Lt. Col. Anthony Lawson

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Anthony Lawson

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Londonderry, Derry, Northern Ireland
Death: July 3, 1701 (67-75)
Princess Anne, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Thomas Lawson and Ann Lawson
Husband of Ann Lawson; Mary Lawson and Elizabeth Lawson
Father of Thomas Lawson; Anthony Lawson; Mary Walke; Elizabeth Lawson; Francis Lawson and 1 other
Brother of George W Lawson

Occupation: Merchant
Managed by: Private User
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About Lt. Col. Anthony Lawson


Merchant of London-derry, Ireland, came to Virginia about 1668 as agent for certain persons of that city. He married (first) Ann Okeham, relict of Mr. John Okeham; and (second) Mary Gookin, daughter of Colonel John Gookin, and widow of William Moseley. He was justice of Lower Norfolk county from 1673 to 1693 and of Princess Anne from 1696 to 1701. Burgess for Lower Norfolk in 1688. He died in 1701, leaving son Thomas and other children.

Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Volume I IV--Burgesses and Other Prominent Persons


Lower Norfolk County, VA – Wills and Deeds, Book E 1666-1675, page 49R, recorded 15 June 1669 – To all Christian people to whom these present shall come, Thomas Moncroff of the City of Londonderry, Alexander Lankins and Henry Gardner officers Land City Merchants send greeting… have constituted, appointed, ordained and made and by these present do constitute, ordain and appoint, make their well beloved friend Anthony Lawson of the City of Londonderry, merchant, their true and lawful Attorney… and demand, recover and received and all and all manner of outstanding debts whatsoever due or owing unto them in Virginia or any other part of the West Indies by any… Signed Thomas Moncroff, Alexander Lankins and Henry Gardner. Signed, sealed and delivered in the presents of William Cooke, Archibald Framing, Robert Houston and William George. Proved in Court 15 June 1669

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Lt. Col. Anthony Lawson's Timeline

Londonderry, Derry, Northern Ireland
Age 35
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Age 36
Age 40
Lynhaven Par, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Age 43
Age 45
Age 45
Lower Norfolk County, Virginia