Posted By:bob decker
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Subject:Re: William Lawhorn M- Sarah Hickamn KY
Post Date:January 22, 2003 at 12:18:18
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Forum:Black Hawk War Forum
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I WAS RECENTLY SENT A COPY OF THE OBIT. OF SARAH ( HICKAMN )
LAWHORN AND HAVE DOWN LOADED WILLIAM LAWHORN'S BIO. SKETCH POSTED BY SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS . ( DONNA, BEA AND GEORGIA) . MY CONNECTION IS TO SARAH ( HICKMAN) LAWHORN. MY GGGM ELIZABETH HICKMAN MARRIED AN ABNER DECKER IN JULY 28 1831 FULTON CO ILL. AND WILLIAM LAWHORN SIGNED AS HIS GUARDIAN FOR ABNER TO OBTAIN A MARR. LIC. ABNER AND ELIZABETH DECKER SETTLED IN WOODFORD CO ILL. BY 1832 . LATER I FOUND OUT WILLIAM MARRIED SARAH HICKMAN IN LIBERTY , CASEY CO , KY JULY 1828. THE BIO. SKETCH SUPPLIED BY DONNA CHANEY , TELLS HOW WILLIAM ENLISTD MAY 25 1832 ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE SARAH , WHO AIDED THE TROOPS DURING THE BATTLE AT FORT APPLE RIVER , MELTING LEAD AND MAKING BULLETS AS DID OTHER PIONEER WIVES . WILLIAM , B- 1804 VA AND SARAH , B- 1809 CASEY CO KY. THEY SETTLED FOR A WHILE IN GALENA , HOMESTEADED IN ELIZABETH AND DIED IN LENA , STEPHENSON CO ILL.
THE SITE MENTIONED ABOVE HAS MUCH OF THIS INFO. TAKE CARE , BOB DECKER , FIVEDECKS@AOL.COM