Thomas Lawrence

Male Abt 1760 - 1837  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name Thomas Lawrence 
    Born Abt 1760  Dutchess, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1790  Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1790 Virginia Tax List 
    Died 1837  Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I65  Eddie's Genealogy | Descendants of Elder John Lawrence
    Last Modified 29 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 1 Sarah Crandall,   b. Abt 1763, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1824, Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1782  Dutchess, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Kitty Lawrence,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Thomas Lawrence,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Nathaniel Lawrence,   b. 5 Jan 1794,   d. 30 Dec 1849  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine Kesler,   b. Abt 1803,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 29 Mar 1824  Montgomery, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1760 - Dutchess, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1782 - Dutchess, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1790 Virginia Tax List - 1790 - Montgomery, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Mar 1824 - Montgomery, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1837 - Montgomery, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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    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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S69] Elder John Crandall of Rhode Island and His Descendants, John Cortland Crandall, (New Woodstock, New York: John Cortland, 1949.), 89. (Reliability: 3).