Lawson Maddron

Lawson Maddron

Male 1815 - 1896  (81 years)

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  • Name Lawson Maddron 
    Born 1815  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Nov 1896  Cocke County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Waters-Large Cemetery, Cosby, Cocke County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I1993  Larry and Carole King Murray Tree
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 

    Father John (Jack) Maddron Madrin,   b. Abt 1770, prob. England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Carter or Johnson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Jane (Lida) Coinstner,   b. Abt 1785, prob. England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married Abt 1799 
    Family ID F382  Group Sheet

    Family Lucy Anne Gentry,   b. 09 Jun 1813, Johnson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1889, Cocke County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1835  Johnson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John M. Maddron,   b. Abt 1830, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1900  (Age ~ 71 years)
     2. Martha A. Maddron,   b. 1841, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898  (Age 57 years)
     3. William A. Maddron,   b. Dec 1842, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Robert G. Maddron,   b. 1844, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1865  (Age 21 years)
     5. James Hamilton Maddron,   b. 14 Jun 1848, Johnson Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1914, Knoxville, Knox Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     6. Joseph Milton Maddron,   b. 12 Oct 1849, Johnson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Oct 1921, Whitfield County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     7. Hamilton Maddron,   b. 1850, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Blanchard K. Maddron,   b. 11 May 1853, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1932  (Age 78 years)
     9. Ferman Erwin Maddron,   b. 22 Oct 1854, Trade, Johnson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1929, Cosby, Cocke County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F383  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • 1862-1864 Hospital Stewart, U.S. Army, Knoxville, TN; Lawson and his 3 sons fought together in Union Army (John M. Maddron; William A. Maddron and Robert G. Maddron -- Union D. Co., 13 Tn. Cav.) Lawson was a minister for 60 years; baptized over 2,000 Maddron Bald, TN in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was named for the Rev. Lawson Maddron Lawson Maddron , a minister, arrived in the area known as Costner and is now Cosby, Tennessee. He settled there with a land grant after the Civil War where he served as a hosital steward with the Union Army. Original birth place was Trade Tennessee in Johnson County. He was responsible for the founding of churches in the area and his tombstone in inscribed: Baptized 2000 people. His grave and Anne Maddron is in Waters Cemetary. The Maddrons Bald located in the National Park is named for him. One son, Ferman, a farmer was a well known figure in Cocke County and wrote articles for the paper under the pen name OLD BEESWAX. The family moved into Newport, Tenn and were leaders in civic and religious affairs. (Source: Dallas Maddron) He's found in the 1880 census in Upper Cosby, Cocke County, TN: MADDRON, Lossen (67); wife Annie (71); son Herman (24); granddaughter Martha (10); "other" Russel SHULTS (15). Everyone in the household was born in TN. Lawson was a minster, son Herman was a farmer; Russell Shults was a servant.

  • Sources 
    1. [S341] Sacred to the Memory, Part II.