I have some pages from a book on the Hovermale family; do not know the name of the book or the author.On page 28 is a listing on some of the children of Thomas and Catherine (Hovermale) Dawson. Their son Elisha Dawson md. Mary Shade and left Morgan Co., WV (VA) for Western Mound Township, Illinois in 1854.Their son Marshall Douglas Dawson, b. 1858, married (1st) Ellen Aulabaugh (does not give names of her parents).
Christian Christopher Dawson, brother of Elisha, was born 26 Nov 1833 in Morgan Co, WV (VA) and died 11 Dec 1912.He married Lucy Ann Aulabaugh 5 Nov 1855.Lucy was born 6 Nov 1831, daughter of George and Mary (Ambrose) Aulabaugh.She died 10 March 1891.She and Chris are buried in Stults Cem., Hettick, ILThey did not go to Illinois until 1872 and they settled near his father and brother.The brother, Elisha and his wife are also buried in the Stults Cemetery.