Annie Dawson (1916 - 2006)

A photo of Annie Dawson
Annie Dawson
1916 - 2006
updated February 06, 2019
Annie Dawson was born on March 21, 1916. She died on March 8, 2006 at 89 years old. We know that Annie Dawson had been residing in Hurt, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Annie Dawson Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Annie Dawson, honor her ancestry & genealogy, and her immediate Dawson family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Annie Dawson

First name

Annie

Middle name

Unknown.

Maiden name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Annie Dawson was born on

Death

Annie Dawson died on

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Annie.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Annie Dawson?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Annie's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was Annie a religious woman?

Last Known Residence

Hurt, Pittsylvania County, Virginia

Education

Did Annie finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Annie attend?

Professions

Share what Annie did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Annie's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Annie serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Annie Dawson?
View other bios of people named Annie Dawsons
Back to Top

Annie Dawson Family Tree

Annie's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Dawson family tree.

Annie's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Annie Dawson
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Share Memories about Annie

What do you remember about Annie Dawson? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Annie is remembered.

Annie Dawson Obituary

This obit of Annie Dawson is maintained by Annie's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Annie Dawson passed away on March 8, 2006 at age 89. She was born on March 21, 1916. We are unaware of information about Annie's family. We know that Annie Dawson had been residing in Hurt, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Annie Dawson

1916 - 2006 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Annie's lifetime

In 1916, in the year that Annie Dawson was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1939, by the time she was 23 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1948, she was 32 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1975, at the age of 59 years old, Annie was alive when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1988, when she was 72 years old, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Other Biographies

Other Annie Dawsons

Annie Elisa (Cray) Dawson
Died: 1885
Ballarat, Australia
Annie Dawson

Elmh, Australia
Annie Dawson

Gree, Australia
Annie Houston Dawson
1896 - 1983
Gree, Australia
Annie Dawson

Arar, Australia
Annie Dawson

Clunes, Australia
Annie Dawson

Wodo, Australia
Annie Eliza Canty Dawson

Yarr, Australia
Annie Denham Dawson

Drou, Australia
Annie Florence Dawson
1910 - 1979
Drou, Australia
Annie Ellen Dawson
1901 - 1978
Ballarat, Australia
Annie Frances Dawson
1891 - 1974
Midd, Australia
Annie Elsie Shaw Dawson

Fair, Australia
Annie Armstrong Dawson

Heidelberg, Australia
Annie Stangroom Dawson

Coburg, Australia
Annie Green Dawson

Ballarat, Australia
Annie Ma Langford Dawson

Box Hill, Australia
Annie Thornton Dawson

Heidelberg, Australia

Other Dawsons

Sallie Dawson
Sep 20, 1886 - April 1963
Virginia
Charles Dawson
Nov 10, 1915 - March 1986
Petersburg, Virginia
Ella T Dawson
Mar 21, 1903 - September 1991
Andrew J Dawson
Aug 29, 1913 - Jul 20, 1991
Waynesboro, VA
Andrew Dawson
May 17, 1890 - Apr 9, 1990
Brooklyn, NY
Albert Dawson
Oct 5, 1919 - July 1985
Trenton, New Jersey
William Dawson
Nov 7, 1899 - July 1982
Ringgold, Virginia
Lila Dawson
Sep 9, 1909 - January 1985
Pelham, North Carolina
Benevious Dawson
Sep 17, 1914 - Aug 6, 1997
Louisa, VA
Mary Dawson
Nov 9, 1914 - August 1983
Midlothian, Virginia
Terry R Dawson
Nov 22, 1959 - Jan 26, 2002
Chesapeake, VA
Sarah Dawson
Jul 9, 1916 - March 1981
Lumberton, North Carolina
James W Dawson
Jul 11, 1920 - Jul 2, 1995
Brodnax, VA
Richard H Dawson
Feb 22, 1919 - Aug 30, 2008
Madison Heights, VA
Albert Dawson
Oct 10, 1913 - November 1967
Scottsburg, Virginia
Henry Dawson
Oct 3, 1898 - August 1970
Jetersville, Virginia
Reginald H Dawson
Mar 23, 1919 - Dec 25, 2000
Charleston, WV
David H Dawson
May 27, 1915 - Nov 2, 2003
Richmond, VA
Slemp Dawson
Nov 24, 1916 - May 5, 1997
Bradshaw, WV
Russell Dawson
Dec 6, 1919 - August 1981
Hurley, Virginia

Other Bios

Cherles Y Robinson
Apr 16, 1961 - Jan 17, 2005
Bealeton, VA
Sarah J Mizell
Nov 22, 1961 - Nov 16, 2003
Virginia Beach, VA
Stanley Richardson
Oct 18, 1959 - October 1981
William K Duffer
Sep 25, 1963 - Jan 6, 1994
Atlanta, GA
Heather Elkins
Jun 11, 1974 - Dec 30, 2006
Keith L Hargrove
Dec 18, 1963 - Jan 5, 2011
Richmond, VA
Daisy M Pugkson
Dec 12, 1961 - Oct 31, 2004
Portsmouth, VA
Bharti S Vyas
Mar 20, 1940 - Jan 10, 2010
Forest, VA
Reginald T Wiggins
Jan 28, 1961 - Jul 22, 2009
Portsmouth, VA
B E Drake
Sep 14, 1961 - July 1994
Clematine J Andrews
Mar 10, 1913 - Dec 15, 1993
Hot Springs, VA
Timothy W Hayden
Sep 1, 1959 - Sep 14, 2006
Charles David Claus
Aug 20, 1960 - Jun 7, 2011
Englewood, Florida
Vance Staton
Jun 30, 1964 - August 1990
Richmond, VA
Minnie N Pearman
Jan 10, 1902 - Mar 17, 1999
Junius B Greene
Jan 9, 1939 - May 26, 2007
Charles City, VA
Sophie Taylor
Jul 23, 1918 - Oct 17, 2007
Gate City, VA
Estell Midgett
Oct 1, 1915 - Oct 16, 1990
Chesapeake, VA
Carl Warren Davis
Apr 12, 1963 - Sep 15, 2000
C J Manning
Feb 14, 1961 - February 1990
Success Stories from Biographies like Annie Dawson
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.