. (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S154] "U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918." Database and digital images. Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2006-present), Ancestry.com: Military WWI Draft Registration Cards., James Levi Lawhorn, form no. 1306, order no. 54, Draft Board 1, Anchor, McLean County, Illinois; citing World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, NARA microfilm publication M1509, roll 1614320 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S729] Illinois. McLean County. 1920 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1920-LAWHORN-JamesL & Pg2. (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S168] Illinois. Randolph County. 1930 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1930-LAWHORN-JamesL. (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S228] Illinois. Perry County. Death Certificates. Perry County Clerk, Pinckneyville, Death: LAWHORN, James Levi. (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S529] Mt. Zion Cemetery (Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois; LAT/LON N38.29788°, W-89.12725°; located in Blissville Twp., Illinois, just east of Ashley, Illinois; take Rt. 15 east out of Ashely, for approx. 2.10 miles; take Old State Road (Rt 15 turns to the left, and Old State Rd is staight ahead); take Old State Rd. for approx. 1.7 miles; the cemetery is on the left (north) side of the road). Grave markers, Cemetery: Mt. Zion., James Levi Lawhorn Sr. marker; personally read and photographed, 27 May 2005 (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S217] Missouri. Newton County. Marriage Records. FHL microfilm M515,511. Family History Library, Salt lake City, Utah, Marriage: LAWHORN, William J. and GODDARD, Mary V.. (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S795] Missouri. Newton County. "Marriages." MSA microfilm C20256 (Vol A, 1866-1867; Vol A2, 1867-1872; Vol B, 1872-1879; Vol C, 1879-1885; Vol D, pp 1-291, 1884-1889). Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City., Microfilm: Newton County Marriages, MSA C20256., (1867-1872), A2:172 and 187, entry for Wm LAWHORN and Mary V. GODDARD, 19 June 1870; MSA microfilm C20256, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S1077] Civil War and Later Pension Files. Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15. National Archives, Washington, D.C., Military Civil War Pension: LAWHORN, William J..

    20. [S803] Tubbs, Frieda (Lawhorn). "[no subject]". E-mail to Kathy Kult. 18 Jun 2008. Privately held by Kult. Island Lake, Illinois, Email: TUBBS, Frieda. (Reliability: 2).

    21. [S1202] Missouri. Perry County. “Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002.” Database and digital images. http://ancestry.com/ : 2016, Marriage: LAWHORN, James L. and Nora THOMAS.