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William Lawhorn, Jr.

Male 1931 - 1998


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  • Suffix  Jr. 
    Born  2 Apr 1931  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Died  13 Aug 1998  Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: major complications from illness 
    Buried  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I114  Main
    Last Modified  4 Apr 2012 

    Father  William "Bill" Hew Lawhorn, Sr.,   b. 12 August 1910, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 October 1981, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Pearlie Mae "Julie" Kilpatrick,   b. 17 Apr 1912, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1977, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1931  Craven County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    William Lawhorn House
    William Lawhorn House
    This is the house that William Lawhorn and kids lived in. This is the house where he became the first black man in the area to own a television.
    Family ID  F11  Group Sheet

    Family  Thelma Mosley 
    Children 
     1. R. Lawhorn
     2. R. Lawhorn
     3. S. Lawhorn
    Last Modified  26 Jan 2006 
    Family ID  F128  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Photo: Bill Lawhorn
    Photo: Bill Lawhorn
    At the beach, in the 1950s??

    Documents
    Birth Certificate: William Lawhorn Jr.
    Birth Certificate: William Lawhorn Jr.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Histories At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Notes 
    • Birth date is noted in the Lawhorn Family Bible
    • Lived most of his life traveling from state to after leaving Fort Barnwell Alum Spring Area.

    Died:
    • William was cremated and his ashes were spreaded among the Lawhorn Homestead (Alum Spring).

    Buried:
    • Ashes were spread in the backyard of father's home.

  • Sources 
    1. [S31] Craven County Register of Deeds. Records Database. http://deeds.cravencounty.com.
      Book 1931, pg. 701

    2. [S45] North Carolina Birth Certificate.

    3. [S2] SSDI.

    4. [S297] 1940 Census. Ancestry.com. .
      Ft. Barnwell, Craven County, North Carolina - ED 25-10. Sheet 8A. http://goo.gl/qTGjB. Lives on Hwy 70. Age 9.