John Lawrence Family of co. Kent, England and USA



John LAWRENCE * Ancestor of Y-DNA Project participant #50199
Birth: __ ___ 1778 England
Emigration: __ ___ 1836 co. Kent, England to USA
Census: 1 Jun 1840 Buffalo Grove Precinct, Ogle Co., Illinois
(1 male 0-5, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 60-69, 1 female 0-5, 2 females 5-10,1 female 10-15, 1 female 30-39)
Census: 1 Jun 1850 with son John; Buffalo Twp, Ogle Co., Illinois
Death: 14 Jun 1857 Ogle Co., Illinois
Parents: unknown
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Marriage: 4 Nov 1800 Tonbridge, co. Kent, England
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Spouse: Susannah CROOKSFORD
Birth: 12 Dec 1779 Yalding, co. Kent, England
Death: __ ___ 1836 at sea enroute to USA
Father: Arthur CROOKSFORD (bap. 27 Dec 1741, d. 8 Jun 1782)
Mother: Susannah PETTIT (b. circa 1750, )
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Thirteen Known Children
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1/M John LAWRENCE
Birth: 11 Mar 1801 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Baptism: 12 Apr 1801 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Census: 1 Jun 1850 Buffalo Twp, Ogle Co., Illinois (farmer $3000)
Census: 26 Jun 1860 Buffalo Twp, Ogle Co., Illinois (farmer $1600 $1400)
Census: 14 Jul 1870 Eagle Point Twp, Ogle Co., Illinois (farmer $15675 $2904)
Census: 14 Jun 1880 Eagle Point Twp, Ogle Co., Illinois (farmer)
Death: 31 Oct 1886 Ogle Co., Illinois
Burial: __ Nov 1886 Fairmount Cemetery, Polo Twp, Ogle Co., Illinois 2/M Arthur LAWRENCE **
Birth: __ ___ 1802 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Baptism: 7 Nov 1802 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Census: 7 Jun 1841 Tudeley, co. Kent, England (thatcher)
Census: 30 Mar 1851 Tudeley, co. Kent, England (thatcher)
Census: 2 Apr 1871 Wadhurst, co. Sussex, England (widowed agricultural worker)
Death: 9 Feb 1875 Union Workhouse, Ticehurst, co. Sussex, England
Burial: 13 Feb 1875 Capel Church, Capel, co. Kent, England
3/F Anne LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1804 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Baptism: 17 Jun 1804 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Marriage: circa ___ 1828 James JORDAN (b. 3 Jul 1803, d. 18 Jan 1902), s/o James JORDAN; co. Kent, England
Census: 30 Mar 1851 1 Ebenezer Place, Dartford, co. Kent, England (James paper maker)
Census: 7 Apr 1861 Lowfield Street, Dartford, co. Kent, England (James paper maker)
Census: 2 Apr 1871 1 Hoaths Cottages, Tonbridge, co. Kent, England (James paper maker)
Census: 3 Apr 1881 7 Havelock Road, Tonbridge, co. Kent, England (James retired paper maker)
Death: 28 Feb 1884 Ebenezer Cottage, Tonbridge, co. Kent, England
Burial: __ Mar 1884 Tonbridge Cemetery, Tonbridge, co. Kent, England

4/F Mary LAWRENCE
Birth: 16 Nov 1805 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Baptism: 27 Dec 1805 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Marriage: 21 Aug 1831 John STAPLEY (b. 4 Nov 1806, d. 18 Oct 1872), s/o James STAPLEY; Pembury, co. Kent, England
Son: 15 Oct 1831 Daniel William STAPLEY; Pembury, co. Kent, England
Son: 19 Dec 1834 John STAPLEY; Pembury, co. Kent, England
Daughter: 13 Dec 1835 Mary STAPLEY; Pembury, co. Kent, England
Son: 5 Mar 1837 James Lawrence STAPLEY; Pembury, co. Kent, England
Son: 25 Aug 1839 Alfred STAPLEY; Pembury, co. Kent, England
Son: 2 Jan 1842 Frederick STAPLEY; Frant, co. Sussex, England
Son: 10 Mar 1844 Thomas Robert STAPLEY; Frant, co. Sussex, England
Son: 19 Apr 1845 Henry STAPLEY; Frant, co. Sussex, England
Son: __ ___ 1846 Philip STAPLEY; Frant, co. Sussex, England
Daughter: 27 Sep 1847 Roxanna STAPLEY; Frant, co. Sussex, England
Daughter: 15 Dec 1848 Susannah STAPLEY; Frant, co. Sussex, England
Census: 30 Mar 1851 Pirocks Farm, Frant, co. Sussex, England (John farm labourer)
Census: 27 Jun 1860 Lima, Carroll Co., Illinois (John farmer $1770 $500)
Census: 12 Jul 1870 Elkham Grove Twp, Carroll Co., Illinois (John farmer $3500 $1140)
Census: 16 Jun 1880 with son Henry; Elkham Grove Twp, Carroll Co., Illinois (widow)
Death: 31 Dec 1894 Belmond, Wright Co., Iowa
Burial: __ Jan 1895 Fairmount Cemetery, Polo Twp, Ogle Co., Illinois

5/M George LAWRENCE
Birth: 19 Jul 1807 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Baptism: 2 Aug 1807 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Census: 1 Jun 1840 Lake Co., Illinois (1 male 20-29, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 0-5, 1 female 30-39)
Census: 1 Jun 1850 Libertyville, Lake Co., Illinois (farmer $450)
Census: 1 Jun 1860 Libertyville, Lake Co., Illinois (farmer $4800 $2000)
Census: 3 Jun 1870 Libertyville, Lake Co., Illinois (farmer $7500 $2750)
Death: 8 Oct 1878 Libertyville, Lake Co., Illinois
Burial: __ Oct 1878 Lakeside Cemetery, Libertyville, Lake Co., Illinois
6/F Susannah LAWRENCE
Birth: __ Feb 1809 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Baptism: 26 Feb 1809 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Burial: 14 May 1809 co. Kent, England

7/F Jane LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1811 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Marriage: 13 Oct 1833 Reuben HILDER (b. 1812, d. 1879); All Saints Church, Maidstone, co. Kent, England
Son: 22 Dec 1833 John HILDER; Hadlow, co. Kent, England
Son: __ ___ 1837 George HILDER; Hadlow, co. Kent, England
Son: 14 Oct 1838 Arthur Thomas HILDER; Hadlow, co. Kent, England
Son: 5 Sep 1841 James Robert Lawrence HILDER; Hadlow, co. Kent, England
Daughter: 6 May 1844 Annie HILDER; Tonbridge, co. Kent, England
Census: 30 Mar 1851 Tonbridge, co. Kent, England (Reuben gardener)
Daughter: __ ___ 1851 Rhoda HILDER; Tonbridge, co. Kent, England
Census: 2 Apr 1871 Tonbridge, co. Kent, England (Reuben gardener)
Census: 3 Apr 1881 70 Priory Street, Tonbridge, co. Kent, England (widowed monthly nurse)
Death: 7 Jan 1886 Barden Road, Tonbridge, co. Kent, England

8/F Susan LAWRENCE
Birth: 15 Apr 1812 Pembury, co. Kent, England
Marriage: 22 Feb 1835 Alfred CHEESMAN (b. 18 May 1812, d. 26 Dec 1894), s/o Charles CHEESMAN; Pembury, co. Kent, England
Daughter: 28 May 1835 Rhoda CHEESMAN; Pembury, co. Kent, England
Son: 17 Jul 1837 Charles P. CHEESMAN; near Toronto, Canada
Son: 10 Nov 1839 Robert D. CHEESMAN; Forreston, Ogle Co., Illinois
Daughter: 1 Dec 1841 Elizabeth A. CHEESMAN; Chambers Grove, Carroll Co., Illinois
Daughter: 20 Feb 1844 Mary CHEESMAN; Chambers Grove, Carroll Co., Illinois
Daughter: __ ___ 1845 Rachel CHEESMAN; Carroll Co., Illinois
Daughter: __ ___ 1847 Iantha CHEESMAN; Carroll Co., Illinois
Son: __ ___ 1847 Jonathan CHEESMAN; Carroll Co., Illinois
Daughter: __ ___ 1849 Nancy Jane CHEESMAN; Carroll Co., Illinois
Census: 9 Sep 1850 Lima, Carroll Co., Illinois (Alfred farmer $2000)
Daughter: __ ___ 1852 Amy CHEESMAN; Carroll Co., Illinois
Death: 2 Feb 1854 Carroll Co., Illinois
Burial: __ Feb 1854 Evangelical Cemetery, Brookville Twp, Ogle Co., Illinois

9/M Stephen LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1815 Tudeley, co. Kent, England
Marriage: 26 Nov 1837 Hannah HUMPHREY (b. 1814, d. 6 Mar 1885), d/o Thomas HUMPHREY; Hadlow, co. Kent, England
Census: 30 Mar 1851 Bowner Mill, Tonbridge, co. Kent, England (agricultural labourer)
Census: 7 Apr 1861 2 St Stephen Street, Tonbridge, co. Kent, England (thatcher & hay binder)
Census: 2 Apr 1871 St Stephen Street, Tonbridge, co. Kent, England (thatcher & hay binder)
Census: 3 Apr 1881 53 St Stephen Street, Tonbridge, co. Kent, England (general labourer)
Death: 24 Mar 1898 Union Workhouse, Tonbridge, co. Kent, England
Probate: 4 May 1898 London, England (Effects 16 to Joseph Read, telegraph clerk)

10/F Hannah LAWRENCE
Birth: 3 Feb 1817 Tudeley, co. Kent, England
Burial: 15 Jan 1832 Pembury, co. Kent, England

11/F Sarah LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1819 Tudeley, co. Kent, England
Baptism: 28 Jun 1819 Tudeley, co. Kent, England
Marriage: 4 Mar 1841 David Alexander SACKETT (b. 6 Mar 1821, d. 1 Jun 1895), s/o Samuel S. SACKETT; her father's residence, Ogle Co., Illinois
Son: 22 Nov 1841 Samuel Arthur SACKETT; Rock Island, Rock Island Co., Illinois
Daughter: 6 Dec 1843 Rosetta Elvira SACKETT; Galena, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois
Daughter: 25 Aug 1845 Henrietta Ella SACKETT; Chambers Grove, Ogle Co., Illinois
Census: 30 Oct 1850 Elizabeth Precinct, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois (David a potter)
Daughter: 13 Dec 1850 Marietta Emma SACKETT; Terrapin Ridge, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois
Daughter: 1 Jun 1854 Lydia Lucetta SACKETT; Beaver Creek, Benton Co., Oregon Territory
Daughter: 27 Sep 1857 Sarah Annetta SACKETT; Petaluma, Sonoma Co., California
Death: 6 May 1859 Petaluma, Sonoma Co., California

12/F Sophia LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1821 Tudeley, co. Kent, England
Baptism: 5 Aug 1821 Tudeley, co. Kent, England
Burial: 2 Jan 1822 Tudeley, co. Kent, England

13/F Frances LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1822 co. Kent, England
Baptism: 28 Jul 1822 Yalding, co. Kent, England




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