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Samuel Valentine Lawhorn, Sr.

Male 1901 - 1944


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  29 Aug 1901  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Died  6 Aug 1944  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Cause: Congestive Heart Failure 
    Buried  13 Aug 1944  Dover, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I288  Main
    Last Modified  4 Apr 2012 

    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  Addie,   b. approx. 1911, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Addie was first cousin to Alex Tilghman Sr. She was also Violetta Kilpatrick Moore's sister-in-law.
    Children 
    >1. S. Lawhorn, Jr.
     2. B.B. Lawhorn
     3. H.G. Lawhorn
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2007 
    Family ID  F190  Group Sheet

  • 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.
    1910 Census: Samuel Becton Lawhorn (Head)
    1910 Census: Samuel Becton Lawhorn (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 15 Apr 1910
    Enumeration District: 17
    Sheet: 2A
    Location: Barnwell - 1Pct, Craven County, NC

    1) Sam - Head, age 38, 1st marriage, married 11 yrs
    2) Cora - Wife, age 31, 1st marriage, mother of 2 children, both still living
    3) Sam - Son, age 8
    4) Ida M. - Daughter, age 3

    Family rented farm, both could read and write. Family listed as Mulatto.
    NC Death Certificate: Samuel Lawhorn Jr.
    NC Death Certificate: Samuel Lawhorn Jr.
    Father: Samuel Lawhorn
    Mother: Cora Cox
    Informant: Will Lawhorn

    Headstones
    Sam Lawhorn is buried in Alum Springs cemetery
    Sam Lawhorn is buried in Alum Springs cemetery

    Histories
    Death Certificate - Samuel Lawhorn
    Death Certificate - Samuel Lawhorn
    Informant: Will Lawhorn

  • Notes 
    • -know birth date from Lawhorn bible, verified by census info

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] North Carolina Death Certificate.
      has Aug 31 as birth date

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

    3. [S297] 1940 Census. Ancestry.com. .
      Ft. Barnwell, Craven County, North Carolina - ED 25-10. Sheet 8A. http://goo.gl/hLXeS. Age 39.

    4. [S20] North Carolina Death Certificate.

    5. [S182] North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975, (Ancestry.com).