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b: bfr. 1680 ?
d: 1754 Brunswick Co.VA
m:1st aft:1690
m:2nd August 22,1699 Richmond, Rappanock Co. VA
Wife: 1st Mary Graham ? (still need more info here. so many Wm.s)
Wife: 2nd Isabell Kennedy
fa: John Kennedy

CHILDREN:

Bartholomue (see Index)

John b: 1740 Halifax Co VA d: March 19,1813 m: Mary Margaret Pricilla Bryant d: July 10,1740 3 children so far. Moses Amos (m:Eliz. Bradley), Jursa (m:Silliam Hooker), John (m: Eliz. Miller)

Jonas b:1754 d: February 13,1816 (will) m: Milly

William jr. b: 1718 Halifax Co.VA d:1800 Hancock Co.GA

David b: abt.1720 m: Elizabeth Jeffers (& or Ann Harvey ) m: October 25,1797 Greene Co.GA

Moses

Ruben b: 1758 d: October 24,1833 Drew pension in Monroe Co.TN from 1812 war.

** not sure.

**Ann b: 1714 Halifax Co.VA m: David John Sheerland

**Mary b: 1716 Halifax Co VA m: Alexander Irvin

**Francis b: 1708 d: July 1755 m:2nd Isabell Boyd

**Elizabeth b: 1750 Halifax Co VA

**Margaret b: 1712 Halifax Co VA d: 1757 m: John Boyd

**Thomas b: 1744 Halifax Co.VA

(note ** are all listed on LDS site as children of William & Isabell)

RECORDS:

The Falling River Lawson's
This Infomation found in Rogersville Tenn.
William Lawson obtained a patent 20 August 1745 for 143 acres of land in the County of Brunswick, Virginia on the North side of Falling River (Virginia Patents Bk 23, pp. 1120-1122). There has been found a Marriage record of a William Lawson and Isabell Kenny for 22 August 1699 in Richmond County, Virginia. She was the daughter of John Kenny, deceased (D.R. #1 page 53, Also "Swinney" page 51 Wills of Rappanhannock County, Virginia - 1646-1692 page 51-" Will of Kenny 17 January 1676)

Att; at court held for Richmond County this 3rd day of february 1719 Att: the Motion of Gabriel Packett this Lease from William Lawson to him is ordered to be recorded. TEST M BECKWITH CO. CLERK

William Lawson, had a patent for 143 acres on land on the north side of Falling River in Brunswick County, Virginia. In 1754 John, Jonas and Barclay Lawson sold this land, stating that it had belonged to their father, William Lawson.

DEED BOOK 7 Page 469-470 Lease to Gabriol Picket from William Lawson
This Indenture made this second day of July 2 1719 between William Lawson of King and Queen County on the one part and Gabriel Pucket of Richmand County on the other part. Witnessesth that the said William Lawson for the rent and Convenent hereafter mentioned shall and hereby doth. let and to formally set unto the said Gabriel his plantation said William Lawson by his farther Joshua Lawson to have and to hold. To the said Gabriel for and ordering the term of his and his wife Elizebath now living their lives. Pay one year corn as rent if Demanded. He the said Gabriel keeping the house and lands hereon with the orchards in good repair and paying anually on the fifth of november the rent of november of the same Co. lawfully demands and the said Gabriel doth for himself and his heirs convenent to pay the said rent and keep all in repair as above and at the 1st end of 4th term surrender the same to the said William or his order. Witness where of the parties above have interinto agreably put their hands and seal this day and year above written. William Lawson His "SEAL"