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Virgil John LAWHORN

Virgil John LAWHORN

Male 1915 - 2005  (90 years)

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  • Name Virgil John LAWHORN 
    Born 1 Feb 1915  , Swanwick, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation U.S. Military WWII Veteran 
    1920 U.S. Census 1 Jan 1920  , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 4y 
    • He was recorded as the son of James L. Lawhorn and was 4 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  , Coulterville, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 14y 
    • He was recorded as the son of James Lawhorn, and was 14 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was his reported birthplace.
    1930 U.S. census, Illinois, Randolph County, Coulterville [LAWHORN, James L]
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    Military Service From 1941 to 1945  , , , , Philippines and New Guinea Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Virgil was in WWII from 1941 to 1945 in the Philippines and New Guinea. Corporal Service Company Cook. Medals for Asiatic Pacific Theater. Ribbon with two bronze battle stars and 6 other medals.
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    Died 22 Apr 2005  , DeKalb, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Cause: stroke 
    Buried 25 Apr 2005  Fairview Park Cemetery, DeKalb, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Gravestone for LAWHORN, Virgil & Margaret
    Gravestone for LAWHORN, Virgil & Margaret
    Transcription:
    VIRGIL J.
    1915 -- 2005
    MARGARET I.
    1921 --
    IN LOVING MEMORY
    LAWHORN

    Photographed by Ronald Lawhorn
    Person ID I3734  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  [10, 11, 12
    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 Margaret I. COLEMAN,   b. 6 Aug 1921, , Missouri Valley, Harrison County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 2018, , Houghton, Houghton County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1945  , Waterman, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ronald Lee LAWHORN
    +2. Joyce Lynn LAWHORN
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F1407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Feb 1915 - , Swanwick, Perry County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 U.S. Census - Age: 4y - 1 Jan 1920 - , Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1930 U.S. Census - Age: 14y - 1 Apr 1930 - , Coulterville, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - From 1941 to 1945 - , , , , Philippines and New Guinea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1945 - , Waterman, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: stroke - 22 Apr 2005 - , DeKalb, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Apr 2005 - Fairview Park Cemetery, DeKalb, DeKalb 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 LAWHORN Reunion, Summer of 1978 in DeKalb, Illinois
    Taken in 1978 in DeKalb, Illinois (A living individual is linked to this item - Requires login to see details.)
    KULT Family - back: Mary E. (Lawhorn) Kult (mother) and Virgil Lawhorn (uncle) front: Roger, Windel and Nadine Kult
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    LAWHORN Reunion, Summer 1986 at Betty Bunger's house in Kirkland, Illinois. [L-R] Ben Lawhorn, Windel Kult, Joe Piotrowski, Joe McDonald, Ben Lawhorn Jr., Roger Kult, James Lawhorn Jr. Sitting in front: Virgil Lawhorn and Wilbur Lawhorn.
    [L-R] back: Ben Lawhorn Sr., Windel Kult, Joe Piotrowski, Joe McDonald, Ben Lawhorn Jr., Roger Kult, and Jim Lawhorn, Jr.
    front: Virgil Lawhorn and Wilbur Lawhorn (A living individual is linked to this item - Requires login to see details.)
    LAWHORN, Virgil & Margaret (Coleman)
    LAWHORN, Virgil & Margaret (Coleman)
    Lawhorns June 1941Bill,Jim,Amos,Virgil,Avery,Jim Jr,Frieda,Mary
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    LAWHORN, Virgil John
    LAWHORN, Virgil John
    Virgil & Ben LAWHORN (Brothers)
    Virgil & Ben LAWHORN (Brothers)
    Virgil & Margaret Lawhorn in California, c. 1943
    Virgil & Margaret Lawhorn in California, c. 1943
    LAWHORN, Virgil
    LAWHORN, Virgil
    LAWHORN, Virgil - Military
    LAWHORN, Virgil - Military

  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Betty (Lawhorn) Bunger, compiler, "Lawhorn/Coates Family Genealogy," supplied 2005 by Bunger, Kirkland, Illinois.

    2. [S910] Perry County, Illinois, "Report of a Birth," book "B", p. 33D, for Virgil Lawhorn; County Clerk's Office, Pickneyville. Digitally scanned by Kathy Kult [kk @ kks-fam.net].

    3. [S295] Social Security Administration, "U.S. Social Security Death Index," database, Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 17 May 2011), entry for Virgil Lawhorn, 2005, SS no. 337-24-0011 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [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).

    5. [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).

    6. [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), Virgil J Lawhorn, enlisted 30 Jun 1941, Chicago, Illinois, United States; citing "Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946," database, The National Archives: Access to Archival Databases (AAD) (http://aad.archives.gov : National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); NARA NAID 126323, National Archives at College Park, Maryland.

    7. [S103] "Virgil J. Lawhorn," obituary, DeKalb Daily Chronicle, 24 Apr 2005; Web edition, (http://www.daily-chronicle.com/articles/2005/04/25/record/obituaries/zzaobits01.txt : accessed 26 Apr 2005).

    8. [S519] Fairview Park Cemetery (DeKalb, DeKalb County, Illinois; LAT/LON N41.90955°, W-88.76451°; located south of DeKalb on First Street; take Interstate 88 West to Exit 91, Annie Glidden Rd.; go North on Annie Glidden to Fairview Drive; turn right (east) on Fairview Drive to First Street, then turn left (north) on First Street, and cemetery is on the right (east) side of the road), Virgil J. and Margaret I. Lawhorn joint marker; personally read and photographed, 16 September 2006 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S655] Personal knowledge of the author, Kathy Kult, kk @ kks-fam.net, Kathy, the grand-niece of Virgil Lawhorn, personally attended Virgil's funeral on 25 Apr 2005 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [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).

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

    12. [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).