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Denton L. LAWHORN

Denton L. LAWHORN

Male 1911 - 1932  (21 years)

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  • Name Denton L. LAWHORN 
    Born 10 Apr 1911  , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    1920 U.S. Census 1 Jan 1920  , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 8y 
    • He was recorded as the son of James L. Lawhorn and was 8 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was his reported birthplace.
    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  , Oakdale Township, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 20y 
    • Denton's occupation was recorded as "farmer", and he rented his residence. Illinois was the reported birthplace of everyone in the household, as well as everyone's parents. The members of the household were:

      Denton M., head, age 33 (was 20 when married)
      Edna P., wife, age 30 (was 17 when married)
      William H., son, age 12
      Denton E., son, age 9
      Vernon L., son, age 6
      Loren M., son, age 1-8/12
      Denton W. Lawhorn, nephew, age 20
      Willie L. Lawhorn, nephew, age 19
    1930 U.S. census, Illinois, Washington County, Oakdale Twp. [COATES, Denton and LAWHORN, Denton]
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    Died 16 Jul 1932  , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: suicide 
    Buried Mount Zion Cemetery, Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gravestone for LAWHORN, Rosetta (Coates) and Denton (son)
    Gravestone for LAWHORN, Rosetta (Coates) and Denton (son)
    Transcription:
    LAWHORN
    ROSETTA
    1888 -- 1939
    MOTHER

    DENTON L.
    1911 -- 1932
    SON
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 10 March 2005
    Association Margaret Lorraine LAWHORN (Relationship: DNA Relative) 
    Person ID I3733  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Lawhorn Branch
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2018 

    Father James Levi LAWHORN, Sr.,   b. 4 Jun 1887, , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1955, Marshall Browning Hospital, Du Quoin, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother 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  [7, 8, 9
    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 ID F1395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Viola MCCLAIN,   b. 26 Oct 1911, , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1964  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1930  [10
    Marriage Record for LAWHORN, Denton and Viola McClain
    Marriage Record for LAWHORN, Denton and Viola McClain
    Children 
    +1. Doral Kenneth LAWHORN,   b. 27 Jul 1931, , Covington, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1987, , Venice, Sarasota County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F1406  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Apr 1911 - , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 U.S. Census - Age: 8y - 1 Jan 1920 - , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: suicide - 16 Jul 1932 - , , , Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Zion Cemetery, Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • 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)
    DNA Match
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    LAWHORN, Denton L.
    LAWHORN, Denton L.
    LAWHORN, Denton L.
    LAWHORN, Denton L.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1080] Washington County, Illinois, Record of Births to County Clerk, vol. 10 (Jan 1932 - Apr 1939):559, entry for Doral Kenneth Lawhorn; County Clerk's Office, Nashville. [Note that even though Doral was born in 1931, his birth record is listed out of year range in Vol. 10, but was listed in "L" index in book 9] (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S18] Arthur D. Reierson, submitter, "World Family Tree, Vol. 112, Tree 897," website by subscription, Genealogy.com, (http://www.genealogy.com/wftonline/v112/0851to0900/v112t0897.html : accessed 25 Jul 2004) (Reliability: 2).

    3. [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).

    4. [S1068] 1930 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, Oakdale Township, p. 99 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 95-21, sheet 4-A, dwelling 82, family 82, Denton M. Coates household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 1 May 2011); citing National Archives microfilm publication T626, roll 566 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S18] Arthur D. Reierson, submitter, "World Family Tree, Vol. 112, Tree 897," website by subscription, Genealogy.com, (http://www.genealogy.com/wftonline/v112/0851to0900/v112t0897.html : accessed 25 Jul 2004).

    6. [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), Rosetta (mother) & Denton (son) Lawhorn marker; personally read and photographed, 25 May 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [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).

    8. [S144] Pam Lawhorn, Illinois, to Betty Bunger, e-mail, 12 Sep 2002, privately held by Bunger, Kirkland, Illinois (Reliability: 1).

    9. [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).

    10. [S1086] Washington County, Illinois, "Register of Marriages", Book F, p. 124, No. 1930, (1930); Lawhorn-McClain; Washington County Clerk's Office, Nashville, Illinois (Reliability: 3).