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Lawson, Estella Sanders, 1909-2011



Estella Sanders Lawson (1909-2011) was a lifelong resident of Calvin Township. In 1927 she married Forest M. Lawson who she remained married to for over seventy years before his death in 2002. She was involved with the Bethel AME Church, an African Methodist Episcopal Church, beginning 1926 and remained active in the Calvin Community Chapel for most of her life. She researched the Sanders, Allen, and Lawson families extensively. She kept a variety of photographs, both originals and copies, as well as obituaries.

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Underground Railroad Society of Cass County

Identifier: RH-A-4254
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of photocopies, original documents, and photographs relating to the history of the Underground Railroad in Cass County, Michigan, in addition to research about families in the area. This research was collected by the Underground Railroad Society of Cass County, Michigan.The collection covers a wide range of materials primarily focusing on social, legal, and political issues concerning the African American population in Cass County, Michigan from the...
Dates: 1700s-1800s