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Rev. Wright L. Lawhorn

Male 1877 - 1955


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  • Title  Rev. 
    Born  4 Feb 1877  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  27 Apr 1955  Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried  Y  [3
    Person ID  I959  Main
    Last Modified  8 Jun 2008 

    Father  Valentine Lawhorn,   b. Feb 1830, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1900 
    Mother  Harriett,   b. approx. 1843, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown 
    Family ID  F325  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Vera Kennedy,   b. approx. 1882, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. J. Lawhorn
    Last Modified  31 Jul 2006 
    Family ID  F515  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Myra Birdell 
    Last Modified  8 Jun 2008 
    Family ID  F987  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1880 Census - Township 9 (Craven County), NC
    1880 Census - Township 9 (Craven County), NC
    1) Valentine - head,age 50
    2) Harriett - wife, age 37
    3) John - son, age 13
    4) Ida - daughter, age 11
    5) Samuel - son, age 9
    6) William - son, age 4
    7) Wright - son, age 2

    Family's last name is in census as "Lawhorne"
    John is listed as having some kind of condition, but I cannot read it.
    1900 Census: Harriet Lawhorn (Head)
    1900 Census: Harriet Lawhorn (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 9 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 45
    Sheet: 8A
    Location: Fort Barnwell, Craven County, NC

    Harriett - Head, age unreadable, b. May 1856?, widowed
    Wright - Son, age 23, b. Feb 1877
    Alex Watson - Boarder, age 24, b. Nov 1875
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    WWI DraftCard - Wright L. Lawhorn
    WWI DraftCard - Wright L. Lawhorn
    Occupation: Farmer & Preacher
    Address: 77 Pavis Ave, New Bern, NC
    Dated: Sept 12, 1918
    NC Death Certificate: Wright Lawhorn
    NC Death Certificate: Wright Lawhorn
    Spouse: Myra Birdell Lawhorn
    Father: Willard Valentine Lawhorn
    Mother: Harriett
    Informant: Mrs. M.B. Lawhorn
    Usual residence - Chester, SC
    Remains moved by railroad to either Asheville or Sylva, Nebraska.

  • Notes 
    • Was a reverend according to the Lawhorn Family Bible. Started preaching in 1902 at Havelock Mission and was at Lancaster preaching as of Sept 15, 1950.

    Buried:
    • Remains removed to Sylva, Nebraska via Asheville NC on railroad.

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Lawhorn Family Bible (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S20] North Carolina Death Certificate.
      has birth year of 1873

    3. [S20] North Carolina Death Certificate.

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