July 10 1887 Obituary for Moses Lawson
DEATH OF MOSES LAWSOX. Moses Lnwson. a prominent and respected colored citizen, died at his- his- homo on Magazine Magazine street yesterday evening at 7:15 in the fifty-second fifty-second fifty-second year of his age. Mr. Lawson was born in Shelbyville, this State. He was a prominent Mason, having at one time been Depm v ( trand Master of Kentucky, lie was also a Past High Priert of Mt. Horeb Roval Arch Chupter and Past Master of Mt. Morian Lodge F. A. M. Forovfr seventeen vears be has been Superintendent of the Fifth Stroet Baptist Sabbath-school, Sabbath-school, Sabbath-school, and only missed being present when forced to remain at home on account of sickness. He enjoyed the confidence and re-Sjiet-t re-Sjiet-t re-Sjiet-t re-Sjiet-t re-Sjiet-t of both teachers and scholas, who knew him to lie an honest and God-fearing God-fearing God-fearing God-fearing man. For nearly tweutv vears he has boen a inemlxr of the church." nnd was one of its ordained deacon for fourteen rears. He was also a mei:ner of V. M. C. A. No. 1, and took a d'p interest in its siic-oss. siic-oss. siic-oss. Mo.f-s Mo.f-s Mo.f-s Ijiwsoii wis indeed and in tmth an honest. con-c:.'ntioi:s, con-c:.'ntioi:s, con-c:.'ntioi:s, Clnis-iau Clnis-iau Clnis-iau gentlemen, w ho wtus lil.ed by nil who knt-w knt-w knt-w him. Mr. Lawson Lei;t a furniture store on Market street, near Eleventh, and has been in business business in tuis city for aliout twerry-two twerry-two twerry-two ycai-s. ycai-s. ycai-s. He l.-aves l.-aves l.-aves his wife in comfortable circumstances. circumstances. He leaves a wife and five children, three brothers, two sifters 'and a legion of trunJs to mourn bis yo.ng hence, l'eace to bis ashi s.