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Margaret Ambrose Lawson1

F, #14834, b. 8 June 1905, d. 19 August 1996
Last Edited: 28 Jun 2017

Parents:

Father*: Charles Robert Kirkwood Lawson1 b. 28 Jan 1878, d. 17 Jun 1957
Mother*: Elizabeth Anderson Miller1 b. 23 Feb 1880, d. 29 Sep 1926
  • Birth*: Margaret Ambrose Lawson was born on 8 June 1905 at Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, .1,2
  • She was the daughter of Charles Robert Kirkwood Lawson and Elizabeth Anderson Miller.1
  • Marriage*: Margaret Ambrose Lawson married Russell Albion Cole on Tuesday, 24 June 1930 at Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, .1
  • (Deceased) Death*: Margaret Ambrose Lawson died on 19 August 1996 at Holden, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, , at age 91.1
  • (Passenger) Passenger List: She was found on a passenger list of Numidian Ship Allan Shipping Line between 12 April 1913 and 26 April 1913 at Glasgow to Boston, As Elizabeth Miller Lawson except age 7, female, single, no occ, not been in US before, fair complexion, brown hair, gray eyes, born Glasgow List of manifest of alien passengers for the United States immigration officer at port of arrival; SS Numidian sailing from Glasgow 12 April 1913, arriving at Boston 26 April 1913; ref 1; Lawson, Elizabeth, aged 33, female, married, occ wife, can read & write, nationality British, race Scotch, last permanent residence Scotland Dundee, name of relative or friend in country whence came Wm Miller, Forrest Park Road, Dundee, Scotland, final destination Mass Worcester, whether having a ticket to such final destination - no, passage paid by husband, in possession of $50, previously in US for visit in 1883, going to join friend or relative - husband Mr Chas Lawson 249 Chandler St, Worcester, Mass, [note - Father is no 18] never ..., polygamist, anachist..., in good mental & physical health, not deformed or crippled, height 5ft 3in, open complexion, black hair, gray eyes, no ID marks, born Scotland Dundee.3
  • Married Name: As of 24 June 1930, her married name was Cole.1
  • (Witness) Photograph: Margaret Ambrose Lawson is in this photograph taken circa 1975 along with James Miller Lawson, Lena Miller Lawson, Jean Mae Lawson, Donald Wallace Lawson, Isobel Douglas Lawson and Robert Davie Lawson.4
    Lawson brothers and sisters c 1975 Worcester MA USA;
    L-R Lena Brown, Jean Hendrickson, James Miller Laawson, Donald Lawson, Isobel McCulloch, Robert Lawson, Margaret (Meg) Cole

Census Events

Member of Household31 March 1911They was listed as a member of the household of Charles Robert Kirkwood Lawson and Elizabeth Anderson Miller in the 1911 census at 9 Henrietta Street, Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland, . Margaret Lawson, daug aged 5, at school, born Scotstoun Renfrewshire; 2 rooms with windows, 5 persons in household; Charles Lawson, head, 33, male, married, patternmaker, trade general engineering, worker, b Forfarshire, Dundee; Lizzie Lawson, wife, 31, female, married 8 years, 4 children born, 4 surviving, b Forfarshire, Dundee.5
Henrietta Street photos taken Sept 2017 by AD
Member of Household1920Margaret Ambrose Lawson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of Charles Robert Kirkwood Lawson and Elizabeth Anderson Miller at 98 Maywood Street, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, , Name:      Charles R Lawson
Age:      42
Birth Year:      abt 1878
Birthplace:      Scotland
Home in 1920:      Worcester Ward 7, Worcester, Massachusetts
Street:      Maywood Street
House Number:      98
Race:      White
Gender:      Male
Immigration Year:      1912
Relation to Head of House:      Head
Marital Status:      Married
Spouse's Name:      Elizabeth H Lawson
Father's Birthplace:      Scotland
Mother's Birthplace:      Scotland
Native Tongue:      English
Able to Speak English:      Yes
Occupation:      Moterman
Industry:      Street Ry Co
Employment Field:      Wage or Salary
Home Owned or Rented:      Rent
Naturalization Status:      Naturalized
Able to Read:      Yes
Able to Write:      Yes

Name:      Elizabeth H Lawson
Age:      49
Birth Year:      abt 1871
Birthplace:      Scotland
Home in 1920:      Worcester Ward 7, Worcester, Massachusetts
Street:      Maywood Street
Race:      White
Gender:      Female
Immigration Year:      1912
Relation to Head of House:      Wife
Marital Status:      Married
Spouse's Name:      Charles R Lawson
Father's Birthplace:      Scotland
Mother's Birthplace:      Scotland
Native Tongue:      English
Able to Speak English:      Yes
Naturalization Status:      Naturalized
Able to Read:      Yes
Able to Write:      Yes.6

Family:

Russell Albion Cole b. 3 Oct 1904, d. 9 May 1995
  • Marriage*: Margaret Ambrose Lawson married Russell Albion Cole on Tuesday, 24 June 1930 at Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, .1

Children:

Bruce Lawson Cole+1 b. 11 Apr 1932, d. bt 28 Mar 1986 - 1986
Janet Marion Cole1 b. 19 Jun 1941, d. 29 Nov 2001

Citations

  1. [S40] ED [June 2017].
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Birth 1905 Renfrew 575/ 365 [June 2017].
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Series Title: Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, 1891-1943; NAI Number: 4319742; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787-2004; Record Group Number: 85; Series Number: T843; NARA Roll Number: 192 [June 2017].
  4. [S21] Headstone Photograph; , AD [Sept 2017].
  5. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Census 1911 Renfrew 575/2 7/31 [June 2017].
  6. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Year: 1920; Census Place: Worcester Ward 7, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_752; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 289; Image: 608 [June 2017].