Unfortunately I don't have sense of the types of chairs or other furniture David may have made. Below is a page from the Old Hickory Chair Company catalog (c. 1910), from Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana. Perhaps David's chairs looked like this:
|Source: Indiana Historical Society|
David Lamon was born in Washington County, Tennessee on 12 May 1818. As described in his obituary from the Corydon Republican newspaper on 25 February 1904, David Lamon died across the Ohio River in neighboring Meade County, Kentucky.
David married Permelia Smith on 10 December 1841 in Crawford County, Indiana. From the map of southern Indiana posted last month (see http://jonesandrelated.blogspot.com/2012/08/mappy-monday-southwestern-corner-of.html), Crawford County is located along the Ohio River next to Harrison County.
In the 1850 US Census, David, Permelia and family appear in Harrison County. David is listed as a farmer in this record:
I have some property records for David Lamon, which I'll cover in a separate post.
|Source: Findagrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68069852|