Henry James Dawley or Dawly was listed as the security for the marriage of Laurena Dawley and John H. Johnson. In the 1850 census of Norfolk, Virginia, he was listed as the brother of Laurena (Dawley) Johnson. The family consisted of: John H. Jonson, b. 1821 Laurena Ann (Dawley) Johnson, b. 1811 Samuel B. Davis (step-son), b 1842 Edward J. Davis (step-son), b. 1844 Henry James Dawley, b. 1806
Living next door were: John Conrad, b. 1821 Mahala (Dawley) Conrad, b. 1822 Ella Conrad, b. 1849 George Everdeen, b. 1794 William Everdeen, b. 1830
Would love to have any information at all on these families.