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John and Dymie Crocker Lawson of Cork Co, Ireland, son James b 1758

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John and Dymie Crocker Lawson of Cork Co, Ireland, son James b 1758

Posted: 19 Apr 2013 12:14PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Lawson, Crocker
Seeking info re the ancestry and times of John and Dymie Crocker Lawson of Cork Co, Ireland.

The Lawsons were of Scotch-Irish descent and came from Ireland to Pennsylvania and from there to all points of the compass. John Lawson moved from North Carolina to Georiga with his new wife Dymie Crocker. John then returned to North Carolina to work for a time as a surveyor. While there he was captured by Indians and burned at the stake. His wife Dymie in his absence killed three Indians with a broad axe while they were trying to enter her home to scalp her and her infant son, James. (From The Heritage, Official Publication of the Crawford County, Arkansas, Historical Society, as submitted by Ora Smith.) Child of John and Dymie Lawson:

James Lawson, b. 1758.

James Lawson was b. 1758 in Cork Co, Ireland and died in 1852

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