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THE LAWSON BRANCH
 
 
 
 
DESCENDANTS OF ENOCH LAWSON

 
 
 
Generation No. 1

1. Enoch Lawson was born about 1795 in KY. He married Elizabeth Watson on January 23, 1817. She was born about 1800 in KY.

1850 Census ~ Adams Co., OH ~ Enoch Lawson and Family
1860 Census ~ Adams Co., OH ~ Enoch Lawson and Family

Enoch Lawson and Elizabeth Watson had the following children:
2. Joseph Lawson was born on January 4, 1827 in OH. He died on August 23, 1895 in Logan Co., OH. He married Almira Kennedy, daughter of Jacob Kennedy and Rebecca Hanover. She was born on April 25, 1838 in OH. She died on August 19, 1915 in Allen Twp., Union Co., OH.
(**) Mary A. Lawson was born about 1829 in OH (1870 Census).
3. Eli Lawson was born about 1832 in OH. He married Katherine Ann Kobert. She was born about 1841 in OH.
4. Harriet Lawson was born about 1835 in OH. She married ? Humphrey.
(**) James M. Lawson was born about 1837 in OH.
5. Susannah Lawson was born in December 1838 in OH. She married Theopolis Leech. He was born in June 1838 in OH.
(**) Sarah Jane Lawson was born about 1842 in OH.
 
 
 

Generation No. 2

2. Joseph Lawson was born on January 4, 1827 in OH. He died on August 23, 1895 in Logan Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Almira Kennedy, daughter of Jacob Kennedy and Rebecca Hanover. She was born on April 25, 1838 in OH. She died on August 19, 1915 in Allen Twp., Union Co., OH (Gravesite).

1860 Census ~ Union Co., OH ~ Joseph Lawson and Family
1870 Census ~ Union Co., OH ~ Joseph Lawson and Family
1870 Census ~ Union Co., OH ~ Joseph Lawson and Family pg. 2
1880 Census ~ Union Co., OH ~ Joseph Lawson and Family
1900 Census ~ Union Co., OH ~ Elmira Lawson with Jacob Lawson and Family
Death Certificate ~ Almira Lawson

Joseph Lawson and Almira Kennedy had the following children:
(**) Mary E. Lawson was born about 1857 in OH.
(**) Margaret Lawson was born about 1859 in OH.
(**) John P. Lawson was born about 1861 in OH.
6. Sarah Catherine Lawson was born on July 17, 1863 in Union Co., OH. She died on March 21, 1957 in North Lewisburg, Champaign Co., OH. She married Homer Bruce Loveland, son of Seymour Chapman Loveland and Harriet House, on August 26, 1880 in Union Co., OH. He was born on December 12, 1858 in Clarksfield Twp., Huron Co., OH. He died on June 27, 1938 in North Lewisburg, Champaign Co., OH.
(**) Simon U. Lawson was born about 1864 in OH.
(**) Jacob Deem Lawson was born in March 1868 in OH. He died on April 6, 1952. He married Ovie Spain, daughter of Alonzo Spain and Annis Inskeep. She was born on March 17, 1882 in OH. She died on January 11, 1957.
(**) George F. Lawson was born about 1870 in OH.
(**) Frank O. Lawson was born in April 1873 in OH.
 
 
 
 
3. Eli Lawson was born about 1832 in OH. He married Katherine Ann Kobert. She was born about 1841 in OH.

1860 Census ~ Adams Co., OH ~ Eli Lawson and Family
1870 Census ~ Adams Co., OH ~ Eli Lawson and Family
1880 Census ~ Adams Co., OH ~ Eli Lawson and Family

Eli Lawson and Katherine Ann Kobert had the following children:
(**) John Kenton Lawson was born on July 26, 1860 in OH. He died on June 11, 1926 in Scioto, OH (Death Certificate). He married Belle ?.
(**) Louisiana Lawson was born on January 26, 1861 in OH. She died on December 10, 1910 in Adams Co., OH (Death Certificate). She married ? Walling.
(**) Alson Lawson was born about 1865 in OH.
 
 
 
 
4. Harriet Lawson was born about 1835 in OH. She married ? Humphrey.

1870 Census ~ Edgar Co., IL ~ Harriet Lawson Humphrey and Family

? Humphrey and Harriet Lawson had the following children:
(**) Elizabeth Humphrey was born about 1860 in OH.
(**) Susannah Humphrey was born about 1862 in OH.
 
 
 
 
5. Susannah Lawson was born in December 1838 in OH. She married Theopolis Leech. He was born in June 1838 in OH.

1870 Census ~ Edgar Co., IL ~ Susannah Leech and Family
1880 Census ~ Neosho Co., KS ~ Theopolis Leech and Family
1900 Census ~ Neosho Co., KS ~ Theopolis Leech and Family

Theopolis Leech and Susannah Lawson had the following children:
(**) Nelly F. Leech was born about 1864 in OH.
7. John T. Leech was born in July 1874 in KS. He married Lucy ?. She was born in April 1873 in OH.  
 
 

Generation No. 3

6. Sarah Catherine Lawson was born on July 17, 1863 in Union Co., OH. She died on March 21, 1957 in North Lewisburg, Champaign Co., OH (Gravesite). She married Homer Bruce Loveland, son of Seymour Chapman Loveland (See Loveland) and Harriet House (See House), on August 26, 1880 in Union Co., OH. He was born on December 12, 1858 in Clarksfield Tp., Huron Co., OH. He died on June 27, 1938 in North Lewisburg, Champaign Co., OH (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ Homer Bruce Loveland & Sarah Catherine Lawson
1900 Census ~ Logan Co., OH ~ Homer Bruce Loveland and Family
1910 Census ~ Union Co., OH ~ Homer Bruce Loveland and Family
1920 Census ~ Champaign Co., OH ~ Homer Bruce Loveland and Family
1930 Census ~ Champaign Co., OH ~ Homer Bruce Loveland and Family
Ohio Death Index ~ Homer Bruce Loveland
Columbus, OH, June 29, 1938 ~ "Columbus Dispatch" ~ Death Notice of Homer Bruce Loveland
Death Certificate ~ Homer Bruce Loveland
1940 Census ~ Champaign Co., OH ~ Sarah Loveland and Family

Homer Bruce Loveland and Sarah Catherine Lawson had the following children:
(**) Alta May Loveland was born on August 9, 1881 in Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. She died in 1951 (Gravesite). She married John B. Loy, son of Peter Loy and Rosanna Hunter, on October 23, 1907 in Union Co., OH. He was born on October 25, 1864 in IN. He died on January 13, 1936 in Jerome, Union Co., OH (Marriage License)(1910 Census)(1920 Census)(1930 Census)(1940 Census).
8. Florence Ethel Loveland was born on November 17, 1882 in Logan Co., OH. She married William Carle Rice, son of Edward A. Rice and ? Pool, on March 6, 1901 in Logan Co., OH. He was born on August 20, 1880 in Clark Co., OH.
9. Mary Bernice Loveland was born on December 12, 1885 in Union Co., OH. She died on November 24, 1958, North Lewisburg, Champaign Co., OH. She married Chester C. Inskeep, son of James Sowran Inskeep and Samantha Juliette Spain, on April 27, 1904 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. He was born on March 21, 1885 in Logan Co., OH. He died on April 18, 1944 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH.
(**) Cecil C. Loveland was born on July 4, 1888 in Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. She married Clarence Epps, son of William A. Epps and Sarah Hale, on March 25, 1908 in Union Co., OH. He was born on November 7, 1886 in Allen Twp., Union Co., OH.
(**) (Infant) Loveland was born on March 22, 1890 in Union Co., OH.
10. Charles Logan Loveland was born on March 29, 1895 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. He died on April 24, 1952 in Marysville, Union Co., OH. He married Golda "Goldie" Elizabeth Robinson, daughter of John Wallace Robinson and Dallas Gertrude Fenstermaker, in 1915. She was born on October 10, 1894 in OH. She died in 1954.
(**) Rula M. Loveland was born in June 1898 in OH. She married (1) ? Burden. She married (2) John J. Kuchar, son of George Kuchar, on November 22, 1951 in Trumball Co., OH. He was born in PA.
(**) Naomi Venus Loveland was born on September 26, 1899 in Middleburg, Marion Co., OH. She married (1) Edward T. Murphy, son of Michael T. Murphy and Hannah Rowen, on July 16, 1918 in Clark Co., OH. He was born on March 30, 1890 in Clark Co., OH. She married (2) Earl Kenneth Brown, son of Lewis Henry Brown and Margaret Alma Carter, on January 1, 1947 in Clark Co., OH. He was born on August 16, 1898 in Hillsboro, OH.
(**) Donna Harriett Loveland was born on December 17, 1905 in Union Co., OH. She died on Dec 10, 1984 (Gravesite). She married Paul Erwin Chamberlain, son of Clarence Chamberlain and Abbie Green, on Dec 31, 1920 in Champaign Co., OH. He was born on Jun 21, 1899 in East Liberty, Logan Co., OH. He died on December 8, 1937 (Gravesite).
 
 
 
 
7. John T. Leech was born in July 1874 in KS. He marrier Lucy ?. She was born in April 1873 in OH.

1900 Census ~ Neosho Co., KS ~ John T. Leech and Family

John T. Leech and Lucy ? had the following children:
(**) Ralph Leech was born in February 1894 in KS.
(**) Ray Leech was born in October 1896 in KS.
(**) Earl Leech was born in August 1899 in KS.
 
 
 

Generation No. 4

8. Florence Ethel Loveland was born on November 17, 1883 in Logan Co., OH. She married William Carle Rice, son on Edward A. Rice and ? Pool, on March 6, 1901 in Logan Co., OH. He was born on August 20, 1880 in Clark Co., OH.

1910 Census ~ Jackson Co., OK ~ William Carle Rice and Family
1920 Census ~ Clark Co., OH ~ William Carle Rice and Family
1930 Census Montgomery Co., OH ~ William Carle Rice and Family
1940 Census ~ Dade Co., FL ~ William Carle Rice and Family

William Carle Rice and Florence Ethel Loveland had the following children:
(**) Mildred Rice was born about 1903 in OH.
(**) Raymond Rice was born about 1911 in OK.
 
 
 
 

Mary Bernice Loveland Inskeep and son Fred
 
 
9. Mary Bernice Loveland was born on December 12, 1885 in Union Co., OH. She died on November 24, 1958 in North Lewisburg, Champaign Co., OH (Gravesite). She married Chester C. Inskeep, son of James Sowran Inskeep (See Inskeep) and Samantha Juliette Spain (See Spain), on April 27, 1904 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. He was born on March 21, 1885 in Logan Co., OH. He died on April 18, 1944 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH (Gravesite).

Birth Record ~ Chester Inskeep
Marriage License ~ Chester Inskeep & Mary Bernice Loveland
1910 Census ~ Union Co OH ~ Chester C. Inskeep and Family
1920 Census ~ Union Co., OH ~ Chester C. Inskeep and Family
1930 Census ~ Fairfield Co., OH ~ Chester C. Inskeep and Family
1940 Census ~ Union Co OH ~ Chester C. Inskeep and Family
Death Certificate ~ Chester C. Inskeep

Chester C. Inskeep and Mary Bernice Loveland had the following children:
11. Thelma Gladys Inskeep was born on April 11, 1905 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. She died on July 12, 1971 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She married (1) Harold Lee Bishop, son of Howard Emerson Bishop and Margaret Jane Hayman, on May 6, 1922 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. He was born on August 5, 1900 in Reading, MA. She married (2) Charles Dudley Jackson, son of Owen Grant Jackson and Christine Magdalena "Lena" Cradler, on January 29, 1935. He was born on October 2, 1910 in Union Co., OH. He died on November 25, 1992.
(**) James Lowell Inskeep was born on October 1, 1907 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. He died on July 21, 1955 in North Lewisburg, Champaign Co., OH. He married Doris Henrietta Meyers, daughter of Ora Meyers and Henrietta Heumaster, on March 29, 1930 in Union Co., OH (Marriage License). She was born on June 16, 1909 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She died on January 22, 1995 in North Lewisburg, Champaign Co., OH.
12. Fred Liston Inskeep was born on February 26, 1911 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. He died on December 29, 1993 in Richwood, OH. He married Zonna Long, daughter of George McClellan Long and Maude Rossa, on August 22, 1934 in WV. She was born on February 28, 1913. She died on February 1, 2006 .
(**) Vadis Rose Inskeep was born on March 27, 1919 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. She died on August 15, 1928 (Death Certificate)(Gravesite).
13. Forrest Edwin Inskeep was born on February 17, 1922 in Maysville, OH. He died on August 16, 2006 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH. He married (1) Vera Mae Sturgeon, daughter of Ralph Holland Sturgeon and Edith Teale, on July 2, 194 in Franklin Co., OH. She was born on April 18, 1919 in Cincinnati, OH. She died on January 8, 2013 in Bellevue, Huron Co., OH. He married (2) (Private).
14. Max Chester Inskeep was born on September 13, 1923 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. He died on December 26, 1990 in Marysville, Union Co., OH. He married Carlla Marie Boyce. She was born on December 28, 1926 in Pennsboro, WV. She died on January 24, 2014 in Marysville, Union Co., OH.
(**) Martha Doris Inskeep was born on June 19, 1928 in Union Co., OH. She married Aaron James Butler, son of John Butler and Esther Disbro, on September 30, 1951 in Quincy, Logan Co., OH, or Champaign Co., OH (Marriage License). He was born on July 3, 1923 in Union Co., OH. He died on September 8, 1998 in North Lewisburg, Champaign Co., OH (Gravesite).
 
 
 
 
10. Charles Logan Loveland was born on March 29, 1895 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. He died on April 24, 1952 in Marysville, Union Co., OH. He married Golda "Goldie" Elizabeth Robinson, daughter of John Wallace Robinson and Dallas Gertrude Fenstermaker, in 1915. She was born on October 10, 1894 in OH. She died in 1954.

Marriage License ~ Charles Logan Loveland & Goldie Robinson
Death Certificate ~ Charles Loveland

Charles Logan Loveland and Golda "Goldie" Elizabeth Robinson had the following children:
(**) Princess Loveland. She married ? Foster.
(**) Harry Loveland.
(**) Robert Loveland.
 
 
 

Generation No. 5

 
 
 
 

Thelma Gladys Inskeep
 
 
11. Thelma Gladys Inskeep was born on April 11, 1905 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. She died on July 12, 1971 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). She married (1) Harold Lee Bishop, son of Howard Emerson Bishop (See Bishop) and Margaret Jane Hayman (See Hayman), on May 6, 1922 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. He was born on August 5, 1900 in Reading, MA. She married (2) Charles Dudley Jackson, son of Owen Grant Jackson and Christine Magdalena "Lena" Cradler, on January 29, 1935. He was born on October 2, 1910 in Union Co., OH. He died on November 25, 1992.  
 
Note ~ Harold Lee Bishop went missing in January of 1926, his wife and children never saw him again.

Harold Lee Bishop MA Birth Record
Harold Lee Bishop RI Birth Record
Thelma Gladys Inskeep Birth Record
Marriage License ~ Harold Lee Bishop and Thelma Gladys Inskeep
1930 Census ~ Champaign Co., OH ~ Thelma Bishop with Daniel Holycross Family
1930 Census ~ Union Co., OH ~ Thelma Bishop with Juliette Inskeep Family
1940 Census ~ Union Co., OH ~ Charles Jackson and Family

Bishop Children
Marvin, Ginny, and Juanita
 
 
Harold Lee Bishop and Thelma Gladys Inskeep had the following children:
15. Violet Virginia Bishop was born on July 11, 1923 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. She died on August 13, 1998 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH. She married Frank Russel Yantis, son on John William Yantis and Elizabeth Ethel Hodge, on November 1, 1941 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. He was born on June 16, 1916 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on November 15, 1976 in Newark, Licking Co., OH.
16. Harold Marvin Bishop was born on October 4, 1924 in Plain City, OH. He died on March 27, 1988 in Sandusky, OH. He married Alice Irene Holt, daughter of Harold F. Holt and Druzella Jane Sine, on , July 1, 1944. She was born on May 12, 1925. She died on October 16, 2010 in Norwalk, Huron Co., OH.
17. Marilyn Juanita Bishop was born on March 24, 1926 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. She died on March 23, 2009 in Deming, Luna Co., NM. She married (1) John Edward Schalip, son of Harry P. Schalip and Elnora Faye Trout, on June 28, 1947 in Green Up, KY. He was born on July 3, 1923 in Marysvlle, Union Co., OH. He died on November 27, 2005 in Deming, Luna Co., NM. She married (2) Lewis C. Daws after 1980.

Charles Dudley Jackson and Thelma Gladys Inskeep had the following child:
18. Constance Eileen Jackson was born on April 8, 1940 in Plain City, OH. She married Charles Foster Hill on December 23, 1961. He was born on February 25, 1939.
 
 
 
 
12. Fred Liston Inskeep was born on February 26, 1911 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. He died on December 29, 1993 in Richwood, OH (Gravesite). He married Zonna A. Long, daughter of George McClellan Long and Maude Rossa, on August 22, 1934 in WV. She was born on February 28, 1913. She died on February 1, 2006 (Gravesite).

1940 Census ~ Union Co., OH ~ Fred Liston Inskeep and Family
Obit ~ Fred Liston Inskeep
Obit ~ Zonna Inskeep

Fred Liston Inskeep and Zonna Long had the following children:
(**) Gary Inskeep was born on January 24, 1944.
(**) Dale Inskeep.
 
 
 
 
13. Forrest Edwin Inskeep was born on February 17, 1922 in Maysville, OH. He died on August 16, 2006 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH (Gravesite). He married (1) Vera Mae Sturgeon, daughter of Ralph Holland Sturgeon and Edith Teale, on July 2, 1943 in Franklin Co., OH. She was born on April 18, 1919 in Cincinnati, OH. She died on January 8, 2013 in Bellevue, Huron Co., OH. He married (2) (Private).

Marriage License ~ Forrest Knskeep & Vera Mae Sturgeon

Forrest Edwin Inskeep and Vera Mae Sturgeon had the following child:
(**) Sandra Inskeep. She married ? Schumacher.

Forrest Edwin Inskeep and (Private) had the following children:
(**) (Private).
19. Christine Lee Inskeep was born on August 8, 1950 in Marion, OH. She died on December 17, 2015 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH. She married (Private).
20. Dorothea June Inskeep was born on March 13, 1955. She died on October 10, 2014. She married (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
14. Max Chester Inskeep was born on September 13, 1923 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. He died on December 26, 1990 in Marysville, Union Co., OH. He married Carlla Marie Boyce. She was born on December 28, 1926 in Pennsboro, WV. She died on January 24, 2014 in Marysville, Union Co., OH.

Max Chester Inskeep and Carlla Marie Boyce had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 

Generation No. 6

Violet Virginia "Ginny" Bishop Yantis

15. Violet Virginia Bishop was born on July 11, 1923 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. She died on August 13, 1998 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH (Gravesite). She married Frank Russel Yantis, son of John William Yantis (See Yantis) and Elizabeth Ethel Hodge (See Hodge), on November 1, 1941 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. He was born on June 16, 1916 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on November 15, 1976 in Newark, Licking Co., OH (Gravesite).

Birth Certificate ~ Violet Virginia Bishop
Otterbein Children's Home
Bishop Children's Indenture
Marriage License ~ Frank Russel Yantis & Violet Virginia Bishop
Obituary ~ Frank Yantis
Death Certificate ~ Violet Virginia Bishop Yantis

Frank Russel Yantis and Violet Virginia Bishop had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) Philip Lee Yantis was born on August 4, 1944 in Galena, Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH. He died on May 30, 1956 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Donald Russell Yantis was born on January 10, 1947 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH. He died on November 22, 2007 in Huntsville, Madison Co., AL (Cremated). He married (1) (Private). He married (2) Diana Louise Grover. She was born on June 2, 1952. She died on August 21, 2018 (Cremated).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
16. Harold Marvin Bishop was born on October 4, 1924 in Plain City, OH. He died on March 27, 1988 in Sandusky, OH. He married Alice Irene Holt, daughter of Harold F. Holt and Druzella Jane Sine, on July 1, 1944. She was born on May 12, 1925. She died on October 16, 2010 in Norwalk, Huron Co., OH.

Birth Certificate ~ Harold Harvin Bishop
Otterbein Children's Home
Bishop Children's Indenture

Harold Marvin Bishop and Alice Irene Holt had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
17. Marilyn Juanita Bishop was born on March 24, 1926 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. She died on March 23, 2009 in Deming, Luna Co., NM (Gravesite). She married (1) John Edward Schalip, son of Harry P. Schalip and Elnora Faye Trout, on June 28, 1947 in Green Up, KY. He was born on July 3, 1923 in Marysville, Union Co., OH. He died on November 27, 2005 in Deming, Luna Co., NM (Gravesite). She married (2) Lewis C. Daws after 1980.

Otterbein Children's Home
Bishop Children's Indenture
Death Certificate ~ Juanita Daws

John Edward Schalip and Marilyn Juanita Bishop had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
18. Constance Eileen Jackson was born on April 8, 1940 in Plain City, OH. She married Charles Foster Hill on December 23, 1961. He was born on February 25, 1939.

Charles Foster Hill and Constance Eileen Jackson had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
19. Christine Lee Inskeep was born on August 8, 1950 in Marion, OH. She died on December 17, 2015 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH. She married (Private).

(Private) and Christine Lee Inskeep had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
20. Dorothea June Inskeep was born on March 13, 1955. She died on October 10, 2014. She married (Private).

(Private) and Dorothea June Inskeep had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
(**) No further information on this individual.  
 

 
 
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