George Lawson
*Contributed by Ron Sanders.  Thanks, Ron!

Published: Times, August 4, 1921

George LAWSON, son of Andy and Almiranda Lawson, was born in Hamilton County,
October 19, 1878, and departed this life July 20, 1921, age 42 years, 9 months and 1 day. George was one of ten children, six of whom with the father and mother have proceeded him to the great beyond. He was always kind affectionate about the home, always making friends and acquaintances wherever he went. he was stricken with typhoid, and although all was done, that could be done to prolong his life, God saw fit to call him away George is survived by one brother, Elisha Lawson and two sisters, Mrs. Hannah Ray, and Mrs. Sarah Campbell, and other relatives. Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church in McLeansboro. Conducted by Rev. John Maulding, assisted by Rev. Roy Gabbert, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Odd Fellows Cemetery to wait the resurrection.

From: Felty's Legacy of Kin, p. 200

George Lawson, born 19 Oct 1878, in Hamilton County; died 20 July 1921; he was the son of Andy & Almiranda (Sanders) Lawson; He was 1 of 10 children. He leaves 1 brother, Elisha Lawson; two sisters; Mrs. Hannah Ray & Mrs. Sarah Campbell. Interred I.O.O.F., McLeansboro, Illinois.

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