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117. Charity HARRISON62 was born on 14 April 1870 in Schuyler County, Illinois.4,32 She died on 28 July 1936 at the age of 66 in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois.

Age 2/12 at time of 1870 Census. In 1900 she stated she was born in 1871, but that would be an error.

Record #4098. Charity (Harrison) Lawler & S. A. Lawler, parents of Ruth Marie.

1900 Census. Buena Vista Twp, Schuyler Co IL, Sheet 13B Hh 261
Ziba Kennedy, b. Apr 1847, age 53, married 30 years, b. Ohio, father b. Ohio, mother B. England
Nancy, wife, b. Nov 1845, age 54. No children. b. KY as were her parents
Lorenzo Kennedy, brother, b. Jun 1849, age 50
Wm. A. Robinson, nephew, b. Aug 1887, age 12, b. IL
S. A. Lawler, Boarder, b. Aug 1862, age 37, married 6 years, b. IL, father b. VA, mother b. IN, School teacher.
Charity, b. Apr 1871, age 29, has had two children, b. IL, parents b. KY
Margarite, b. Apr 1895, age 5. Ruth, b. Sep 1896, age 3

1910 Census. Rushville Ward 1, Schuyler Co, IL, Hh 72
Alvin S. Lawler, 49, married once for 16 years
Charity A., wife, 39, 4 children
Marguerite F., dau, 15
Ruth M., dau, 13
Alberta L., dau, 8
Helen L., dau, 3

1920 Census. Rushville, Schuyler Co IL, Sheet 2A, Hh 31
Alvin Lawler, age 58, b. IL, father b. VA, mother b. IN
Charity, wife, age 48, b. IL, father b. VA, mother b. KY
Ruth, daughter, age 23, saleslady - retail grocery. Lorena, daughter, age 18, stenograher - law office. Helen, daughter, age 13.

In 1930, S. Alvin Lawler lived alone, age 68, but marked as "M" for married. Charity was living with a daughter, Lorena, in Oklahoma.

1930 Census. Sand Springs, Tulsa Co, OK. Hh 289
James Ralph McKee, 31, b. IL, Credit Manager, Clothing Co
Lourena, wife, 28, b. IL, Secretarial, Insurance office
Charity Lawler, Mother-in-law, 58, widow, 23 when first married, b. IL

The Illinois Death Index, 1916-1947 on Ancestry, added a few bits of information.
Name: Charity Lawler
[Charity Harrison]
Birth Date: 14 Apr 1871
Birth Place: Rushville, Schuyler , Ill
Death Date: 28 Jul 1936
Death Place: Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois
Burial Date: 30 Jul 1936
Burial Place: Schuyler County, Ill.
Cemetery Name: Rushville
Death Age: 65
Occupation: Housewife
Race: White
Marital Status: M
Gender: Female
Street Address: RR II
Residence: Ray, Schuyler, Ill
Father Name: Nathan Harrison
Father Birth Place: Forquer Co, Virginia
Mother Name: Sarah Gabbert
Spouse Name: Alvin Lawler
FHL Film Number: 1766167

Charity HARRISON and Simon Alvin LAWLER were married on 14 June 1894 in Schuyler County, Illinois.62,63 Simon Alvin LAWLER was born on 28 August 1862 in Illinois. He died on 15 November 1945 at the age of 83 in Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois. He was buried in Rushville City Cemetery, Schuyler County, Illinois.

Simon with his family:
1880 Census. Woodstock Twp, Schuyler, IL, Hh 204
Thomas Lawler, 56, b. VA, parents b. VA, Farmer
Sarah, wife, 48, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. NC
Henry, 28, son, b. IL as were all the children, teaches school. Edward, 23, son. Charles A., 21, son. Simon A., 18, son. Jane A., 18, dau. Nancy E., 16, dau. Hattie E., 13, dau. Susana R., 9, dau. Thomas A., 5, son.

1930 Census. Rushville City, Schuyler, IL, Hh 169
S. Alvin Lawler, 68, married the first time at age 32 (shows M for married yet no wife is listed - he lived alone). Born IL, father b. VA, mother b. IN. Salesman, household supplies
Charity was found living with her daughter in Oklahoma.

Illinois Deaths & Stillbirths, 1916-1947, FamilySearch.org
Simon Alvin Lawler died 15 Nov 1945, Rushville, Schuyler Co, IL. He was age 84, born 28 Aug 1861, Woodstock Township, Schuyler Co. His father was Thomas Lawler, born Virginia; his mother Sarah Pinkerton. Spouse was Charity Lawler. He was buried Rushville Cemetery, 18 Nov 1945.

Charity HARRISON and Simon Alvin LAWLER had the following children:

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Florence Marguerite LAWLER was born on 4 April 1895 in Schuyler County, Illinois.62 She died on 15 November 1927 at the age of 32 in Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois.

Marguerite married Lewis James Hiles, 28 May 1918.

1920 Census. Littleton Twp, Schuyler, IL, Hh 116
Lue J. Hiles, 27, farmer
Margariet M. wife, 24
Clark E., son, age 1

Illinois Deaths & Stillbirths, 1916-1947, FamilySearch.org
Marguerite Hiles died 15 Nov 1927, Rushville, Schuyler, IL. She was 32, born 4 April 1895 in Rushville. Her father was S. Alvin Lawler, born in Rushville; mother was Charity Harrison, born Schuyler Co, IL. Marguerite's spouse was Lue Hiles. She was buried at Rushville on 17 Nov 1927.

1930 Census. Rushville, Schuyler, IL, Hh 251
Lewis J. Hiles, 38, widow, b. IL, Laborer, state highways
Clark E., son, 11
Dorothy R., dau, 9
Morris L., son, 7.
Hh 250
Charles A. Hiles, age 76, b. NJ
Anna C., wife, 71, v. IL

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Ruth Marie LAWLER was born on 11 September 1896 in Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois.63

Iowa County Marriages, 1838-1934, FamilySearch.org
Mark A. Heaton married Ruth M. Lawler, 27 Apr 1920, Woodbury, Iowa. He was age 28; father was Wm. H. Heaton, mother Anna Elizabeth Lovell. Ruth was 24; her father S. Alvin Lawler, mother, Charity A. Harrison.

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iii.

Alberta Lorena LAWLER was born in 1902 in Schuyler County, Illinois.

1930 Census. Sand Springs, Tulsa Co, OK. Hh 289
James Ralph McKee, 31, b. IL, Credit Manager, Clothing Co
Lourena, wife, 28, b. IL, Secretarial, Insurance office
Charity Lawler, Mother-in-law, 58, widow, 23 when first married, b. IL

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Helen Louise LAWLER was born on 11 June 1906 in Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois. She died on 8 December 1923 at the age of 17 in Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois. She was buried on 10 December 1923 in Rushville City Cemetery, Schuyler County, Illinois.

Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, FamilySearch.org
Helen Louise Lawler died 8 Dec 1923 in Rushville, Schuyler Co, IL. She was 17, born 11 Jun 1906 in Rushville. Her father was S. Alvin Lawler, her mother Charity Harrison - both born in Schuyler Co. She was buried Rushville Cemetery, 10 Dec 1923.