Cawson Family

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First Generation

Jonas Cawson reportedly came from Lancaster, England, and died in 1726 in Norfolk County VA. He married Abigail Church (ca. 1688-aft. 1737), daughter of Richard Church and his second wife Elizabeth English.

In 1729, Abigail Church Cawson married John Whiddon as her second husband.

Children of Jonas Cawson and Abigail Church
Keziah Cawson (?-1732) m. William Porter
Christopher Cawson (ca. 1710?-1774) m. Margaret ??
Ann Cawson m. 1736 Paul Ballentine (?-1754)
Abigail Cawson (?-aft. 1781) m. Henry Herbert (ca. 1715-1778)
Jonas Cawson
Janet Cawson m. William Herbert
Argall Cawson


Alice Granbery Walter chart, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Family Ties, LDS Pedigree File no. 1202 and no. 1203

Virginia Mag. Hist. Biog. 28, 174

Virginia Genealogist 17, 285; 29:518

Wingo, Norfolk Co. VA Marriages, vol. 1

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