Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Benjamin Lawrence

Male Abt 1645 - 1685  (~ 40 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Lawrence 
    Born Abt 1645  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Jul 1685  West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023222  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father Maryland Lawrence 
    Family ID F06298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Ashcomb,   b. Abt 1647, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1676, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married Abt 1665  Accomack, County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F14196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Talbot,   b. 10 Aug 1656, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1689/90, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 1676  West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Lawrence,   b. 13 May 1677, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1721, Baltimore County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     2. Elizabeth Lawrence,   b. 25 Feb 1678/79, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1700, West River MM, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     3. Lucy Lawrence,   b. 1683, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1727, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F14197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • see EFSM II page 41
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      Name: Jo Anne Mackby
      Email: jamackby@qx dot net
      Note: John Ashcomb b. Berkshire, England is found in Accomack Co. VA in 1635; WD 31 Aug 1684 Calvert Co. MD.

      Anne Ashcomb b. abt 1628 prob. England m. Benjamin Lawrence b. abt 1626 Wiltshire, England; WD 6 Jan 1684; WP 3 Jul 1685. On 16 Mar 1670 Benjamin Lawrence of Somerset Co. MD, planter, proved rights to 200 acres of land for transporting himself, his wife Ann Lawrence, and his sons Benjamin Lawrence, Jr. and Nehemiah Lawrence out of Accomac in Virginia into the Province, to inhabit. [Book 16, p. 319, Land Office, Annapolis]. Benjamin Lawrence of "The Deserts," Calvert Co. MD 26 Sep 1674, proved his rights for 500 acres of land [Book 18, p. 39, Land Office, Annapolis]. Benjamin Lawrence m. (2) abt 1676 Elizabeth Talbott b. 10 Aug 1656; d. 5 Mar 1689-90 [only known dau of Richard Talbott of "Poplar Knowle" West River, Anne Arundel Co. MD m. Elizabeth Ewen]. Elizabeth Talbott m. (1) James Preston of Patuxant, Calvert Co. MD (Will) 1673-4; Elizabeth (Talbott) Preston Lawrence m. (3) 10 Dec 1686 West River, Anne Arundel Co. MD Richard Gallaway (1663-1736) m. (2) Sarah (Smith) Sparrow m. (3) Henry Hill b. 1672; d. Feb 1755, age 83.
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      Lawrence, Benjamin, West River, A. A. Co., 6th Jan., 1684; 3rd July, 1685.
      To wife Eliza:, execx., and dau. Eliza: and hrs., land in Calvert Co. on n. side Patuxent.
      To sd. wife and unborn child, land in Somerset Co, obtained from brother-in-law Edward Gibbs.
      To son Benjamin and hrs., 150 A., "Benjamin's Fortune," A. A. Co., and tract bought of John Wattkins.
      To brother Thomas, sister Lucy Smith and Quaker ministry, personalty.
      Overseers: Wm. Richardson, Rich Johns, Edward Talbot, Saml. Galloway.
      Test : Jno. Griffin, Henry Hewit, Wm. Wheeler, Nich. Rollson. 4. 142.
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      Benjamin Lawrence 10.254 I 2308.2.0 Jul 26 1689
      Appraisers: Robert Lockwood, James Ford.
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      Benjamin Lawrance 13B.95 A 308.2.0 308.2.0 Jan 3 1695
      Payments to: Lawrance Crab, Edward Perrin, George Haws, Samuell Groome, Michael Yoakly, Richard Broughton, Henry Orton, Thomas Hucheson, John Gray, George Parker, Thomas Parsons, Benjamin Lawrance.
      Legatees: Quakers.
      Distribution to: widow (unnamed), son (unnamed), 2 daughters (unnamed).
      Executrix: Elisabeth Gallaway, wife of Richard Gallaway.
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      Ashcom, Nathaniel, Calvert Co., 25th Mar., 1687; 19th May, 1687.
      To wife Mary, extx., 220 A., "Ashcom's Purchase," on Hungary R., Dorchester Co.; 150 A., "Ashcom's Outlet;" 50 A., "Ashcom's Enclosure;" and "Point Patience" during widowhood.
      To son Nathaniel and hrs., "Point Patience" afsd. at death or marriage of his mother; also part of testator's portion of tract "Deserts" taken up together with Benjamin Lawrence and brother Samuel Ashcom.
      To son John and hrs., "Ashcom's Purchase" at death of his mother, and residue of testator's share of "Deserts."
      To daus. Mary and Eliza:, personalty.
      In event of death of sd. Nathaniel and John without issue, 2 daus. afsd. to inherit their estate.
      To Mordecai Moore, Paul Kirbe, Thomas Spencer, personalty.
      Brother Charles to be joint ex. with wife afsd.
      Test: Thos. Leake, Greo. Gamball, Jno. Henning, Wm. Goadin, Bridget Evens. 4. 354.
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      Calvert County Circuit Court
      Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

      Desarts, 1048 Acres; Certificate Adjoins Round Pond - Addition to Round Pond
      Developer/Owner: Nathaniel Ashcomb, Samuel and Benjamin Lawrence 1682 Patent Record 21, p. 517 0 0 MSA S 1583-454

      Desarts, 1048 Acres; Patent Adjoins Round Pond - Addition to Round Pond
      Developer/Owner: Nathaniel Ashcomb, Samuel and Benjamin Lawrence 1682 Patent Record IC L, p. 51 0 0 MSA S 1583-455

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