LAWRENCE ANNEX

 

Charlotte (Lawrence) Gorsline Pedigree

(Start at generation 4, below.)

 

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Special thanks to Sandra Alice (Degnan) Seaman (Para. 4.C.1.k.(2.(a.(1)(a) of the Alexander Patterson Biles page) for her extensive research and documentation, which was used in compiling the information in this annex:

 

 

Origin of the surname “Lawrence:”

 

 

Generation

 

9  

 

8   Daniel Lawrence

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 3 July 1681 at Groton, Connecticut.  Died 8 May 1777 at Canaan, Connecticut.

 

2.  Wife: Sarah Lawrence

 

Born 1682 at Groton, Connecticut.  Died 26 January 1712 at Plainfield, Connecticut.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Isaac Lawrence: See generation 7, below.

 

7   Isaac Lawrence

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 25 February 1705 at Groton, Massachusetts.  Died 2 December 1793.

 

2.  Wife: Lydia Hewitt

 

Born 1707, daughter of Thomas (b. 3 Feb 1685 at Stonington, CN, d. 1767 at Canaan, CN) and Persis (Cleveland) Hewitt (b. 21 Apr 1683 at Clemsford, MA, d. 22 June 1764 at Canaan, CN).  Lydia died 14 November 1767.

 

3.  Children:

 

a. Jonas Lawrence: See generation 6, below.

 

6   Jonas Lawrence

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 1 December 1728 at Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut.  Died 22 May 1793.

 

2.  Wife: Tryphena Lawrence

 

Born 26 September/October 1735 at Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Died 1795.  Married Jonas on 3 September 1754.

 

3. Children: (perhaps others)

 

a. William Soloman Lawrence.

 

b. Abel Lawrence: See generation 5, below.

 

5   Abel Lawrence

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 22 September/October 1763 at Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut.  Died 26 July 1835 at Newark Valley, Tioga County, New York; interred there in the Newark Valley Cemetery, Newark Valley, New York.  Moved to Brown’s Settlement in April 1796, soon after his brother William Solomon Lawrence.

 

2. Wife #1: Abigail Rockwell

 

Married 6 October 1783 at Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut and had the following children:

 

a. Jonas Lawrence #1: Born about 1784 at Canaan, Connecticut.  Died young.

 

b. Tryphena Lawrence #1: Born about 1786 at Canaan, Connecticut.  Died young.

 

c. Abigail Lawrence #1: Born about 1788 at Canaan, Connecticut.

 

3. Wife #2: Lucina Granger

 

Born 19 December 1770 at Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut, daughter of Joel Granger.  Died 8 February 1837 at Newark Valley, New York.  Married Abel on 8 February 1791.

 

a. Tryphena Lawrence #2: Born 22 April 1793 at Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut.  Died 31 July 1871.  Never married.

 

b. Jonas Lawrence #2: Born 14 September 1794 at Canaan, Connecticut.  Married Ann Thomas.

 

c. Twin: Born spring (after Apr) 1796 at Brown’s Settlement, Tioga County, New York.  Died very young.

 

d. Twin: Born spring (after Apr) 1796 at Brown’s Settlement, Tioga County, New York.  Died very young.

 

e. William Solomon Lawrence: Born 19 October 1797 at Brown’s Settlement, Tioga County, New York.

 

f. Bersheba/Bershiba Lucina Lawrence: Born 16 January 1800 at Brown’s Settlement, Tioga County, New York.  Died 3 June 1887.  Married Anson Miner Howard.

 

g. Joel Granger Lawrence: Born 2 January 1801 at Brown’s Settlement, Tioga County, New York.

 

h. Charlotte Lawrence: See generation 4, below.

 

i. Susan Lawrence: Born 26 August 1806 at Brown’s Settlement, Tioga County, New York.  Married James L. Gorsline.

 

j. Wealthy L. Lawrence: Born 30 September 1808 at Brown’s Settlement, Tioga County, New York.  Married Elisha Forsyth of Owego, New York.

 

k. Abigail Salome Lawrence: Born 7 February 1810 at Brown’s Settlement, Tioga County, New York.  Died at Mrs. Forsyth’s in Owego, New York in February 1876.

 

4   Charlotte Lawrence:

 

Born 26 December 1804 at Brown’s Settlement, Tioga County, New York.  Died 4 August 1874.  Married Pomeroy Gorsline, generation 4 of the Gorsline Annex on 14 January 1826 at Newark Valley, New York.

 

 

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