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From: pdoster <>
Subject: DAWSON FAMILY of ALLEGANY Co. MD
Date: Sat, 14 Nov 1998 17:53:18 -0500


To Shirley E. Williams <> re. Allegany Co MD Dawsons:

ALLEGANY CO MD DAWSONS
LDS FGS: SANDY CONRAD, 1411 N. 2nd St?, Washington, Iowa 52354.

ISAAC DAWSON b. 31 Dec 1813 MD mar. *PENELOPE POWELL on Apr 6, 1835,
res. ALLEGANY CO MD; remv. to Washinton Twp, Wash. Co Iowa where he d.
Sept 15, 1865. Father/Mo unknown. [don't give up yet! <g>]

PENELOPE POWELL b. May 16, 1827, d/o NATHAN & *NANCY DAWSON POWELL
d. May 7, 1870 Wash. Twp, Wash. Co IOWA bur. Woodlawn Cem.
mar. (2) Joseph Brown Sept 10, 1869

Issue:
- Sarah Dawson b. 1836 mar. Thorton W. Kauffman
- HANNAH *ODELL DAWSON b. 8-25-1838 mar. John Stinson Adams
[named for mother of Isaac Dawson? Wm Dawson Jr. was Isaac's father]
- William E. Dawson b. 1841 [hey, this has to be!!]
- John *Patterson Dawson b. 1845
- Carolyn Leanna b. 1847 mar. Hugh W. Adams
- Bosa? b. 1852 mar. B.D. Utterback Jr. [handwriting hard to read]
- JAMES M. Dawson b. 1854 Marion Twp, Wash. Co Iowa
- Clara Etta b. 1854 mar. Eugene McCann d. Alameda Co Oakland Cal.

The "heirs" of JAMES DAWSON Sr. of WILLIAM DAWSON [Jr]:
- JOHN DAWSON
- EDWARD DAWSON
- JAMES DAWSON Jr.
- *ABRAHAM DAWSON*
- *NANCY DAWSON, w/o NATHAN POWELL [see above]
- Lot. O. Dawson
- Wm. O. Dawson
- Elizabeth, w/o Jas. Ravenscraft
- Thomas Dawson
- Theodorus Dawson

Note: All of the "heirs" live in Allegany Co except James Dawson Jr., Wm
O. Dawson, Eliz & James Ravenscraft who all live in VA.

So...here is your lineage from oldest to youngest:
WM DAWSON Sr. d. 1802 - WM DAWSON Jr. - JAMES DAWSON - ABRAHAM DAWSON

Proof Wm Dawson Jr. s/o Wm Dawson Sr. of Allegancy Co MD found in will
of Wm Dawson Sr. dated *1802:
"I give & bequeath unto my two sons *WILLIAM DAWSON Jr. and BENJAMIN
DAWSON a tract "Clover Bottom cont 100 a. and to my sons EDWARD & THOMAS
DAWSON money from 1/4 or 60 a. of "Clover Bottom."
To my wife ELIABETH DAWSON all my pers. estate.
and to my Grdson William Dawson III, s/o Wm Dawson Jr, etc.
Wts: Wm. Shaw & Ebenezer Davis, excr.
Source: Allegany Co MD Wills, Bk A p. 50.
Note: there is also an inventory and a first accounting.

"Hawkins Clover Bottom" once in Frederick Co MD.
Wm Dawson & James Dawson were once residents of Frederick Co MD which
later bec Washington Co.

30 Oct 1760. Patent to WILLIAM DAWSON of Frederick Co MD...
"Wm Dawson of Fred. Co MD hath due him 50 a. by virute of assign. of
warant fro Col. Thomas Prather "Well Wisher."
See MD Patent Book BC & GS No. 28 p. 173
See also Frederick Co MD Deeds Bk M p. 52.

Suggest you write to DAR library in DC for Edith L. Watts papers.
Good news: You are eligible to join DAR on this lineage.
Congratulations!

PAT DOSTER
"Gen Links to the Past" - http://w3.one.net/~ddoste

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