Lawson (or Lossen) was born September 12, 1847, in Cleveland, North Carolina to George and Lucy Ann Clark Wilson. Elmina was born March 16, 1853, in Cleveland, North Carolina to Jonas and Eliza Elvira Etters Green. They were married January 29, 1871, and had thirteen children: Robert, Mary Lee, Elizabeth, Charlie, Martha, Sarah, William, Wynona, Arthur, Henry, Eliza, Joseph, and Lucy. The last three were born in Highland. They moved to Highland in 1892 and their daughter, Mary Lee married George Yost Myers, (q.v.) whose wife had died in a Diphtheria epidemic.
Elmina died March 28, 1912, and Lawson died November 9, 1936, both in Lehi and they are buried in the Lehi City Cemetery.
Source: HIGHLAND HISTORY: A compilation by Charles T Greenland II for the Highland Historical Society