Alexander J. Lawton, Obituary, Savannah Morning News, April 11, 1876

From the Savannah Morning News: 

April 11, 1876:  3/2 –

We are called upon to announce the death of an old and respected citizen, the Hon. Alexander J. Lawton, which occurred at the residence of his son, General A. R. Lawton, in this city on Saturday morning last.  The remains will be taken to Robertville, S. C. for interment.

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One Response to “Alexander J. Lawton, Obituary, Savannah Morning News, April 11, 1876”

  1. A LawtonFest Family Reunion, June 1-2, 2012, Part 2 « Ruthrawls's Blog Says:

    […] Lying on the ground behind this marker is the original marker.  The one you can read is a replacement.  I like that idea.  They replaced the old marker before time and the elements erased the inscription. The tombs in the background of the photo are some of Sugar’s peeps.  Joseph Lawton had about 7 children.  One was Alexander James Lawton who is buried in one of those tombs, and you can read the post about his obituary in the Savannah Morning News by clicking here.  […]

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