Sixth Generation


267. Capt. Calvin Wesley Lawson Sr. was born on 7 January 1925 in Seal Harbor, Mt. Desert, Maine, USA. He served in the military between 1943 and 1946 in World War II, US Navy. He died on 12 November 2000 at the age of 75 in Blue Hill Hospital, Maine, USA. Calvin was buried in Greenwood cemetery, Oceanville, Maine.

Capt. Calvin Wesley Lawson Sr. and Bette Anne Johnson were married on 4 August 1948 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Bette Anne Johnson, daughter of Oscar Lawrence Johnson and Harriet Susanna LeMoine, was born on 16 September 1930 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Day of birth also reported as 14th. She died cancer on 23 March 2008 at the age of 77 in Blue Hill Hospital, Maine, USA. STONINGTON - Betty A. Lawson, 77, died Sunday, March 23, 2008, at Blue Hill Memorial Hospital, Blue Hill, after a courageous fight with cancer. She was born on Swans Island, the daughter of the late Oscar and Harriet (Lemoine) Johnson. A devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she enjoyed art, her animals, reading and the Harbor Gallery, where she managed for a couple of years in the early 1990s. She shared 52 years of marriage with the late, Calvin Wesley Lawson, who died in 2000. Family members include her children, Cynthia Coombs and husband, John, of Stonington, Kim Lawson and wife, Kathi, of Stonington, Debby Oliver and husband, Ben, of Stonington, Sally Pierce and husband, David, of Nobleboro, Trudy Higgins and husband, Mark, of Surry, and Todd Lawson and wife, Sarah, of Little Deer Isle; 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara Boyce of Deer Isle and Brenda Witham of Sebec; many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a son, Calvin Wesley Lawson Jr.; and a brother, Neal Johnson. A spring graveside service will be held at a later date at Greenwood Cemetery, Oceanville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ark Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 276, Cherryfield, ME 04622; Memorial Ambulance Corps, Deer Isle; or Stonington Public Library, Stonington, ME 04681. Assistance with arrangements was by Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home, Stonington. www.bragdonkelley.com <http://www.bragdonkelley.com> She was buried spring 2008 in Greenwood cemetery, Oceanville, Maine.

Capt. Calvin Wesley Lawson Sr.-4825 and Bette Anne Johnson-4261 had the following children:

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Trudy B. Lawson-94154.

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Cynthia Ann Lawson-13201.

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Kim Prescott Lawson-27765.

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Debbie Lee Lawson-10764.

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Calvin Wesley Lawson Jr. died in 1953 at the age of 0. He was born in 1953. He was buried in Greenwood cemetery, Oceanville, Maine.

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Sally Lynn Lawson-27767.

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Todd Brian Lawson-27766.