Name: Jesse LAWSON
Birth: ABT 1822 in Alabama
Death: BEF 1870
Jesse was probably living with his father John in 1840, and could have been the child listed as age 15-20 years .
A Jesse Lawson paid taxes in beat 13 of Walker County in 1840. Found in the 1840 Tax Record, Walker County, Alabama. William Robins collector.
Jessa and Charlotte Losson (Lawson) are enumerated in the 1850 Walker County, Alabama Census taken in the 11th District of Walker Country, 30 Nov. 1850. Last name is spelled Losson instead of Lawson and his first name looked as if it is spelled Jessa (could be Jesse as listed when he paid taxes). Listed as 28 years old, born in Alabama, a farmer, with real estate worth $100. Had 3 children, 1 female and 2 males.
Father: John LAWSON b: 1780 or 1787 in North Carolina
Mother: Sarah H. (LAWSON) b: 23 AUG 1792 in South Carolina
Charlotte (LAWSON) b: MAR 1822 in Alabama
- Martha Jane LAWSON b: 28 FEB 1845 in Walker County, Alabama
- John M. 'Jack' LAWSON b: 19 FEB 1845 in Walker County, Alabama
- Vinyard L. 'Vin' LAWSON b: 19 JUN 1849 in Walker County, Alabama
- Hannah LAWSON b: ABT 1860 in Alabama
- Frances LAWSON b: ABT 1866 in Alabama
- Text: 1840 Census
The 1840 Alabama Census reviewed here was found in the Birmingham Library. It only showed the name of the man (head of household). All others were listed as males or females, white or black with an age range of all those living in the household.