Pleasant Dawson

ID Number: T01221

Biographical Data
Basic Identification

Gender: male

Ethnicity: European American

Immigration: no

Attributed Race: white

Free or Enslaved: free

Birth & Family

Birth Date: c.1844/00/00

Birthplace: Amherst County, Virginia



1st Spouse: 1unknown

2nd Spouse: male

Age Details

Age: c.29

Age Group: adult (20-59)

Life Details

Occupation(s): V&T railroad “overhauler”

Last Church: unknown

Military Service: unknown

Last Residence: Lynchburg, Virginia

Last Address: Diamond Hill


Death Date: 1873/04/15

Death Note: none

Place of Death: “Tennessee Depot”

Cause of Death: railroad accident (crushed between cars)

Burial & Undertaking

Burial Date: 1873/04/16

Funeral Home: Diuguid

Diuguid ID Number:

Indigent?: private interment

Gravesite and Grave Marker Data

Grave Marker or Marker Fragment: none


Confirmation Source for Location:

Grave Marker Erector(s):

Confirmation Source for Interment: descendants


There was a Private “Pleasant Dawson” enlisted in Co. F, 28th Virginia Infantry–same person???