William Lawrence

William Lawrence

Male 1764 - Bef 1850  (85 years)

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  • Name William Lawrence  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 1764  Dutchess, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1777  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Revolutionary War 
    Arrival Bef 1785  Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 10
    Residence 1792  Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    1792 Virginia Tax List 
    Residence 1810  Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Arrival 1812  Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 4 Mar 1831  Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1834  Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1840  Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died Bef 1850  Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34  Eddie's Genealogy | Descendants of Elder John Lawrence
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2016 

    Father Elder John Lawrence,   b. Abt 1721,   d. 1801, Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Lavinah,   d. Abt 1811, Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah,   b. New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Jacob Lawrence,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Nathaniel Lawrence,   b. 1784,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William Lawrence,   b. 1797,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Tartulas Lawrence,   b. 31 Dec 1797, Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1876, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +5. Cornelius Lawrence,   b. 19 Aug 1799, Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1873, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +6. Mary Elizabeth Lawrence,   b. 20 May 1801, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1876, Decatur, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +7. Catherine "Katy" Lawrence,   b. 16 Jun 1801, Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1882, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +8. Reuben Lawrence,   b. 1804, Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1865, Pulaski, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1764 - Dutchess, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Revolutionary War - 1777 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - Bef 1785 - Montgomery, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1792 Virginia Tax List - 1792 - Montgomery, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1810 - Montgomery, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 1812 - Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4 Mar 1831 - Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1834 - Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1840 - Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef 1850 - Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Patriot
    Patriot
    Photo used to designate ancestors who served in the American Revolutionary War.
    Will of Elder John Lawrence
    Will of Elder John Lawrence
    In the Name Of God Amen, I, John Lawrence of Montgomery County & State of Virginia being through the abundant mercy of God of a sound mind and perfect understanding and memory do constitute and appoint this my Last Will and Testament and desire it may be Received by all as such.

    Impromise, I give my soul to god who gave it in hopes of a joyful Resurrection through all sufficient merits and mediation of my most blessed redeemer, Jesus Christ, Him I give my body to the earth from whence it came to be buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named. I desire that all my just debts and funeral charges being paid that the residue of my estate be disposed of in the manner following.

    Impromise, I give and bequeath unto my loving wife, Levinah, all my real and personal estate during her natural life and that one third of my personal estate to be wholly at her disposal and will.

    Item, I give and bequeath unto Thomas Sabens, son of Liony Sabens, the plantation I now live on adjoining James Simpkins land. I likewise give him, the said Thomas Sabens, the two-thirds of all my personal estate after the decease of my loving wife to him and his heirs and a signs forever.

    Item, I give and bequeath unto my three sons, John Lawrence, William Lawrence, and Thomas Lawrence a sartain (sic) tract of land laining(?) on Lorrel Creek at the waters of [?] to be equally divided between the three to them and thare (sic) heirs or assigns forever.

    Item, I give and bequeath unto Levi Charlton a certain parcel[?] laining(?) on the east side of Pounding Mill branch between John Lawrence and Francis Charlton land, James Simpkins land and with Simpkins line strait to said branch to him and his heirs and assigns forever.

    Item, I hereby constitute and appoint my loving sons, John Lawrence, William Lawrence, and Thomas Lawrence, Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and dismissing all former wills and testaments by me heretofore made constituting, this my last Will and Testament in witness where of, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the twentieth day of February one thousand eight hundred and one. Signed and sealed and delivered in presence of James Simpkins, James Stevens, and Rebeckah Stevens.

    John Lawrence


    Montgomery October Court 1801
    This last will and testmant of John Lawrence deseased was proved in court by the the oath of James Simpkins and James Stevens two of the witnesses thereto

    Ordered to be recorded
    Charles Taylor

    Histories
    A Tale of Two Williams and Two Sarahs
    A Tale of Two Williams and Two Sarahs
    An example of the necessity of paying attention to detail.
    Patriot Ancestors
    Patriot Ancestors
    One of the most interesting and surprising aspects of this hobby is discovering the military service records of our ancestors.

  • Sources 
    1. [S26] 1840 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Year: 1840; Census Place: Rockcastle, Kentucky; Roll: 123; Page: 5; Image: 14; Family History Library Film: 0007832 (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S26] 1840 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Year: 1840; Census Place: Rockcastle, Kentucky; Roll: 123; Page: 5; Image: 15; Family History Library Film: 0007832 (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S25] U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.) (Reliability: 0).

    4. [S18] U.S., The Pension Roll of 1835, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.) (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S17] Kentucky, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1810-1890, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc) (Reliability: 0).

    6. [S10] 1810 census of Montgomery County, Virginia, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc) (Reliability: 0).

    7. [S44] Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1963, Ancestry.com, Kentucky. Rockcastle., (http://home.ancestry.com :2007.), "Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1963 [database on-line]." 1876 Section, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky, Microfilm rolls #994027-994058, Tartulas Lawrence, accessed 29 Jul 2016. (Reliability: 4).

    8. [S78] Rockcastle County, Kentucky and its People 1992, Rockcastle County History Book Committee, (Walsworth Publishing), 140 (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S20] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com , (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Catherine Lawrence Carson (Reliability: 3).
      Catherine's mother (Sarah) and father (William) born in NY.

    10. [S62] Descendants of Elder John Lawrence of Southwest Virginia and New England, Ora Belle McColman, editor, (1995; reprint, Roanoke, Virginia: O.B.M. McColman, 1999.), 1. (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S61] Binns Genealogy, Montgomery, Virginia, USA, (Binns Genealogy. http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ : n.d.), William Lawrence (http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ : accessed 28 Aug 2016); citing 1792 Personal Property Tax Montgomery, Virginia, USA (Reliability: 2).
      http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/Montgomery/1790-index.htm

      http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/Montgomery/1792PersonalB/06.jpg

    12. [S10] 1810 census of Montgomery County, Virginia, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc) (Reliability: 1).