Ira "Ierry" "Dock" Hill Lawson b. 17 June 1832 in TN & d. 30 Dec. 1919 in Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., TX. & was buried in Blanco, Blanco Co., TX. - Blanco Cemetery.He married Virginia "Angeline" Henderson on 1 Jan. 1857 in Jefferson Co., IL.Angeline was born in Washington Co. IL. on 3 Jan. 1838 to Samuel Henderson & Martha Ann "Anna" Anderson.Angeline died 9 Nov. 1917 in Blanco, Blanco County, Texas - & buried in Blanco Cemetery.
Ira & Angeline had 6 children born in IL. and then 1 born after they moved to TX.Their 7 children were:
1.) John Henry Lawson b. 4 Dec. 1858 in Jefferson Co., IL. & died 19 July 1925 in Blanco Co., TX.John married on December 03, 1878 inBlanco Co., TX. to Nancy "Nan" C. Hines/Hinds & after Nancy died on August 02, 1902, he married Nancy's sister Mary.(Nancy was married first to Perry Bay).
John & Nancy's children were:
a.)Leila Etta Lawson (married in Bastrop Co., TX. to Edward Massey and had John Richmond Massey, Harvey Leroy Massey, Leonna Massey, Loma "Pedie" Irene Massey, Nellie Massey, Roy Massey, Claudia Massey, Edna Massey, Villa Massey, Fern "Babe" Maureen Massey, Harland Massey, Bessie Elizabeth Massey b. May 02, 1906 in Arnett, OK. & died on August 15, 1978 & married on June 16, 1927 in Corona, Riverside Co., CA. to Claude Ray Blackman)
b.)Samuel B. Lawson b. May 1881 in Blanco Co., TX. (married Myrtle and had Lewis Lawson b. abt 1903, Evert Lawson b. abt 1905, Nancy Trudy Lawson b. abt. 1907)
c.)Callie E. Lawson b. May 1883 in Blanco Co. TX. and marriedE.C. Billingsley.
d.)John I. Lawson b. Sep. 1885
e.)James C. Lawson b. Jan. 1887 in Blanco Co. TX.
f.)Mary Lawson b. Feb. 1889 in Blanco Co., TX. and married toChristopher Wire.
g.)Henry C. Lawson b. Nov. 1891 in Blanco. Co. TX.
h.)Valentine Lawson b. Feb. 1894 in Blanco Co., TX.
i.)Annie R. Lawson b. January 1897 in Blanco., TX. & married E. H. B. Olfers.
j.)Melinda Lawson b. Aug. 1899 in Blanco Co., TX.
2.) Samuel Allen Lawson b. 12 Jan. 1862 in IL. & died in Jim Wells Co., TX. & buried in Corpus Christi, Nueces Co. TX. - Rose Hill Cemetery.Sam married on 17 Mar. 1928 in Orange Grove, Jim Wells Co., TX. to Caroline "Callie" Elizabeth Smith.(Callie was born on March 31, 1866 in MO. to John M. Smith & Elizabeth "Callie" Smith & died on June 25, 1930 in Oilton, OK.)
Sam & Callie's children were:
a.)Martha Viola "Ola" Lawson b. October 24, 1884 (married William Davis)
b.)Edella "Della" A. Lawson b. June 28, 1886 (married Claude Roy McCarty and they had Velma C. McCarty)
c.)Cora Elizabeth Lawson b. September 05, 1888 in Travis Co. Texas & died September 02, 1962 (married Lawren C. McCarty & they had Otis McCarty, Fay McCarty, John McCarty, Leonard McCarty, Clyde C. McCarty)
d.)Eva Allen Lawson b. January 01, 1891 in Callihan, McMullen Co., TX. & died May 1973 in Callihan, McMullen Co., TX. ( married Leonard Scott McClaughtery and they had Flo McClaughtery)
e.)Nancy "Nannie" Alma Lawson b. Nov. 27, 1892 in Bluntzer Nueces Co., TX. & died February 1981 (married Wallace Franks)
f.)Mattie Amanda Lawson b. April 26, 1895 in Austin, Travis Co., TX. & died November 07, 1941 in Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., TX. (married Jim S. Baker on August 10, 1913 and they had Alton Baker, J.C. Baker, Eldred Ray Baker, Ruby Lee Baker.
g.)John Henry Lawson b. June 17, 1897 & married Nina Clark and they had Lula Mae Lawson, Samuel "S.A." Allen Lawson II, Alma Louise Lawson.
h.)Mellie Lucelle Lawson b. December 20, 1899 in Blanco Co., TX. and married Berry King.
i.)Velma Clyde Lawson b. August 05, 1902 & died January 1980 in Bluntzer, Nueces Co., TX. (married Ballard Lee McClaughtery)
j.)Ira Landon Lawson b. December 31, 1909 & died December 1966 Corpus Christi, Nueces Co., TX. (married Ada Weber)
3.) Ira Hill Lawson Jr. b. April 1863 in IL. and died June 28, 1935 in Nueces Co., TX.Ira Jr. married on Jan. 5, 1887 in Blanco Co., TX. to Lillie Cloud.Lillie was b. January 1871 in TX.
Ira Jr. & Lillie children were:
a.)Angie V. Lawson b. Aug. 1888,
b.)Henry N. Lawson b. Dec. 1889,
c.)Susie Lawson b. March 1891,
d.)Ida May Lawson b. Oct. 1893 in Blanco Co., TX. and married R.L. Polvado,
e.)Blanche Lawson b. Sep. 1894,
f.)Alma "Beulah" Lawson b. Aug. 1898.
4.) Martha A. Lawson b. abt. 1867 in IL. and married W. T. Claunch
5.) Margaret A. Lawson b. abt. 1869 in IL. and died in Brownwood, Brown Co., TX.Margaret married Benjamin Nichols.
6.) Charles "Charlie" T. Lawson b. July 1871 in IL. and died in Hamilton, Hamilton Co., TX.Charlie married Ella or Etta maiden name unknown.
7.) William Wriley Lawson b. Sep. 15 1876 in Blanco Co., TX. and died Aug. 24, 1947 in Kleberg, Dallas Co., TX. and was buried in Kleberg, Dallas Co., TX. -Kleberg Cemetery.William married in TX. to Mariah Katherine Griffin.Mariah was b. November 04, 1880 in TX. to Oliver Smith Griffin & Nancy Comelia Humble.Mariah died October 09, 1964 in Grand Prairie, Dallas Co., TX. and was buried in Kleberg, Dallas Co., TX. -Kleberg Cemetery.
William & Mariah's children were:
a.) Charlie (not Charles) Oran "C.O." Lawson b. February 05, 1900 in Blanco Co., TX & died Feb. 26, 1970 in Dallas, Dallas Co., TX and was buried on Feb. 28, 1970 in Kleberg, Dallas Co., TX. -Kleberg Cemetery.
Charlie married 1st) to Josephine Cornelia Davis b. September 1902 in TX.Josephine died in 1970 in Grand Prairie, Dallas Co., TX.Charlie & Josephine had Dorothy C. Lawson & Charles O. Lawson Jr.
Charlie married 2nd) in 1927 in Dallas, Dallas Co., TX. to Pansy Mae Kennedy b. Nov.11,1907 (to Mary Brewer & father unknown) in Concho Co., TX. & died June 10, 1991 in Llano Co., TX. and was buried in Dallas, Dallas Co., TX. - Laurelland Cemetery.Charlie and Pansy had Raymond Anson Lawson b. June 26, 1928 Dallas, Dallas Co., TX. & died on December 18, 1994 in Anchorage, Alaska and was buried in 1997 in Kleberg, Dallas Co., TX. - Kleberg Cemetery.Raymond married 1st to Yvonne Avis on May 23, 1953 & they had Ricky & Michael Lawson.Raymond married 2nd to Leslie Diane Jenkins on April 29, 1966 and they had Marcilee Cheryl Lawson.After Raymond was born Charlie and Pansy had Joseph " Boyce" Lawson b. September 13, 1930 Dallas, Dallas Co., TX. & died August 22, 2002 in Burlington, Washington.Boyce married 1st) in June 1953 in Dallas,Dallas Co., TX. to Patricia Carlisle.Boyce & Patricia had P. Diane Lawson ( married a Towell), Brenda Aka Monna Lawson (married Niels Sprokkreeff), Charles "Chuck" B. Lawson.Boyce married 2nd) Dorothy Aka Dottie Bucknell.They were divorced before his death.
Charlie married 3rd on January 20, 1933 in Dallas, Dallas Co., TX. to Birdie Lola Mae Phillips b. May 19, 1910 (Birdie's parents were Frank T. Phillips & Mary Etta Moore) in Haskell, Haskell Co. TX.Birdie died March 5, 1991 in Dallas, Dallas Co., TX. & was buried on March 9, 1991 in Mexia, Limestone Co., TX. - Mexia City Cemetery.Charlie & Birdie had Linda Charlotte Lawson.
Charlie married briefly 4th to Mrs Stella Keener.
b.) Deslie Raymond Lawson b. May 27, 1902 in Blanco Co., TX. & died in Pima, Graham Co., Arizona.Deslie married 1st in 1920 to Louise E. Raven and they had Edith Lawson (married John Alfred Redding) and Deslie Raymond Lawson Jr. b. November 28, 1920 in TX. (married Royetta Owen).Deslie married 2nd to Jewel maiden name unknown.
c.) Oliver Smith Lawson b. June 08, 1905 in Blanco Co., TX. & died Jan. 1984 in Dallas, Dallas Co., TX.Oliver married in 1927 in Dallas, Dallas Co., TX. (East Dallas) to Jessie "Jewel" Kelley.Jewel was b. May 15, 1906 & died March 1986 in TX.Oliver & Jewel had Oliver Kelly Lawson.
d. Zula Marie Lawson b. February 21, 1909 in Blanco. Co., TX. & died April 23, 1988 in Dallas , Dallas Co., TX. and was buried in Dallas , Dallas Co., TX. - Laurelland Cemetery.Zula married on November 22, 1925 in Dallas , Dallas Co., TX. to Clifford Clarence Sallis Sr.(Clifford was the s/o Forest Bedford Sallis & Mary E. McCauley)Zula and Clifford had Clifford Clarence Sallis Jr.