Lawrence

The Lawrence/Laurence Family

The Lawrence family can be found when stepping back through generations of my father’s family. Robert Lawrence (who needs more research) would have been my 9th great grandfather.

1 Robert Lawrence b: London, England, d: VA
……2 John Lawrence
…… + Mary Lawrence
………3 Robert Lawrence b: c. 1680 in Nansemond, VA, d: 1744 Bertie, NC
……… + Elizabeth Nicholls
…………4 John Lawrence b: c. 1721, d: Abt. 1788 Bertie, NC
…………4 George Lawrence b: c 1725, d: Abt. 1756 Bertie, NC
…………4 Humphrey Lawrence b: c 1726, d: 1772 Bertie, NC
………… + Ann Ashley b: c. 1733
……………5 Frederick Lawrence b: c. 1746 Bertie, NC, d: 1823 Bertie, NC
……………5 Reuben Lawrence b: c. 1748 Bertie, NC, d: Bertie, NC
……………5 David Lawrence b: c. 1750 Bertie, NC, d: c 1786 Chowan, NC
……………5 Anne Lawrence b: c. 1762 Bertie, NC, d: c. 1830 MS
…………… + Richard Dillon b 7 Oct 1745 Norfolk, VA, m c 1776, d 7 Oct 1833 MS
……………5 Nathaniel Lawrence : 27 Jul 1766 Bertie, NC, d 24 Dec 1849 Artesia,
Lowndes, MS
…………4 Thomas Lawrence b: c. 1733
…………4 Robert Lawrence b: c. 1735
…………4 Elizabeth Lawrence
………… + Spruit
…………4 Martha Lawrence
…………4 William Lawrence

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Selected Sources:

  • 1820 US Census, NC, Bertie Co., page 86; NARA Roll M33_82, Image 59; Frederick & Humphrey ‘Larrence’.
  • Almasy, Sandra L. Bertie County, North Carolina Wills 1761 – 1780. Joliet, Illinois: Kensington Glen Publishing, 1990. From the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Bell, Mary Best. Colonial Bertie County North Carolina 1744 – 1753. Volume V; Abstracts of Deed Book G. Windsor, North Carolina: Colonial Bertie, 1965. From the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Bell, Mary Best. Colonial Bertie County North Carolina 1753 – 1757. Volume VI; Abstracts of Deed Book H. Windsor, North Carolina: Colonial Bertie, 1968.
  • Bertie County North Carolina County Court Minutes 1740 thru 1743; 1758 thru 1762. Book II. North Carolina: 1977.
  • Conerly, Luke Ward, Source Records from Pike County, Mississippi: 1798-1910; 1798-1910; South Carolina, Southern Historical Press, 1989.
  • Creel, Bevin. A Patriot’s Legacy: The Family of Richard Dillon and Ann Lawrence from Bertie County, North Carolina to Southern Mississippi and Louisiana; Mildred Penton Richbourg, Publisher, 2002.
  • Gammon, David B. Abstracts of Wills; Bertie County, North Carolina; 1722 – 1774. Raleigh, North Carolina: 1990. From the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Parks, Weynette. Bertie County North Carolina County Court Minutes 1772 thru 1780. Book IV, Durham, North Carolina: 1979.
  • War of 1812 Pension Application, Elizabeth Lawrence, widow of Robert Lawrence. Pension #WC 6376, Roll 56, Archive application #M313. Ancestry.com. War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.
  • Whitley, Caroline B. North Carolina Headrights; A List of Names, 1663 – 1744. second Printing. Raleigh, North Carolina: Office of archives and History North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 2008.

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