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Laurence Springer

Also Known As: "Lorenz", "Lawrence"
Birthplace: Weimar, Herzogtum Sachsen-Weimar, Heiliges Römisches Reich Deutscher Nation
Death: September 04, 1701 (54)
Little Compton, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Christopher Springer and Alma Dorothea Springer
Husband of N.N. Unknown; Martha Springer; Margareta Hansdotter Neuman, X:850 and Maria Mörling
Father of John Springer; Jonathan Springer; Henry Springer; Mary Springer; Joannah Springer and 15 others
Half brother of Borje Springer; Annika Springer / Charlemagne Springer; Helena Springer; Klara Springer / Charlemagne Springer; Brita Springer and 7 others

Occupation: Land Owner
Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Laurence Springer

  1. ID: I20093
  2. Name: Lorenz Lawrence Springer
  3. Sex: M
  4. Birth: 6 JAN 1644/45 in Christ Church, Barbados, West Indies 1
  5. Death: 1701 in Newport Co., RI 2
  6. Note:
   "Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island", by John Osborne Austin, (Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc.,) Baltimore, Maryland, 1969,1978,1982,1995), Page 97:
   "1679 May 8" Thomas Hicks sold a quarter share at Seaconnet to Lawrence Springer, for 22 pds. 10 shillings."
   "Rhode Island Land Evidences, Vol. I, 1648-1696" by Dorothy Worthington, Rhode Island:
   On June 23, 1679, Lawrence Springer sold 1/8 part of a share of land (the 3 and 20th lot) in Sakonnet, Little Compton, Newport Co., RI to Robert Gibbs for 12 pounds sterling.
   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Bristol County, Probate Court, Book 2, Page 33:
   Will: Sept. 4, 1701 Probate: Feb. 2, 1701-2
   To Martha Springer my wife use of whole estate during her life, housing, land, good and chattel and after her death to my two sons Thomas & Edward Springer who shall have all housing and lands m goods and chattels equally....
   To Son John Springer 5 pds.
   To Son Jonathan Springer 5 pds.
   To Son Benjamin Springer 5 pds.
   To Son Joseph Springer 5 pds.
   To son Henry Springer 5 pds.
   To daughters Mary Weaver, Joanna Springer, Martha Springer 40 shillings each.
   To daughter Mary's eldest daughter called Ann Dier and daughter Joanna's
   eldest son Jeremiah a yearling calf between them.
   To friends John Wilbore senr, and Joseph Wilbore overseers of this my will.
   David Hillard
   James Bennett
   Nathaniel Searles
   On Nov. 16, 1703 John and Joseph Wilbore applied to the court for permission to terminate their administration of the will, as Lawrence, the youngest son had come of age.

Father: John Springer

Mother: Margaret

Marriage 1 Martha Hicks b: 1659 in Little Compton, Newport, RI

   * Married: BEF OCT 1671 in Newport Co., RI


  1. Henry Springer b: BET 1678 AND 1695 in Little Compton, Newport, RI


  1. Title: Christ Church parish records, 1637-1841, p 10, as found on LDS microfilm #1157931
  2. Title: Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Bristol County, Probate Court, Book 2, Page 33; Proved: 24 February 1701/2 
  1. ID: I646440025
  2. Name: Lawrence SPRINGER
  3. Given Name: Lawrence
  4. Surname: SPRINGER
  5. Sex: M
  6. Death: 1701 in Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island
  7. Christening: 6 Jan 1645 Christ Church, Barados, West Indies
  8. Burial: Private Lot (Seaconnet Point)
  9. Event: Crist Church Parish Unknown 6 Jan 1647 Barbados, West Indies
  10. Event: Different spellings of First Unknown
  11. Event: Difference Surname Speiings Unknown
  12. Event: Seaconnet Unknown
  13. Event: Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island Unknown 18 Oct 1671 1
  14. Event: Thomas Hick to Lawrence Springer Unknown 8 May 1679 2
  15. Event: Purchase of Land Unknown 23 Jun 1679 3
  16. Event: Decendants of Thomas Durfee of Portsmouth, R.I. Vol. 1 Unknown 4
  17. Event: Rhode Island Unknown 5 5
  18. Will: 4 Sep 1701 6
  19. Change Date: 25 Feb 2007
  20. Note:
   REFN: 724
   The Descendants of Thomas Durfee of Portsmouth, RI Vol 1.
   , by Wm F. Reed., (Vol. 1 1902) (Rhode island Historical S
   ociety) Call No. (CS71 D 958 1902 V.1)
   Pg. 309
   I. Watts, John (John 1st). Son of John & Priscilla (Durfee
   ) (Earl) Watts; born in Tiverton, R.I.; lost at sea; marrie
   d in Tiverton, RI May 16,182, to Mary Springer. They ha
   d a son who was lost at sea.
   Pg. 230
   XXII. 2d. Albert Gifford, born in Portsmouth, RI.; marrie
   d Matilda Springer.
   Pg. 216
   "The Durfee family were from Tiverton, RI In the Summer o
   f 1790, Gideon and Edward came first to Farmington, and Gid
   eon returned in the fall representing the country so favora
   bly, that the whole family resolved upon emigration. Gideo
   n with Isaac Springer, came back in the winter of 1790 an
   d 91 with an ox sled, consuming 17 1/2 days in the journey
   . Gideon purchased of John Swift his choice of 1,600 acres
   . He located it on what was long known as "Durfee street
   " a short distance below Palmyra, securing a large amount o
   f the flats on the Ganargeva; Being soon rejoined by his br
   other Edward, the brother and Springer built a cabin and cl
   earing six acres, and without the use of a plough, plante
   d it to corn.
   Pg. 320
   In the history of Wayne Co. N.Y., references is made to a v
   isit of Humphrey Sherman "To the Durfees in their forest ho
   me in 1791, in company with Isaac Springer, who was at tha
   t time 17 years old;"
   Pg. 325
   Mr. Durfee, with his brother Edward, came from Tiverton, R.
   I. to Famignton, N.Y. in the summer of 1790. He returned wi
   th a favorable report of this country, and came back the fo
   llowing winter with Isaac Springer.
   DAR Records
   Included below are the year and page number where the perso
   n's name is mentioned in either town records or some othe
   r document that was included with the person mentioned. Som
   e may be attached to you!
   Here is the list of DAR submissions that are located at th
   e Rhode Island Historical Society in Providence, Rhode Isla
   Joanah's Son, Jeremiah
   Executors: John Wilbore, Sen., Joseph Wilbore
   Witnesses: David Hlllard, James Bennet, Nathaniel Searles
   On Nov. 16, l703 John ant Joseph Wilbore applied to the cou
   rt for permission to terminate their administration of th
   e will as Lawrence, the youngest son had come of age.
   MARTHA HICKS FACTS: [Newport, RI Court Book A]
   A trial held at the Newport Trial Court on Oct 18, 167
   1 had in attendance: Grand Jurymen: Mr. Benedict Arnold, Go
   vernor; Mr. Edward Smith, Foreman; Mr. John
   Clark Dept. Gover.; Mr. Henry Bull; Ca

Father: John SPRINGER b: 1600's in England or Wales

Mother: Margaret UNKNOWN b: 1600's in England or Wales

Lorentz Springer, född cirka 1635, död 1690. Kamrerare och kommissarier i Svea hovrätt, tillika översättare.

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Laurence Springer's Timeline

January 6, 1647
Weimar, Herzogtum Sachsen-Weimar, Heiliges Römisches Reich Deutscher Nation
Sverige (Sweden)
Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
January 1, 1671
Tiverton, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, United States
Scarborough, Massachusetts Bay, British America