Lawing Family Genealogy Forum
Robert Preston Lawing and Robert Portland Lawing are different people. Robert Preston Lawing was born in North Carolina Feb. 3, 1877 and is buried in Ozark (Christian County) Missouri. He died August 16, 1864.
His first wife was Mary Ann Sublett, by whom he had at least five children.
He had four children by his second wife, Ellen Ward, who was many years younger and married a second time to Langdon Caldwell (no children by him). She died in 1914 and is buried in Galena, Kansas.
Their son Stephen Alexander Lawing is my husband's great-grandfather. Other children were John, Emma and Smith.