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James Levi LAWHORN, Sr.

James Levi LAWHORN, Sr.

Male 1887 - 1955  (67 years)

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  • Name James Levi LAWHORN  [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 6' tall, 150 lbs, brown eyes, grey hair, sallow complexion, blind in one eye  [13
    Age: 54y 
    Physical Description tall, medium build, blue eyes, dark brown hair  [12
    Age: 30y 
    Church
    • Second Baptist Church
    Occupation farmer 
    Occupation U.S. Military WWI Veteran  [12
    Occupation U.S. Military WWII Veteran  [13
    Military Draft Registration 1917  , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Age: 30y 
    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  [14
    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  [15
    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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    Military Draft Registration 27 Apr 1942  , , Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Age: 54y 
    WWII Draft Registration Card for LAWHORN, James Levi
    WWII Draft Registration Card for LAWHORN, James Levi
    Died 30 Apr 1955  Marshall Browning Hospital, Du Quoin, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    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  [18
    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 Margaret Lorraine LAWHORN (Relationship: DNA Common Ancestor) 
    Person ID I3729  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Lawhorn Branch
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2018 

    Father William Jackson LAWHORN,   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 Mary Vienna GODDARD,   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  [19, 20, 21
    • 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

    Photos
    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 Martha Rosetta COATES,   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  , Casner, Jefferson Country, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 22, 23
    Children 
    +1. Mary Elizabeth LAWHORN,   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. Denton L. LAWHORN,   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. William Levi LAWHORN,   b. 25 Feb 1913, , , Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1965  (Age 52 years)
    +4. Virgil John LAWHORN,   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. Clifford Benjamin LAWHORN, 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. Nancy Rosella LAWHORN,   b. 18 Jun 1919,   d. 2 Mar 1970  (Age 50 years)
    +7. Avery James LAWHORN,   b. 27 Apr 1922, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1978  (Age 56 years)
    +8. Amos Joseph LAWHORN,   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. Freida Margie LAWHORN
    +10. James Levi LAWHORN, 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 18 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F1395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nora THOMAS 
    Married 26 Feb 1943  , , Perry County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    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 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 - Age: 30y - 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 MapsMilitary Draft Registration - Age: 54y - 27 Apr 1942 - , , Perry 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
    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-Matched Direct Ancestor
    DNA-Matched Direct Ancestor
    LAWHORN, James Levi, Sr.
    LAWHORN, James Levi, Sr.
    LAWHORN, James Levi Sr.
    LAWHORN, James Levi Sr.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1079] McLean County, Illinois, birth certificate no. 373 (stamped), registered no. 15 (penned), Clifford Benjamin Lawhorn (1917); County Clerk's Office, Bloomington (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S144] Pam Lawhorn, Illinois, to Betty Bunger, e-mail, 12 Sep 2002, privately held by Bunger, Kirkland, Illinois (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), 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 : 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), 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] 1900 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, Bald Hill township, enumeration district (ED) 65, sheet 6-B, dwelling 118, family 119, William J. Lawhorn household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 31 Mar 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 308 (Reliability: 1).

    7. [S1077] William J. Lawhorn (Pvt., Co. H, 8th Mo. Cav., Civil War), pension application no. 1,010,157, certificate no. 797,783, Case Files of Approved Pension Applications ..., 1861–1934; Civil War and Later Pension Files; Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C., Questionaire, 21 March 1915 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S1083] Randolph County, Illinois, Delayed Record of Birth, State File no. 200665, for Freida Margie Lawhorn; County Clerk's Office, Chester (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S228] Perry County, Illinois, Medical Certificate of Death, County Record, Registered No. 3546 (30 Apr 1955), James Levi Lawhorn; Perry County Clerk's Office, Pinckneyville (Reliability: 1).

    10. [S109] 1900 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, Bald Hill township, enumeration district (ED) 65, sheet 6-B, dwelling 118, family 119, William J. Lawhorn household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 31 Mar 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 308 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S166] 1910 U.S. census, Perry County, Illinois, population schedule, Swanwick Precinct, enumeration district (ED) 62, sheet 8-B, dwelling 151, family 152, James L. Lawhorn household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 12 June 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication T624, roll 315 (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), 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. [S1259] "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1K7-RFF : Accessed 18 Feb 2018 - Present), James Levi Lawhorn, 1942 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S729] 1920 U.S. census, McLean County, Illinois, population schedule, Anchor Township, p. 95 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 84, sheets 4-B and 5-A, dwelling 83, family 83, James L. Lawhorn household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 July 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication T625, roll 386 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S168] 1930 U.S. census, Randolph County, Illinois, population schedule, Coulterville Precinct, enumeration district (ED) 79-15, sheet 2-B, dwelling 44, family 45, James L. Lawhorn household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 12 June 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication T626, roll 551 (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S1259] "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1K7-RFF : Accessed 18 Feb 2018 - Present), James Levi Lawhorn, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.) (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S228] Perry County, Illinois, Medical Certificate of Death, County Record, Registered No. 3546 (30 Apr 1955), James Levi Lawhorn; Perry County Clerk's Office, Pinckneyville (Reliability: 3).

    18. [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), James Levi Lawhorn Sr. marker; personally read and photographed, 27 May 2005 (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S217] Newton County, Missouri, Marriage Records, A:172, Lawhorn-Goddard, 1870; FHL microfiche M515,511 (Reliability: 3).

    20. [S795] Newton County, Missouri, "Marriages", (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).

    21. [S1077] William J. Lawhorn (Pvt., Co. H, 8th Mo. Cav., Civil War), pension application no. 1,010,157, certificate no. 797,783, Case Files of Approved Pension Applications ..., 1861–1934; Civil War and Later Pension Files; Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

    22. [S1260] "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database, FamilySearch, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KFK1-2CG : Accessed 18 Feb 2018 - Present), James L. Lawhorn and Martha R. Coats, 02 Apr 1908 (Reliability: 2).

    23. [S803] Frieda (Lawhorn) Tubbs, Tucson, Arizona (), to Kathy Kult, e-mail, 18 Jun 2008, "[no subject]"; privately held by Kult, Island Lake, Illinois (Reliability: 2).

    24. [S1202] Perry County, Missouri, marriage license, James Levi Lawhorn to Nora Thomas, 26 Feb 1943; p. 111, from Missouri Marriage Records, microfilm, digital images of originals housed at Missouri State Archives; image downloaded from Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records 1805-2002 image 19 of 354, (http://ancestry.com/ : accessed 30 December 2016).