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William "Bill"  Hew Lawhorn, Sr.

William "Bill" Hew Lawhorn, Sr.[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1910 - 1981

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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  12 August 1910  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Gender  Male 
    Died  2 October 1981  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 71 
    Cause: Work-related injuries - fall from ladder 
    Buried  8 October 1981  Dover, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID  I28  Main
    Last Modified  2 Oct 2014 

    Father  Samuel Becton Lawhorn,   b. 1871, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1917 
    Mother  Cora Cox,   b. 03 Mar 1876, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1949, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 May 1899 
    Family ID  F14  Group Sheet

    Family  Pearlie Mae "Julie" Kilpatrick,   b. 17 Apr 1912, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1977, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1931  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 10
    Children 
    >1. William Lawhorn, Jr.,   b. 2 Apr 1931, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1998, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Cora Mae Lawhorn,   b. 18 Aug 1932, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 2006, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. J.W. Lawhorn, Sr.
    >4. S.R. Lawhorne
    >5. H.C. Lawhorne
    >6. Doris Lee Lawhorn,   b. 5 Jul 1942, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 2000, Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. C.J. Lawhorn
    >8. C.M.". Lawhorne
    Photos
    William Lawhorn House
    William Lawhorn House
    This is the house that William Lawhorn and kids lived in. This is the house where he became the first black man in the area to own a television.
    Last Modified  9 Jan 2012 
    Family ID  F11  Group Sheet

  • Photos

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    William Lawhorn & Pearlie Mae Kilpatrick
    William Lawhorn & Pearlie Mae Kilpatrick
    This oil painting was recreated from two separate pictures of the two. And, Pearlie's original photo was in black and white.
    William Lawhorn
    William Lawhorn
    William Lawhorn Sr.
    William Lawhorn Sr.

    Documents

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    1920 US Census Record - Township 3 (Craven Co.), NC
    1920 US Census Record - Township 3 (Craven Co.), NC
    Cora Lawhorn is listed as Head of the Family (age 38). Children are Samuel(age 18), Ida (around age 13? though it is hard to tell from the writing), William (age 10), Phelton (age 5), and George (age 3).

    The next entry in this Census record is for the family of Charles Morton, with Nancy Morton listed as wife and Willie Morton listed as son (age 55). By the time of the next Census in 1930, Cora Cox marries Willie Morton.
    1930 Census - Township 3(Craven Co.), NC
    1930 Census - Township 3(Craven Co.), NC
    Will Morton, Head of Household, age 58
    Cora Lawhorn, wife, age 48
    Ida Lawhorn, Stepdaughter, age 23
    William Lawhorn, stepson, age 19
    George Lawhorn, stepson, age 13
    Lodger - James M. Williams - age 22
    Roberta Cox - niece -age 12
    WWII Draft Registration Card: William Lawhorn
    WWII Draft Registration Card: William Lawhorn
    Wife: Pearlie Lawhorn
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Headstones
    William & Pearlie Mae headstone
    William & Pearlie Mae headstone

    Histories
    William Lawhorn Sr. Funeral Program.
    William Lawhorn Sr. Funeral Program.
    Services held at Alum Spring Church of Christ. Funeral by Loftin Funeral Home, Inc.
    Death Certificate
    Death Certificate
    Occupation: Farmer
    Industry: Farming
    Never in the armed forces
    Immediate cause: cardiac arrest due to abnominal hemmorhage, aneurysm and external ?
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Obituary - William Lawhorn
    Obituary - William Lawhorn
    Published in the New Bern Sun Journal- October 7, 1981 p. 2A.

  • Notes 

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  • Sources 
    1. [S51] 1920 NC Census: Craven County (Twp 3), 4 Jul 2006.

    2. [S52] 1930 NC Census: Craven County (Twp 3), 4 Jul 2006.

    3. [S20] North Carolina Death Certificate, 4 Jul 2006.

    4. [S332] FamilySearch Family Tree.
      https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=LD8W-9H2

    5. [S4] North Carolina Birth Index, 1908-2000. Ancestry.com. , 4 Jul 2006.
      Volume 6, Pg. 97

    6. [S292] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1898-1929. Ancestry.com. .

    7. [S297] 1940 Census. Ancestry.com. .
      Ft. Barnwell, Craven County, North Carolina - ED 25-10. Sheet 8A. http://goo.gl/qTGjB. Age 28. Lives on Hwy 70.

    8. [S3] North Carolina Death Collection 1908-2004. Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com), 30 Jul 2006.

    9. [S34] Alum Springs Church Cemetery , Eastern NC Genealogical Society (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S31] Craven County Register of Deeds. Records Database. http://deeds.cravencounty.com.
      Book 1931, pg. 101