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Lieutenant Benjamin N Lawrence

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Virginia Colony
Death: April 22, 1826 (78-79)
Pickens, South Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Clemson, Pickens, South Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Elisha Lawrence and Rebecca Lawrence
Husband of Rachel Lawrence
Father of Sarah Speed; Margaret Deal; Elisha Lawrence; James Hamilton Lawrence; Rachel Laurence and 7 others
Brother of Rachel Moore

Managed by: Mike Szumski
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About Lieutenant Benjamin N Lawrence

Birth: 1747

Death: Apr. 22, 1826

Born in Virginia, Benjamin Lawrence married Rachel Weems March 5, 1783 in South Carolina & served as a Lieutenant of the South Carolina Mounted Militia in the Revolutionary War. He & his wife both recorded wills in what is now Pickens County, South Carolina. His wife Rachel Weems Lawrence was granted a widow's pension after his death (Lawrence, Benjamin SC W21547). Benjamin Lawrence is buried on the land that was granted him by the U.S. government for his Revolutionary War service which is now located in the Clemson Experimental Forest, 2 1/2 miles north of Clemson. A memorial stone was placed at his grave at a ceremony in 1962.

Location of the cemetery & more pictures are located on this site: Pickens County Cemetery Registration

Photograph courtesy of Jerry Davis.


Family links:

Spouse:
  • Rachel Weems Lawrence (1763 - 1848)*
Children:
  • Sarah Lawrence Speed (1783 - 1847)*
  • Elisha Lawrence (1789 - 1875)*

Burial: Benjamin Lawrence Cemetery Clemson Pickens County South Carolina, USA


Created by: Melissa Speed Record added: Dec 14, 2006 Find A Grave Memorial# 17022960


http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mspeed&id=I1092

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=41&GSmid=46637796&GRid=17022960&

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Lieutenant Benjamin N Lawrence's Timeline

1747
1747
Virginia Colony
1783
December 1783
Pendleton District, Anderson County, South Carolina, United States
1784
November 15, 1784
Pendleton, Kentucky, USA
1786
1786
1787
July 14, 1787
Abbeville, Abbeville County, South Carolina, United States
1788
1788
Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
1789
November 15, 1789
Pendleton, Anderson County, South Carolina, United States
November 15, 1789
Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States
November 15, 1789
Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States