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                                                                       Lawton Cemetery

                                                                      Lawton Cemetery
                                                                    Forest Township,  Richland County, Wisconsin  USA

                                                                    HERE THEY SLEEP Narrative

                                                                               TALES THE TOMBSTONES TELL

                                                                                                  (Last Updated August 25, 2012)

SURNAME   Given Name  MAIDEN-OTHER      
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BACOM, Clara                       1811 1870            12-26-1870
     Married Oel Bacom.
     Note: Aged not listed! Used 1870 census for birth year.
BALCOM, Bradley Phelps             1816 1900 07-26-1816 08-16-1900
     Married Patience P. Fitch.
     Married Charlotte Maria Elder-Hill on March 12, 1871.
     Son of Isaac & Anna (Burr) Balcom.
BALCOM, Charlotte Maria ELDER-HILL 1817 1905 12-27-1817 10-09-1905
     Married Leander J. Hill [died Waukesha, WI] in 1837 in Ohio.
     Married Bradley Phelps Balcom
on March 12, 1871.
BUCHANAN, Lucy M.                  1847 1871 01-06-1847 03-16-1871
     Married Daniel M. Buchanan. Aged 24Ys 2Ms 10Ds
CULVERSON, Nancy                   1808 1872            05-03-1872
     Married Levi Culverson. Aged 64 years.
DOWELL, Caroline Matilda LAWTON    1844 1879            08-13-1879
     Married William Dowell on February 14, 1869 in Vernon Co., Wisconsin.
     Daughter of Isaac Isaiah & Jane "Jennie" (Green) Lawton.
     MS with her daughter Vermis Daisy Dowell. "Mother"
DOWELL, Vermis Daisy               1878 1879 09-03-1878 02-03-1879
     Daughter of William & Caroline Matilda (Lawton) Dowell.
     MS with her mother Caroline Matilda (Lawton) Dowell. "Daughter"
FAY, Edward                        1807 1871 11-01-1807 

     Married Sarah Mahala Abbott [1815-1852] on February 10, 1842 in Vt.
     Married Sarah L. Himes on February 13, 1853 in Vt.
     Son of Edward & Sarah (Day) Fay.
     Note: HERE THEY SLEEP listed "Co C 2nd Wis Cav-Civil War" Wrong person.

GREEN, Mary Jane W. LAWTON         1824 1906 02-28-1824 01-15-1906
     Married Samuel W. Green on December 4, 1859 in Jefferson Co., WI.
     Daughter of Isaac Isaiah & Jane "Jennie" (Green) Lawton.
     Note: Aged Illegible. Used 1906 History for birth year.
     Note: Some records show buried Chapel Hill Cemetery in LaFarge, WI.

HANSON, Baby Girl                  1909 1909 07-05-1909 07-05-1909
     Daughter of Lewis H. & Dena (Hawkinson) Hanson.
HANSON, Dena HAWKINSON             1886 1909 08-19-1886 09-28-1909
     Married Lewis H. Hanson.
     Daughter of Ole & Nettie (Wagmeon) Hawkinson.
     Note: Added from death record. Cemetery not listed.
HICKOX, Cora M.                    1870 1871 05-29-1870 12-14-1871

     Daughter of Charles W. & Julia (Dean) Hickox. Aged 1Ys 6Ms 15Ds
HICKOX, Sarah M. SCOTT             1820
     Married Watson S. Hickox.
     Note: Marker dates Illegible. Used 1870 census for birth year.
HICKOX, Watson S.                  1814 1872 03-05-1814 02-16-1872
     Married Sarah M. Scott. Aged 57Ys 11Ms 11Ds
HICKOX, William S.                 1844 1872 06-05-1844 09-21-1872
     Corporal Co G 35th Wis Inf - Civil War   Aged 28Ys 3Ms 16Ds
     Son of Watson S. & Sarah M. (Scott) Hickox.
     Note: Newer US marker has no birth date and death date of
     June 5, 1884. Small marker has 1844-1872 as listed.

HUBBELL, Jessie                    1819 1893 10-05-1819 08-09-1893
     Married Mary M. _____.
LAWTON, Eleanor Hope               1912 1912 10-17-1912 10-17-1912
     Infant daughter of Alrie Ray & Vesta Bell (Greenwood) Lawton.
LAWTON, George Washington          1840 1870 06-19-1840 09-14-1870
     Private Co H 5th Wis Inf - Civil War
     Married Mary Ellis on July 22, 1866.
     Son of Isaac Isaiah & Jane "Jennie" (Green) Lawton.
LAWTON, Isaac Isaiah               1794 1869 07-25-1794 08-09-1869
     Corporal - War of 1812   Aged 75 years.
     Married Jane "Jennie" Green in 1818 in New York.
     Son of Issac Isaiah & Martha (Shearman) Lawton.

LAWTON, Isaac Richard "Dick"       1829 1903 11-03-1829 04-28-1903
     Corporal Co H 46th Wis Inf - Civil War
     Married Melissa A. Southworth on September 25, 1855 in Genesee, WI.
     Son of Isaac Isaiah & Jane "Jennie" (Green) Lawton.
LAWTON, James Walden               1860 1936 08-26-1860 12-20-1936
     Married Sarah Elizabeth Saubert on June 7, 1883.
     Married Margaret Ellen "Maggie" Hill-Green in November of 1919.
     Son of Isaac Richard "Dick" & Melissa A. (Southworth) Lawton.
LAWTON, Jane "Jennie" GREEN        1800 1870 06-20-1800 05-01-1870
     Married Isaac Isaiah Lawton in 1818 in New York. Aged 69Ys 10Ms 11Ds
     Daughter of Francis & Esthes (Hogg) Green.

LAWTON, Mary ELLIS
     Married George Washington Lawton on July 22, 1866.
     Note: Dates Illegible!
LAWTON, Melissa A. SOUTHWORTH      1831 1929 05-29-1831 12-08-1929
     Married Isaac Richard Lawton on September 25, 1855 in Genesee, WI.
     Daughter of Edward & Huldah (Stearns) Southworth.

LAWTON, Sarah Elizabeth SAUBERT    1864 1918 11-13-1864 05-01-1918
     Married James Walden Lawton on June 7, 1883.
     Daughter of John Karl & Christena (Glassel) Saubert.
LAWTON, Virginia E. BENNETT        1845 1867 12-20-1845 06-16-1867
     1st wife of Diamond Alonzo Lawton. Married September 22, 1859.
     Daughter of Jacob & Eliza Bennett. Aged 21Ys 5MS 27Ds
LAWTON, William Elliott "Jay"      1869 1872 10-08-1869 08-15-1872
     Son of Isaac Richard "Dick" & Melissa A. (Southworth) Lawton.
LAWTON, William H.                 1869 1870 03-16-1869 07-21-1870
     Son of Diamond Alonzo & 2nd wife Margaret Lawton. Aged 1Ys 4Ms 5Ds
PHILLIPS, Albert                   1866 1934
     Married Lillian Brunson on March 12, 1887.
     Son of Abraham W. & Julia (Hales Phillips.
     Note: Marriage Index shows parents Daniel & Martha Jane Phillips!

PHILLIPS, Lillian BRUNSON           1869 1928
     Married Albert Phillips on March 12, 1887.
     Daughter of Burr & Sarah Ann Brunson.
TAYLOR, Alfred G.                  1863 1865 09-08-1863 07-11-1865
     Son of J.H. & E. Taylor. Aged 1Ys 10Ms 3Ds
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                                         Maiden Name Cross - Reference
 

MAIDEN/Other marriages    Given Name                Burial Surname
======================    ===================       ==============
BENNETT                   Virginia E.               Lawton
BRUNSON                   Lillian                   Phillips
ELDER-Hill                Charolotte Maria          Balcom
ELLIS                     Mary                      Lawton

GREEN                     Jane "Jennie"             Lawton
Hill-ELDER                Charolotte Maria          Balcom
LAWTON                    Mary Jane W.              Green
SAUBERT                   Sarah Elizabeth           Lawton
SCOTT                     Sarah M.                  Hickox
SOUTHWORTH                Melissa A.                Lawton

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   Veteran's Report for Lawton Cemetery
             (Total of 4 as of May 3, 2011)

         Revolutionary War [1775-1783]
{No Veterans from this war buried in Richland County}

        War of 1812 Veterans [1812-1814]
LAWTON, Isaac I.                              1794  1869   W

        Mexican War Veterans [1846-1848]
{No Veterans from this war buried in this cemetery}

         Civil War Veterans [1861-1865]
HICKOX, William S.                            1844  1872   C
LAWTON, George Washington                     1840  1870   C
LAWTON, Isaac Richard                         1829  1903   C

       Spanish American War Veterans [1898]
{No Veterans from this war buried in this cemetery}

         World War I Veterans [1917-1918]
{No Veterans from this war buried in this cemetery}

        World War II Veterans [1941-1945]
{No Veterans from this war buried in this cemetery}

      
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