Hartwell Henderson Lawrence Family of Meriwether County, Georgia



Subject: Hartwell Henderson LAWRENCE *Ancestor of Y-DNA Project participant #185172
Birth: __ ___ 1800 North Carolina
Census: 1 Jun 1830 Greene Co., Georgia (1 male 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 30-39, 3 slaves)
Census: 1 Jun 1840 Greene Co., Georgia (1 male 0-5, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 40-49, 1 female 0-5, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 30-39)
Census: 22 Oct 1850 Division 59, Meriwether Co., Georgia (farmer $4500, with 6 slaves)
Census: 16 Jun 1860 Woodbury P.O., Meriwether Co., Georgia (farming $1600 $3000, with 2 slaves)
Census: 4 Jun 1880 District 669, Meriwether Co., Georgia (widowed farmer)
Parents: unknown
Note: Probable brother of Orson Laurence and descendant of Robert Lawrence of England & Virginia
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Marriage #1: 21 Aug 1821 Greene Co., Georgia
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Spouse: Elizabeth WINGFIELD
Death: 26 May 1830 Greene Co., Georgia
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Two Known Children
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1/M James Thomas LAWRENCE **
Birth: 29 Feb 1824 Greene Co., Georgia
Census: 16 Jun 1860 Meriwether Co., Georgia (physician ?)
Census: 17 Jul 1870 Militia District 723, Henry Co., Georgia (farmer $200 $250)
Census: 16 Jun 1880 District 723, Henry Co., Georgia (farmer)
Death: 22 Sep 1892 probably Georgia
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2/F Mary Elizabeth LAWRENCE
Birth: 2 Mar 1828 Greene Co., Georgia
Marriage: 19 Dec 1844 John Benjamin CARTWRIGHT (b. 25 Jun 1812, d. 23 Oct 1895); Greene Co., Georgia
Daughter: 21 Jan 1846 Mary A.E. CARTWRIGHT; Meriwether Co., Georgia
Son: 17 Mar 1848 Thomas H. CARTWRIGHT; Meriwether Co., Georgia
Daughter: 25 Nov 1849 Martha Ann CARTWRIGHT; Meriwether Co., Georgia
Census: 21 Sep 1850 Division 59, Meriwether Co., Georgia (J.B. a farmer)
Daughter: 29 Dec 1851 Matilda C. CARTWRIGHT; Meriwether Co., Georgia
Son: 30 Nov 1853 John B.L. CARTWRIGHT; Meriwether Co., Georgia
Son: 24 Jul 1855 Jesse C. CARTWRIGHT; Meriwether Co., Georgia
Son: 24 Jul 1855 James A. CARTWRIGHT; Meriwether Co., Georgia
Son: __ Jun 1857 Benjamin Hill CARTWRIGHT; Meriwether Co., Georgia
Daughter: 4 Apr 1859 Araviril L.F. CARTWRIGHT; Meriwether Co., Georgia
Son: 4 Apr 1859 Zachariah L. CARTWRIGHT; Meriwether Co., Georgia
Census: 31 Jul 1860 Meriwether Co., Georgia (J.B. a farmer $_ $1071)
Census: 11 Jul 1870 District 9, Meriwether Co., Georgia (J.B. a farmer $300 $200)
Census: 10 Jun 1880 District 6699, Meriwether Co., Georgia (J.B. a farmer)
Census: 13 Jun 1900 Woodbury, Meriwether Co., Georgia (widow living with son Benjamin H.)
Death: 19 Jan 1906 probably Meriwether Co., Georgia
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Marriage #2: 10 Nov 1830 Georgia
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Spouse: Sarah ROWLAND
Birth: circa 1814 Georgia
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Six Known Children
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1/F Aletha LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1837 Georgia
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2/M Enos H. LAWRENCE
Birth: __ Oct 1838 Georgia
Marriage: __ Oct 1869 Margaret H. (--?--) (b. Dec 1844, d. after 1910 ); Mississippi
Daughter: __ Aug 1870 Ida Janice LAWRENCE; Attala Co., Mississippi
Census: 19 Aug 1870 Beat No. 2, Twp 15, Attala Co., Mississippi (farmer $1000 $400)
Daughter: __ ___ 1872 Cornelia B. LAWRENCE; Attala Co., Mississippi
Census: 6 Jun 1880 Beat No. 2, Twp 15, Attala Co., Mississippi (farmer)
Census: 22 Jun 1900 McCool, Attala Co., Mississippi (mechanic)
Census: 16 Apr 1910 McCool, Attala Co., Mississippi (town mayor)
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3/F Francis LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1844 Meriwether Co., Georgia
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4/M Henry W. C. LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1850 Meriwether Co., Georgia
Marriage: __ ___ 1876 Emma C. (--?--) (b. 1854, d. 1900-1910); Georgia
Son: __ Sep 1879 Claude LAWRENCE; Louisiana
Census: 1 Jun 1880 10th Ward, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana (retail merchant)
Daughter: __ Jul 1885 Sella LAWRENCE; Texas
Census: 2 Jul 1900 Justice Precinct 1, Cherokee Co., Texas (guard)
Census: 15 Apr 1910 East Texas Penitentiary, Rusk, Cherokee Co., Texas (widowed prison guard)
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5/M William Alexander LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1854 Meriwether Co., Georgia
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6/F Susan P. LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1857 Meriwether Co., Georgia



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