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250. Charles Summer JAMESON was born on 5 August 1886 in Benton County, Arkansas.57,174 He died on 16 January 1955 at the age of 68 in Kern County, California.57,174

Charles might have had an earlier wife before Bessie - the two oldest daughters were born a few years before he married her.

World War I Draft Registration. 12 Sep 1918
Charles Sumner Jameson of Rt. 1, Hackett, Sebastian Co, AR was age 33, born 5 Aug 1886. He was working in Mining for Excelsior Smokeless Coal Co. His nearest relative was wife Bess.
Charles was of medium height and build with grey eyes, brown hair.

1920 Census. Bass Little Twp, Sebastian Co, AR, Hh 88
Charley Jameson, 34, b. AR, mining. Bessie J., wife, 26, b. AR
May, dau, 5. b. AR. Louise, dau, 1, b. AR
John S., father of mother (No-his father!), age 64 widow, b. MO

1930 Census. Bass Little Twp, Sebastian, AR, Hh 71
Charles S. Jameson, 43, married at 29. Bessie, wife, 37, married at 22.
Dorthia M., dau, 14. Helen A., dau 11, Eunice, dau 9. Ammiden, dau, 7. Eva J., dau, 4 yr, 5 mo.
Delea M., dau, 2yr 5 mo.
John S., father, age 74, widow, married 1st time at age 21

1940 Census. Bass Little Twp, Sebastian, AR, Hh 99
Chas. S. Jameson, 53. Bessie M., wife 46
AnnaDean Harrington, dau, 18, widow
Wanda Joe, granddau, 3
Eva Gean, dau, 15
Marie, dau 12
Lavern, dau 8
Charles, son 6
Edward, son 4

World War II Draft Registration. 27 Apr 1942
Charlie Sumner Jameson, Rt. 1, Hackett, Sebastian Co. age 55, born Benton Co, AR on 5 Aug 1886
Mrs. Bessie Jameson of the same address would always know his address. His employer was Quality Coal Co of Greenwood, AR.
He was 5'9" and weighed 160. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion.

Died in an auto accident.
His wife may have been Bessie Marian Lawson Jameson who was born 31 Jul 1894 and died on 12 Jan 1955. Her mother's maiden name was Butler.

Charles Summer JAMESON and Bessie Marion LAWSON were married on 24 December 1914 in Sebastian County, Arkansas. Bessie Marion LAWSON was born on 31 July 1894 in Arkansas. She died on 12 January 1955 at the age of 60 in Kern County, California. She was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Greenwood, Sebastian County, Arkansas.175

1900 Census. Mississippi Twp, Sebastian Co, AR, Hh 139
Mary J. Lawson, b. Apr 1855, age 45, widow, 9 children - 8 are living, b. MS, parents b. Al
Henry, son, b. May 1880, age 20, b. AR as were all the children; their father b. KY
Neahley, son, b. Sept 1884, 15
Dora, dau, b. Apr 1887, 13
Finis, son, b. Jan 1890, 10
Bessie, dau, b. Jul 1893, age 7
Hh 140 was Robt Lawson, b. Jul 1875, age 24, married 3 years and his family

1910 Census. Mississippi Twp, Sebastian, AR, Hh 120
Jennie Lawson, 66, wd twice, 9 children - 8 living, b. MS
Dora, dau, 22. Bessie, dau, 17.
Hh 121 - Nealey Lawson, 25, married 1 year, wife Beulah 19.
Hh 122 - Finis Lawson, 20, Lucy, wife - just married
Hh 123 - Henry Lawson, 29, married 4 yrs, wife Ada, Ethel, 2, Carl, 1 month

Apparently obtained her Social Security number in Dec of 1954 - name listed as Bessie Maion Jameson. She was born 30 Jul 1892 in Hackett, Sebastian Co, AR. Her father was Abi J. Lawson; her mother Mary J. Butler.

California Death Index 1940-1996,
Bessie Marian Jameson, born 31 Jul 1894 in Arkansas, died in Kern Co, CA, 12 Jan 1955. Her mother's maiden name was Butler; her father's surname, Lawson.
Her grave marker has a different date of birth - 30 Jul 1892. The 1900 census has July 1893.

Charles Summer JAMESON and Bessie Marion LAWSON had the following children:



Dorothy May JAMESON was born in 1905 in Sebastian County, Arkansas.

Dorthy and Helen must have had a different mother.



Helen Louise JAMESON (private).



Eunice Fay JAMESON57 was born on 12 October 1920 in Sebastian County, Arkansas.57 Eunice is the mother of Jerry Poole who provided the information on this family.



Anna Dean JAMESON (private).



Eva Jean JAMESON (private).



Delea Marie JAMESON (private).



Lavern JAMESON (private).



Charles JAMESON (private).



Edward JAMESON (private).