Lawson Otto Motley was born on 01 Nov 1892 in South Carolina, USA as the second child of Talley William Motley and Minnie Rose Motley.
Lawson Motley was counted in the census on 05 Jun 1900 in Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 3-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Talley W. Motley; his mother, Minnie Motley; and his brother, Loomas Motley.
He died on 06 Nov 1900. He was buried in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Union Baptist Church Cemetery.