Name: Merrill E. DAWSON
Given Name: Merrill E.
Birth: 30 Jan 1864 in Coshocton County, Ohio 1
Death: 18 Jul 1915 in Loranger, Louisiana
Per "HISTORY OF COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO 1740 - 1881," by , Page 666
Change Date: 16 Aug 2013 at 04:37:09
DAWSON WILLIAM, Jackson, township; born in this county, in 1833; son of Marcus and Mary Dawson; married November 2, 1861, to Augusta M. Adams, daughter of John Q. and Lovina Adams. Their union was blessed with nine children, one of whom is dead, viz : J. Q., Murrell E., Effie L., Ora B., Aba M., Kate L., William M., Clide W. Postoffice, Roscoe.
OBIT: Tuesday, 20 Jul 1915 ┘X Newark Advocate, pg 6
DR. M. E. DAWSON
No additional details have been received regarding the death of Dr. M. E. Dawson, who was drowned, Sunday, at Loranger, La., notice of whose death was printed in Monday┘us Advocate. Loranger is a small lumber town about five miles from Hamden.
The body will arrive at Coshocton tonight and funeral services will be held there. The Coshocton Times-Age has the following account of Dr. Dawson┘us life:
┘SDr. Dawson was born in Coshocton county, near Willow Brook January 30, 1864. After teaching school at West Lafayette and other places in the county for several years he entered Western Reserve Medical College and was graduated in 1891 with honors. He was president of his class.
┘SHe practiced medicine for several years in Otsego, Hanover and Granville. Four years go he gave up his practice and purchased a large farm in Greene county, near Dayton, where he lived until last March when he moved to Louisiana, where he was engaged in stock-raising and orange-growing.
┘SIn 1892 Dr. Dawson was married to Miss Ollie Tredway. To that union one child ┘X Mrs. Ethel Thompson, Cambridge, O. ┘X was born. He was married again in 1896 to Miss Martha Jane Ryaney of Otsego, who, together with their two children ┘X Harold, 16, and Helen, 12 ┘X survives.
┘SDr. Dawson was a member of the Christian Union church. He was a man of staunch and upright character which demanded the respect of everyone. His amiable disposition had gained for him a wife circle of admiring friends.
┘SBesides the wife and children, he leaves two brothers and four sisters. The brothers are; J. Q. Dawson, South Eighth street; Prof. W. N. Dawson, Yellow Springs, O. The sisters are; Mrs. C. W. Teale, Coshocton; Mrs. Charles Bantum, Warsaw; Mrs. George Nosker, Columbus, and Mrs. John Stone, Pledger, Tex.
┘SA brother, Clyde, was drowned about twelve years ago along the Delaware coast.┘T
Father: William DAWSON b: 11 Jul 1833 in Coshocton County, Ohio
Mother: Augusta Mehitable ADAMS b: Oct 1839 in Ohio
Olive Rebecca "Ollie" TREDWAY b: 12 Jun 1867 in Coshocton County, Ohio
- Divorced: Y
8 Oct 1889
in Coshocton County, Ohio
- Ethel Vern DAWSON b: 9 Jul 1890 in Coshocton County, Ohio
Martha Jane RINEY b: Feb 1864 in Muskingum County, Ohio
- Quincy Harold DAWSON b: 3 Sep 1898 in Licking County, Ohio
- Helen D. DAWSON b: 1903 in Ohio
- Title: 1880 US CENSUS, DISTRICT 046, JACKSON, COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO
According to GenWeb, Coshocton County was formed in 1811 from Muskingum and Tuscarawas Counties. The County seat is Coshocton.
Page: Head: William Dawson, Pages 13 & 14
- Title: BOOK: "HISTORY OF COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO 1740 - 1881"
Author: Norman Newell Hill Jr., A. A. Graham & Co., Publishers, 1881
Compiler owns book.
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