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John Avery Lomax
Birth: Sep. 23, 1867
Death: Jan. 26, 1948

Author. Best known for collecting and preserving American folk songs. Some of the books that he has written are "Negro Folk Songs as Sung by Lead Belly" (with Alan Lomax), and "American Ballads and Folk Songs." (bio by: Laurie) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Avery Lomax (1816 - 1892)
  Susan Frances Cooper Lomax (1835 - 1928)
 
 Spouses:
  Bess Brown Lomax (1880 - 1931)*
  Ruby Rochelle Terrill Lomax (1886 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  Shirley Lomax Mansell Duggan (1905 - 1996)*
  Alan Lomax (1915 - 2002)*
  Bess Lomax Hawes (1921 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Darathy Roena Lomax Cooper (1845 - 1885)**
  Mary Lomax Graves (1858 - 1897)*
  Richard Cooper Lomax (1859 - 1934)*
  John Avery Lomax (1867 - 1948)
  Robert Payne Lomax (1873 - 1939)*
  Sue May Lomax Blake (1875 - 1965)*
  Alice Orinda Lomax Pedigo (1878 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Laurie
Record added: Jul 23, 2004
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