'Dawson07'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Dawson of Daw Green, Dawson of Leeds, Dawson of Morley

John Dawson of Bradford, Yorkshire (a temp James I who r. 1603-1625)
1. Bernard Dawson (b 1604-5, d 06.1679)
2. Abraham Dawson of Leeds & Morley (b 1610, d 19.11.1671)
  m. Alice Hauword (Howard?)
  A. Joseph Dawson (bpt 05.07.1636, d 26.06.1709, minister)
m. (07.05.1662) Martha Best (bpt 03.06.1638, d 06.03.1712, dau/heir of John Best of Landimore son of Richard of Landimore, widow of William Ryall)
  i. Abraham Dawson (b 07.05.1663, d 05.02.1733, minister at Stannington then Cottingham)
  m1. Abigail Asley (d 05.08.1715, dau of Richard Ashley of Hull, widow of _ Wales)
  a.+ issue - Joseph (a 1725, minister), Sarah (d 03.06.1711), Martha
m2. (03.1716) ??
  ii. Joseph Dawson (b 14.03.1667, d 14.04.1739, minister at Rochdale)
  m. (01.12.1694) Elizabeth Dixon (b 01.08.1660, d 16.11.1750, dau of Thomas Dixon of Durham)
  a. Thomas Dawson (b 13.12.1702, d 03.11.1706)
  b. Anne Dawson
  m. (22.07.1725) Roger Evans of Manchester
  c. Elizabeth Dawson (b 09.02.1697, d 20.11.1772)
  m. (08.01.1728/9) Richard Scholefield of Hexham
  d. Martha Dawson
  m. (1735) John Beyerley of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  iii. Obadiah Dawson (b 08.03.1669, dsp 19.12.1695)
  m. Elizabeth Rhodes (dau of Robert Rhodes of York)
  iv. Eli Dawson (b 05.09.1677, d 1744, minister at Bradford & Halifax, youngest son)
  m. (14.04.1712) Alice Taylor
  a. Thomas Dawson of Hackney (b 28.06.1727, dsp 29.04.1782, 5th son)
  m. Mary Corbet of Hackney (b 1735-6, d 09.05.1820, relict of Dr. Dawson)
  b. Benjamin Dawson (b 28.03.1729, rector of Burgh)
  m. (1776) _ Halsey of Woodbridge
  c. Obadiah Dawson of Leeds (b 15.06.1731, d 08.10.1794)
  (1)+ 2 daughters (a 1815)
d.+ other issue - Samuel (b 19.01.1713, a 1748, rector of Ightam, later minister in Stockport), Joseph (b 14.01.1719, minister at Hull, later vicar of Paul), Eli (b 08.01.1723, a 1748, d unm, minister at Holcombe), John (b 18.01.1725, d 31.01.1726), Anne (b 03.12.1716, d unm), Martha (b 17.11.1720, d unm)
  v.+ other issue - Edeazer (b 09.05.1673, d 07.05.1743), Samuel (b 14.11.1675, d 23.06.1696), Martha (b 10.03.1665, d 21.10.1670), Lydia (b 25.07.1671, bur 19.09.1676), Phoebe (b 18.07.1680, bur 31.10.1687)
  B. Thomas Dawson of Morley (bpt 15.08.1638, bur 25.04.1690)
  m. Phoebe Crowther (dau of Joshua Crowther of Staups in Northowram)
  i. John Dawson of Morley (b c1677, d 02.09.1741)
  m. Ann (b 1678-9, d 02.07.1767)
  a. John Dawson of Morley (b c1713, d 10.12.1769)
  m. (05.06.1742) Elizabeth Taylor of Gainsborough (b c1711, d 05.11.1788, dau of _ Taylor by _ Anderson of Lincolnshire)
  (1) Anderson Dawson (d 07.04.1745)
  (2) Betty Ann Dawson (b 1744-5, dsp 14.02.1781)
  m. (31.12.1767) Alexander Wedderburn, Lord Loughborough, Earl of Roslin (dsp 03.01.1805)
  b. Lydia Dawson (b c1707, d 02.09.1764)
  ii. Esther Dawson
  m. Abraham Fenton of Leeds



Richard Dawson of Daw Green in Dewsbury
m. Martha Walker (dau of Edmund Walker of Huddersfield
1. John Dawson of Daw Green (clerk)
  m. Margaret Allot (b c1688, d 02.1789!, dau of John Allot of Bentley)
2. William Dawson of Wakefueld
  m. Catherine Edmunds (b 1702-3, d 06.06.1741, dau of Thomas Edmunds of Worsborough)
  A. Walker Dawson of Copley (dsp 03.09.1753)
  m. Barbara Fawcet (dau of William Fawcet by Martha, dau of James Lister of (family of) Shibden Hall & sister of James & Sir William)
  B. Catherine Dawson (d young)
3. Hannah Dawson (b c1704, dsp 06.09.1780)
  m1. George Allott of Bentley
  m2. Thomas Hirst of Wakefield (d 03.02.1780)
4. Mary Dawson
  m. Benjamin Kennet (vicar of Bradford, m1. Mary Smith, m2. Mary (of) Stockdale)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 23.11.10) : FMG (vol 1, Dawson, MS42-43)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 20.03.16) : FMG (vol 2, MS218, 'Kennet-Dawson', p520)
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