Family:Lawrence, Jeremiah (c1707-?)

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Jeremiah Lawrence (Daniel, Ruth3 Whitney, John2, John1), son of Daniel and Sarah (-----) Lawrence, was born circa 1707, Groton, MA.

He married firstly, 23 Jun 1772, Canaan, CT, Olive Wheeler, daughter of Ephraim and Elizabeth (Spaulding) Wheeler. She was born 13 Jan 1708/9, Plainfield, CT, and died 17 Apr 1772, Canaan, CT.

He married secondly, 23 Jun 1772, Canaan, CT, Betsey Smith, parentage, birth, and death unknown.

He married thirdly, 6 Jul 1773, Canaan, CT, Elizabeth (Clarke) Higby, daughter of Cheney and Elizabeth (Hall) Clarke. She was born 8 Aug 1735, Middletown, CT. She had married firstly, 11 Nov 1756, Middletown, CT, Isaac Higby.

Children of Jeremiah and Olive (Wheeler) Lawrence, all born Plainfield, CT:

i. Nehemiah Lawrence, b. 18 Mar 1730; d. 1800; m.(1) 28 Nov 1749, Plainfield, CT, Sarah Boardman; m.(2) 12 Apr 1753, Canaan, CT, Elizabeth Roberts.
ii. Jonathan Lawrence, b. 7 Oct 1732; m. 24 Jun 1756, Betsy Green.
iIi. David Lawrence, b. 7 Oct 1732; m. 16 Sep 1756, Sarah Tubbs.

Child of Jeremiah and Betsey (Smith) Lawrence:

i. Jabez Lawrence, b. 24 Mar 1772, Canaan, CT.

Children of Jeremiah and Elizabeth (Clarke) Lawrence:

i. William Lawrence, b. 19 Oct 1774, Plainfield, CT; m. 7 Oct 1801, Canaan, CT, Lotte Rood.
ii. Patience Lawrence, b. 3 Dec 1776, Canaan, CT.


  • 1790, Elizabeth not found.



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