1790-1930 Census Records

Ancestral Census records from the files of Stephen M. Lawson - Ancestor Names marked with tilde~

Census Records of Other Ancestral Lines

Family and Ancestors of James Martin Lawson


James Martin LAWSON family & ancestry

1930 Census, Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA
(Microfilm Series T626, Roll 127, Page 64)
April 4, 1930 Enumeration District 19-957, Sheet 4B, Dwelling 109, Family 109
1746 Flower St              Age   1  2   3   4   5   6           7         8   9
Lawson, James M.~ Roomer M 60 Wd N TN US US Contractor Masonry W N
Color or race - W; Live on farm - N; Able to read and write - Y; Speaks English - Y
1: marital status      2: attending school  3: birthplace, self  4: birthplace, father
5: birthplace, mother 6: occupation 7: industry 8: wages or own account
9: veteran Notes: Street name very unclear. Age should be 61. Should be Married.

1930 Census, Seattle, King Co., WA
(Microfilm Series T626, Roll 2494, Page 254)

April 10, 1930 Enumeration District 17-55, Sheet 16A, Dwelling 239, Family 242

4063 2nd Av NE Radio Age 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Lawson, Lucy J.~ Head F 58 M 18 IL IL TN None
  George O. Son M 26 S NM TN IL Auditor Telephone Co W N
  Donald V.~ Son R M 21 S WA TN IL Salesman Dry Goods W N
  Ruth M. Daughter F 20 S WA TN IL None
Head: Home owned or rented: R  Monthly rental, if rented: 43
All: Color or race - W; Attending school - N; Able to read and write - Y; Speaks English - Y
1: marital status      2: age at 1st maarriage  3: birthplace, self  4: birthplace, father
5: birthplace, mother 6: occupation 7: industry 8: wages or own account
9: veteran Note: Lucy's mother's birthplace should be MO 

1920 Census, Muskogee, Muskogee Co., OK
(Photocopy from Lineages, August 1996)
January 3, 1920 Enumeration District 86, Dwelling 30, Family 37
626 Elgin Ave., Muskogee, OK   Age  1  2  3  4   5   6   7  8  9           10        11
Lawson, James M.~ Head M 61 M Y Y TN TN TN Y Contractor Masonry OA
Lucy J. Wife F 48 M Y Y IL IL IL Y
Monagene Daughter F 20 S Y Y OK TN IL Y
George O. Son M 16 S Y Y Y NM TN IL Y
Thomas W. Son M 14 S Y Y Y NM TN IL Y
Chrles F. Son M 12 S Y Y Y NM TN IL Y
Donald G.~ Son M 11 S Y Y Y WA TN IL Y
Ruth M. Daughter F 9 S Y Y Y WA TN IL Y

Home owned or rented: R Age of James M. should be 51. Donald G. should be Donald V.
Father of James M. born in MS. Mother of Lucy J. born in MO.

1: marital status 2: attending school 3: able to read 4: able to write
5: birthplace, self 6: birthplace, father 7: birthplace, mother 8: speaks English
9: industry 10: occupation 11: wages or own account

1910 Census, Seattle, King Co., WA
(Microfilm Roll T-624 No. 1659)
April 18, 1910 Enumeration District 157, Dwelling 224, Family 231

1931 8th Ave. West                1   2   3  4  5  6   7   8   9           10
Lawson, James H~ Head M 41 M1 TN TN TN Contractor Masonry
Lucy J.~ Wife F 39 M1 20 10 8 IL IL IL None
Clyde F. Son M 18 S IT TN IL Driver Hardware
James C. Son M 13 S OK TN IL Sign writer Dry Goods
Mona J. Daughter F 10 S OK TN IL
George O. Son M 7 S NM TN IL
Thomas W. Son M 5 S NM TN IL
Charles F. Son M 2 S NM TN IL
Donald V.~ Son M 1 3/12 S WA TN IL
Ruth M. Daughter F 1/12 S WA TN IL

1: age 2: marital status 3: years married 4: number of children
5: children living 6: birthplace, self 7: birthplace, father 8: birthplace, mother
9: occupation 10: industry IT: Indian Territory

1900 Census, Tecumseh, Pottawatomie Co., OK
(Microfilm Roll No. 124 1342)
June 1900, Enumeration District 200, Sheet 8

St. Hse Dwl Rel. Birth Age MS - Note - Birthplaces Occupation
137 15 7 Lawson, Ele~ Head W F Jan 1846 W 34 8 8 TN MS TN Farmer
Willie Dau. W F Oct 1874 25 S TN MS TN House keeper
Sarah Dau. W F Oct 1876 23 S TN MS TN Farmer
Mattie Dau. W F Dec 1878 21 S TX MS TN Farmer
Lola Dau. W F Jan 1881 19 S TX MS TN School
Ollie Son W M 1882 AR MS TN School
Della Dau. W F 1884 AR MS TN School

St. Hse Dwl Rel. Birth Age MS - Note - Birthplaces Occupation
Lawson, James~ Head W M 31 Farmer
Lucy~ Wife W F 28 House Keeper
Clyde Son W M Sep 1891 8
James Son W M 1896 3
Monagene Dau. W F 1899 6/12

- Note - : Number of years married, number of children, children living.

1880 Census of Grayson Co., TX
"Suburbs of Bells"
June 8, 1880, Enumeration District 7
- Birthplaces -
Dwl Fam Names Color Sex Age Relation Occupation Self Father Mother
102 104 Lawson A. M. W M 34 Making Shoes MS TN NC
Margaret C. W F 34 wife Keeping House TN TN TN
Joseph M. W M 8 son TN MS TN
John R. W M 4 son TN MS TN
Saml. W. W M 1 son TN MS TN
Sarah M.~ W F 66 mother at Home NC NC NC
Martha J. W F 35 sister at Home TN TN NC
103 105 Lawson M. S.~ W M 38 Farming MS TN NC
E. C.~ W F 33 wife Keeping House TN SC TN
James M.~ W M 10 son TN MS TN
John M. W M 8 son TN MS TN
Willie J. W F 5 daughter TN MS TN
Sarah (F.?) W F 5 daughter TN MS TN
Martha T. W F 1 daughter TX MS TN

1880 Census of Wayne Co., TN
Fourth Civil District. A. B. Cole, enumerator.

June 11, 1880, Enumeration District 164.
- Birthplaces -
Dwl Fam Names Color Sex Age Relation Occupation Self Father Mother
171 171 Turman, Wm. W M 39 Merchant TN TN TN
F. U. W F 28 wife Keep House TN TN TN
M. C. W F 7 dau. Single TN TN TN
Wm. W M 6 son Single TN TN TN
John C.~ W M 75 father Widower TN TN TN

1870 Census of Wayne Co., TN
David I. Dickerson, Asst. Marshall

July 9, 1870, 8th District, Waynesboro.
Property Value
Dwl Fam Names Age Occupation Real Personal Born School Read Write
63 63 M. S. Lawson~ 28 M W Farmer 0 1033 MS
Caroline E. Lawson~ 24 F W Keeping house "
James M. Lawson~ 2 F W "
Elizabeth Fox 14 F W Domestic servant " No No

Note: Caroline should be born TN, James should be M and born TN.

July 11, 1870, 8th District, Waynesboro.
Property Value
Dwl Fam Names Age Occupation Real Personal Born School Read Write
82 82 A. M. Simes [Sims] 35 M W Farmer 3000 1800 TN
M. H. Simes 30 F W Keeping house TN
F. H. Simes~ 72 F W NC No

July 19, 1870, 8th District, Waynesboro.
Property Value
Dwl Fam Names Age Occupation Real Personal Born School Read Write
156 156 Sariah Lawson~ 56 F W Keeping House 624 NC
Martha J. Lawson 25 F W MS
Amous M. Lawson 23 M W Farmer MS
Marget C. Lawson 23 F W TN No

August 30, 1870, 11th District, Waynesboro.
Property Value
Dwl Fam Names Age Occupation Real Personal Born School Read Write
174 174 J. C. Turman~ 67 M W Farmer 1200 575 GA
Martha Turman 32 F W Keeping House TN No
Sarah L. C. Turman 16 F W "
J. K. P. Turman 23 M W Farmer 460 TN

1860 Census of Pontotoc Co., MS
Microfilm Roll 590 No. 631, Page 147
July 30, 1860, Birmingham Division.
Property Value
Dwl Fam Names Age Occupation Real Personal Born
955 955 Wm. C. Cypert 45 M Farmer 4,500 1,060 TN
Rebecca Cypert 44 F SC
David P. Cypert 24 M TN
Fanny G. Cypert 18 F TN
Martha Cypert 16 F MS
Rebecca J. Hodges 3 F MS
Frances Lawson~ 61 F NC

1860 Census of Wayne Co., TN

June 9, 1860, 8th District, Victory.
Property Value
Dwl Fam Names Age Occupation Real Personal Born School Read Write
120 120 A. M. Sims 25 M Farmer 800 500 TN
Frances~ 63 F NC
Martha 21 F TN

June 11, 1860, 8th District, Victory.
Property Value
Dwl Fam Names Age Occupation Real Personal Born School Read Write
152 152 Sarah Lawson~ 46 F 160 NC
Mordica~ 18 M Farm laborer 150 MS Yes
Martha J. 15 F " Yes
Amos 13 M " Yes

July 10, 1860, 11th District, Factor's Fork.
Property Value
Dwl Fam Names Age Occupation Real Personal Born School Read Write
566 566 John Turman~ 57 M Farmer 1800 1000 GA
Martha 25 F TN
Elija 22 M Farm laborer "
William 20 M " " "
Milinda 19 F "
James P. 17 M Farm laborer " Yes
Elizabeth~ 14 F " Yes
John 11 M " Yes
Sarah L. 6 F " Yes

1850 Census of Itawamba Co., MS

October 1, 1850, Northern District 6

Dwl Fam Names Age Occupation Real Property Born
566 573 Mordica Lawson~ 53 M Farmer 600 NC
Frances "~ 53 F NC
McKinney " 24 M Farmer TN

1850 Census of Wayne Co., TN

October 19, 1850, 8th District.
Property Value
Dwl Fam Names Age Occupation Real Personal Born School Read Write
753 762 F. H. Sims~ 55 F 450 NC
George W. 19 M Farmer TN
A. M. 16 M Farmer TN Yes
Martha 10 F TN Yes
753 763 Sarah M. Lawson~ 35 F Farmer TN
M. S.~ 9 M " Yes
Martha 6 F "
Ann 4 F "

Note: Ann should be Amos and M. All children should be born MS.

1850 Census of Bedford Co., TN

Page 525. Jacob Castleman, enumerator

Nov. 4, 1850, Civil District 24

Dwl Fam Names Age Occupation Real Property Born
141 141 John Thurman~ 48 M Farmer 13500 GA
Mary~ 40 F TN
Nancy 19 F "
Martha 17 F "
Polly 15 F "
Elijah 13 M "
William 11 M "
Malinda 9 F "
James 7 M "
Caroline~ 4 F "
John 2 M "


1840 Census of Tennesee

Bedford and Wayne Counties

* Bedford Co

John C. Turman~ Males: 2 age 0- 5, 2 age 15-20, 1 age 30-40.
Females: 1 age 0- 5, 2 age 5-10, 1 age 20-30.

* Wayne Co.

Mordici Lawson~ Males: 2 age 0- 5, 1 age 10-15, 2 age 15-20, 1 age 40-50.
page 90 Females: 1 age 15-20, 1 age 20-30, 1 age 40-50.

C. M. Lawson~ Males: 1 age 0- 5, 1 age 20-30.
page 92 Females: 1 age 20-30.

Robert Sims~ Males: 2 age 5-10, 1 age 50-60.
page 85 Females: 1 age 0- 5, 1 age 10-15, 2 age 15-20, 1 age 40-50.

1830 Census of Tennesee

Giles and Wayne Counties

* Giles Co.

Pariss Sims~ Males: 1 age 0- 5, 1 age 20-30, 1 age 70-80
Females: 1 age 20-30, 1 age 60-70

* Wayne Co.

Mordicai Lawson~ Males: 1 age 0- 5, 2 age 5-10, 1 age 10-15, 1 age 30-40.
page 293 Females: 1 age 5-10, 2 age 10-15, 1 age 30-40.


1810 Census of South Carolina

Abbeville District

Thos. Lawson~        Males:   1 age 45+.
page 55 Females: 1 age 45+.

1800 Census of North Carolina

Stokes County

Parish Sims~         Males:   4 age  0-10, 1 age 10-16,1 age 16-26, 1 age 26-45
Females: 2 age 10-16, 1 age 16-26<sic>

1800 Census of South Carolina

Edgefield and Fairfield Counties

* Edgefield Co.

Thomas Lawson~ Males: 1 age 0-10, 1 age 10-16, 1 age 45+.
page 169 Females: 1 age 10-16, 1 age 45+.

* Fairfield Co.

Ann Neely~ Males: 2 age 16-26, 1 age 26-45
Females: 2 age 0-10, 2 age 16-26, 1 age 45+

1790 Census of North Carolina

Stokes County

Sims, Parriss~       Males: 2 age 0-16, 1 age 16 & up. Females: 3.
Salisbury Dist.

1790 Census of South Carolina

Abbeville District and Fairfield County

* Abbeville Dist.

Tom Lawson~ Males: 2 age 0-16, 1 age 16 & up. Females: 1.

* Fairfield Co.

Richard Neelie~ Males: 3 age 0-16, 2 age 16 & up. Females: 6.


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