A. B. DAWSON
BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY
(ca. 1800-aft. 1840)
Georgia, Coosa County, Alabama
(Excerpt from History of Coosa County: by the Rev. George Evans Brewer, 1887)
A. B. Dawson was a native of Georgia, and came to Wetumpka in its early settlement, opening there a law office. When Wiley W. Mason came to the place later he formed a partnership with Dawson, thus making a strong law firm,
He was made Judge of the county court in 1837 but resigned it in 1837. In 1839 he ran against W. W. Morris for the House of Representatives and won by a small majority. But in 1840 he and Morris were again competitors for the House, but Morris won by a small majority this time. Information of him is limited, but it is probable he returned to Georgia. He was a man of culture and pleasing address. His brother, John A. Dawson, became one of the most eloquent and popular Baptist preachers of western Georgia and east Alabama.
Faith and Courage: A Novel of Colonial America (Tapestry of Love) (Volume 2) In this action-packed novel depicting true events the family saga from Tapestry of Love continues with Ambrose Dixon’s family. George Willson witnesses the execution of King Charles II and is forced to leave the woman he loves to witch hunters in 17th century England as he flees to his sister, Mary, and her husband Ambrose Dixon’s home in Colonial American. Ridden with guilt over difficult decisions he made to survive, George Willson and the Dixon’s embrace the Quaker faith which further creates problems for their existence in the New World.
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