Doddridge County Roots

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Family: John Thomas DAWSON / Emma Onile MYERS (F37989)



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  • Father | Male
    John Thomas DAWSON

    Born  12 Mar 1824  Allegany Co, MD Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Jun 1882  Centerville District, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married     
    Father  Noah Hillary DAWSON | F7596 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Charlotte POTTER | F7596 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Emma Onile MYERS

    Born  Feb 1828  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
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    Child 1 | Female
    + Elizabeth N. DAWSON

    Born  19 Mar 1849  Allegany Co, MD Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 May 1931  West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Wilbur Cemetery, Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Thomas J. PRATT | F33576 
    Married  17 Dec 1868  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    Alonzo DAWSON

    Born  24 Jan 1851  Virginia (now West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Mar 1877   
    Buried    Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    Simeon DAWSON

    Born  7 Jun 1852   
    Died  7 Mar 1886   
    Buried    Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    William R. DAWSON

    Born  31 Dec 1856  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Sep 1880   
    Buried    Blockhouse Hill Cemetery (old SDB section), West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Nancy Isabelle WEEKLEY | F8030 
    Married  29 May 1878  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    Rosena B. DAWSON

    Born  CA 1860   
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Male
    Lakin E. DAWSON

    Born  20 Aug 1866  Centerville, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Feb 1892  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Wilbur Cemetery, Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 7 | Female
    + Charlotte T. "Lottie" DAWSON

    Born  Dec 1870  Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
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    Spouse  Meredith G. PRATT | F37988 
    Married  10 Sep 1893  Deep Valley, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • 1870 Census, Tyler Co, WV (Centerville District), enumerated on Jul 22 1870:
      John Dawson, 46, b. Md, farmer; Emma, 41, b. Md; Alonzo, 19, b. Va; Simeon, 17; William, 12; Rosena, 8; Lakin, 3.

      1880 Census, Tyler Co, WV (Centerville District), enumerated on Jun 22 1880:
      Thomas Dawson, 56, b. Md (both parents b. Md), farmer; wife Emma O, 52, b. Md (both parents b. Md); dau Elizabeth, 31, b. Md, single; son William R, 23, b. WVa, occupation "at home," medical conditon "consumpted," married; dau-in-law Nancy I, 20; dau Rosena B, 20; son Lakin E, 14; dau Charlotte, 10.
      (Note: All surnames given as Dawson, including daughter Elizabeth, who was married to Thomas J. Pratt and who was enumerated in this census with her husband and children in McElroy District of Tyler County.)

      1900 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on Jun 14 1900:
      Emma O. Dawson, 72, b. Feb 1828 in Md, widowed, mother of 7 children (2 still living); son-in-law Merideth G. Pratt, 31, b. Mar 1869, farm laborer, married 7 yrs; dau Charlotte T. Pratt, 29, b. Dec 1870, married 7 yrs, mother of 2 children (1 still living); grandson Harry D. Pratt, 1, b. Dec 1898.

      1910 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on May 3 1910:
      Meredith G. Pratt, 41, farmer, married 16 yrs; wife Charlotte T, 39, mother of 3 children (2 still living); son Harry D, 11; dau Lois O, 6; mother-in-law Emma O. Dawson, 82, b. Md, widowed, mother of 7 children (2 still living). [1, 2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1583] Marriage record of daughter.

    2. [S1590] Death record of daughter.