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Mrs. Elizabeth Mawson

1838- 1914

Watertown Gazette, 05 07 1914


At 9:30 o’clock on Tuesday morning, May 5, 1914, Mrs. Elizabeth Mawson, widow of the late John E. Mawson, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John C. Seager, in North Washington Street.  Mrs. Mawson had been ill several months and her death had been expected for a long time past.  Mrs. Mawson was born in Bramley, England, October 20, 1838, and she came to America with her parents when seven years of age, settling in Pennsylvania, where on Sept. 20, 1856, she was married to John E. Mawson.  The family came to Watertown in September, 1881.  Mr. Mawson died April 14, 1908.  Three daughters survive her, being Mrs. A. E. Calhoun and John C. Seager of this city, and Mrs. Griffin Evans of Waukegan, Ills., also eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  This afternoon her funeral took place from her late home, Rev. R. M. Lauren son officiating at the services.  The interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery.  




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