George Lawrence of Watertown, Massachusetts



Subject: George LAWRENCE
Birth: circa 1632
Note: 3 Nov 1691 (He was excused by the Middlesex County Court from serving as Constable, "in that he could not read a word")
Death: 21 Mar 1709 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Parents: unknown
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Marriage #1: 29 Sep 1657 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
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Spouse: Elizabeth CRISPE
Birth: 8 Jan 1637 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Death: 28 May 1681 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Father: Benjamin CRISPE (b. between 1606 and 1611, d. 5 Nov 1683-21 Dec 1683)
Mother: Bridget (--?--) (b. 1619, d. 1698)
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Twelve Known Children
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1/F Mercy LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ ____ Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Marriage: __ ___ ____ [?] Baker of Yarmouth (mentioned in her father's will)
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2/F Elizabeth LAWRENCE
Birth: 30 Jan 1659 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Marriage: 18 Oct 1681 Thomas WHITNEY (b. 24 Aug 1656, d. 20 Sep 1719); Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Residence: 1708/9 Stowe, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
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3/F Judith LAWRENCE
Birth: 12 May 1660 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Marriage: circa 1681 John STEARNS (b. 24 Jan 1657,d. ); Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Daughter: 21 Mar 1682 Rebecca STEARNS; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Daughter: 22 Jun 1690 Judith STEARNS; Waltham, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (Baptism)
Daughter: 22 Jun 1690 Sarah STEARNS; Waltham, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (Baptism)
Son: 22 Jun 1690 George STEARNS; Waltham, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (Baptism)
Daughter: 12 May 1700 Abigail STEARNS; Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Son: 11 May 1701 John STEARNS; Waltham, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (Baptism)
Son: 11 May 1701 Thomas STEARNS; Waltham, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (Baptism)
Son: 11 May 1701 Isaac STEARNS; Waltham, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (Baptism)
Daughter: 11 May 1701 Mary STEARNS; Waltham, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (Baptism)
Daughter: 11 May 1701 Elizabeth STEARNS; Waltham, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (Baptism)
Son: 20 Oct 1702 Charles STEARNS; Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Son: 26 Jun 1760 Benjamin STEARNS; Waltham, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (Baptism)
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4/F Hannah LAWRENCE
Birth: 24 Mar 1662 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Marriage: __ ___ ____ Obadiah SAWTELLE (b. 14 Sep 1648, d. )
Son: __ ___ ____ Obadiah SAWTELLE; Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Son: 2 Mar 1703 Hezekiah SAWTELLE; Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
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5/M John LAWRENCE
Birth: 25 Mar 1664 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Death: 15 Jun 1674 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (by being run over by a load of bricks)
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6/M Daniel LAWRENCE
Birth: 2 May 1666 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Occupation: a painter
Note: Daniel served in the army and was in the garrison taken at Brookfield, MA taken by the indians in their assault, 27 May 1693. He was recovered and returned to Charlestown

Death: 20 Oct 1743 Charlestown, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts 7/M Benjamin LAWRENCE
Birth: 2 May 1666 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Death: 26 Nov 1738 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts 8/M George LAWRENCE Jr.
Birth: 4 Jun 1668 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Death: 9 Mar 1735/36 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Probate: 29 Mar 1736 Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (Administration of his estate was granted to sons George and John after Mary declined administration on same day)
Burial: __ ___ ____ Grove Hill Cemetery, Waltham, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
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9/F Sarah LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ ____ Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Marriage: __ ___ ____ Thomas RIDER Daughter: 23 Dec 1694 Sarah RIDER; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
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10/F Mary LAWRENCE
Birth: 4 Dec 1671 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Marriage: 5 Apr 1689 John EARLE; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Daughter: 9 Jan 1690 Mary EARLE; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Marriage: 27 Dec 1704 Michael FLAGG; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
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11/F Martha LAWRENCE
Birth: circa 1677 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Marriage: 29 Nov 1697 John DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Daughter: 6 May 1700 Elizabeth DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Son: 18 May 1702 John DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Daughter: 18 Nov 1704 Jane DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Daughter: 7 Feb 1706 Lydia DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Son: 17 Dec 1706 Edmund DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Son: 29 Jun 1708 Samuel DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Daughter: 25 Jul 1710 Abigail DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Daughter: 17 Jan 1712 Ann DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Son: 2 Oct 1713 Joel DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Son: 10 Feb 1715 Benjamin DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Son: 13 Oct 1716 James DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Son: 11 Jun 1719 Joseph DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Son: 21 May 1721 Jonas DIX; Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
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12/F Grace LAWRENCE
Birth: 3 Jun 1680 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Marriage: __ ___ 1698 John EDES (of Charlestown where they had 11 children)
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Marriage #2: 16 Aug 1691 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
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Spouse: Elizabeth (--?--)
Note: __ ___ ____ (Widow of Joseph Holland)
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Three Known Children
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1/M Joseph LAWRENCE
Birth: circa 1692 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts

Will: 20 Nov 1777 Spencertown, Albany (later Columbia) Co., New York (Will of Joseph Lawrence of Spencertown in Claverack District, Co. Albany and Province New York-- to my son Judah Morris Lawrence all my real estate I own in Spencertown he paying my children and grandchildren to my five daughters with my son John and daughter Mary each--to my eldest daughter Hannah--to my daughter Elizabeth--to my daughter Susannah- -to my daughter Mary--to my daughter Abigail--to my granddaughter Mary all paid 1 year after my death--to my son Elihu 20-- to my son Amos 20-- to my wife Margaret maintenance while she lives, if she choose to live elsewhere the income of 1/3 my estate for her support, also household furniture she brought with her when I married her--ordain my son Judah Morris Lawrence, Executor. Witnesses: Noahdiah Moor, Samuel Sacket, Pliny Moor)

Death: 5 Nov 1785 Spencertown, Columbia Co., New York
Burial: __ ___ ____ St Peter's Cemetery, Spencertown, New York
Probate: 24 Aug 1789 Surrogate Court, Columbia Co., New York (proved by Judah Lawrence of town Hillsdale, Co. Columbia, N.Y., goldsmith, will of Joseph Lawrence dated 20 Nov 1777 and that Noadiah Moor, Samuel Sacket, and Pliny Moor subscribed said will as witnesses)
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2/F Rachel LAWRENCE
Birth: 14 Jul 1694 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
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3/F Patience LAWRENCE
Birth: 14 Jul 1694 Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Death: before 1707 (not mentioned in her father's will when twin sister was)


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