Jean Samuel Laurens

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Jean Samuel Laurens

Birthdate: (51)
Birthplace: La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, France
Death: May 30, 1747 (51)
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
Immediate Family:

Son of André Laurent and Marie Lucas
Husband of Elizabeth Laurens and Hester Laurens
Father of Mary Gittens; Martha Bremar; Henry Laurens, 5th President of the Continental Congress; Lydia Laurens; James Laurens and 1 other
Brother of Jeanne Laurent; James Laurent; Charles Laurens; Auguste Laurens; Augustus Laurens and 5 others

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About Jean Samuel Laurens

Jean Samuel Laurens was born in La Rochelle, France on March 30, 1696 to Andre Laurent and Maria Lucas. They were French Huguenots who emigrated to New York. Jean Samuel married (1) Hester Grasset and had 6 children. They moved from New York to Charleston, South Carolina. Hester died in 1742. Jean Samuel married (2) Elizabeth Wicking. He died in 1747 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Children of Jean Samuel Laurens and Hester Grasset:

  • Mary Laurens (1716-1774) married Nathaniel Gittens and had one child.
  • Martha Laurens (1721-1769) married Frances Braemar and had eight children.
  • Henry Laurens (1724-1792) married Eleanor Ball and had seven children.
  • Lydia Laurens (b.1726) married Peter Laurens and had one child
  • James Laurens (1728-1784) married Mary Broughton and had one child.
  • Hester Laurens (b.1730)
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Jean Samuel Laurens's Timeline

March 30, 1696
La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, France
Age 19
July 21, 1721
Age 25
St Tho St Denis, Berkeley, South Carolina, USA
March 6, 1724
Age 27
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
Age 29
Age 31
Age 33
May 30, 1747
Age 51
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina