Thomas Lawrence Family of Virginia, North Carolina & Beyond



Subject: Thomas LAWRENCE *Ancestor of Y-DNA Project participant #176001
Birth: circa 1730 Old Rappahannock (now Richmond Co.), Virginia
Census: 4 Aug 1790 Wilkes Co., North Carolina (1 male <16, 2 males >16, 2 females)
Death: circa 1795 Wilkes Co., North Carolina
Father: Tobias PHILLIPS (b. 12 Jan 1687, d. 1 Nov 1739)
Mother: Margaret Peggy LAWRENCE (b. 10 Apr 1709, d. circa 1738)
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Marriage: about 1754 Richmond Co., Virginia
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Spouse: Lucy WOMACK
Birth: __ ___ 1733 Henrico Co., Virginia
Death: 25 Oct 1826 Big Springs Farm, McMinn Co., Tennessee
Father: Henry WOMACK (b. 1709, d. 1789)
Mother: Martha PUCKETT
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Known Children
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1/M William LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1755 Richmond Co., Virginia
Census: 7 Aug 1820 Henry Co., Virginia
            (1 male 0-16, 1 male 18-26, 1 male 26-45, 1 male 45+, 2 females 16-26, 1 female 45+)
Death: __ ___ 1826 McMinn Co., Tennessee __________________________________________________________________________

2/M Jesse LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1757 Richmond Co., Virginia
Marriage: 8 May 1785 Sally SHELTON; Wilkes Co., North Carolina
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3/M Peter LAWRENCE ?
Birth: 9 Jan 1759 Richmond Co., Virginia
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4/M John LAWRENCE
Birth: 4 Jan 1760 Richmond Co., Virginia
Death: 29 Jan 1841 Gwinnett Co., Georgia
Burial: Primitive First Baptist Church Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Georgia __________________________________________________________________________

5/M Thomas LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1762 Richmond Co., Virginia
Death: __ ___ 1832 Wilkes Co., North Carolina
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6/M James LAWRENCE *Ancestor of Y-DNA Project participant #176001
Birth: __ ___ 1766 Pittsylvania Co., Virginia
Census: 4 Aug 1790 Wilkes Co., North Carolina (1 male < 16, 1 male > 16, 1 female)
Probate: 6 Mar 1818 Jefferson Co., Tennessee __________________________________________________________________________

7/F Mary (Polly) LAWRENCE
Birth: __ ___ 1767 Pittsylvania Co., Virginia
Death: 24 May 1857 Adair Co., Missouri
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8/M Henry LAWRENCE
Birth: 12 Jun 1771 Pittsylvania Co., Virginia
Census: 6 Aug 1810 Wilkesborough, Wilkes Co., North Carolina
            (1 male 0-10, 2 males 10-16, 1 male 16-26, 1 male 26-45, 2 females 0-10, 1 female 10-16, 1 female 26-45)
Census: 7 Aug 1820 Wilkes Co., North Carolina
            (2 males 0-10, 2 males 18-26, 1 male 45+, 2 females 10-16, 1 female 16-26, 1 female 26-45)
Census: 1 Jun 1840 Chattooga Co., Georgia
            (1 male 5-10, 2 males 20-29, 1 male 60-69, 1 female 0-5, 2 females 10-15, 2 females 15-20, 1 female 30-39)
Census: 1 Jun 1850 Chattooga Co., Georgia (farmer living alone next to daughter Lucy $4000)
Death: 8 Apr 1855 Dirt Town Valley, Chattooga Co., Georgia __________________________________________________________________________

9/F Lucy LAWRENCE
Birth: 30 May 1773 Pittsylvania Co., Virginia
Marriage: circa 1798 Charles CATE (b. 26 Dec 1776, d. 24 Jul 1824); Wilkes Co., North Carolina
Daughter: 13 Dec 1799 Sarah CATE; Wilkes Co., North Carolina. Son: 23 Jan 1801 Elijah Lige CATE; Jefferson Co., Tennessee
Daughter: 1 May 1802 Martha CATE; Jefferson Co., Tennessee
Daughter: 11 Nov 1803 Lucy Gail CATE; Jefferson Co., Tennessee
Son: 2 Nov 1805 Amos CATE; Jefferson Co., Tennessee
Son: 16 May 1807 James L. CATE; Jefferson Co., Tennessee
Son: 27 Aug 1809 Thomas Jefferson CATE; Jefferson Co., Tennessee
Daughter: 8 Sep 1811 Rachel CATE; Jefferson Co., Tennessee
Son: 31 Mar 1814 William Wiley CATE; Jefferson Co., Tennessee
Daughter: 28 Apr 1817 Magdalana CATE; Jefferson Co., Tennessee
Death: 10 Dec 1859 Niota, McMinn Co., Tennessee



For this family line which deals specifically with the parent of Thomas Lawrence who married Lucy Womack, as well as the descendants of Thomas. See the excellent work done by Ran Marchmont

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