Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Rachel Lawrence

Female 1739 - 1808  (69 years)


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  • Name Rachel Lawrence 
    Born 3 May 1739  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Aug 1808  Woodford County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003654  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2018 

    Father Levin Lawrence,   b. 6 Apr 1711, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1756, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Susannah Dorsey,   b. 12 Dec 1717, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1769, Dorsey's Grove, Anne Arundel, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 1733  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02862  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Philemon Dorsey,   b. 20 Jan 1714/15, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1772, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1759  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joshua Dorsey,   b. 30 Jan 1762, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Henrietta Dorsey,   b. 20 Feb 1766, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ariana Maria Dorsey,   b. 24 Mar 1769, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F01187  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nathaniel Harris,   b. 31 Jul 1742, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1800, Woodford County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1775  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harriet Harris,   b. 5 Nov 1775, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 'Peace and Plenty', Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Cordelia Harris,   b. 10 Apr 1778, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1850, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F02861  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • children of Rachel Lawrence and Nathan Harris are:

      i. Harriet Harris was born 5 NOV 1775. She married Basil Dorsey 1 AUG 1792 in Frederick County, Maryland, son of Basil Dorsey and Hannah Crockett. He was born 14 FEB 1768, and died 4 APR 1823 in Frederick County, Maryland.
      ii. Cordelia Harris was born 10 APR 1778, and died 27 OCT 1850 in Frederick County, Maryland. She married Beall Owings 16 DEC 1795 in Frederick County, Maryland, son of Richard Owings and Ruth Warfield. He was born 3 APR 1775, and died 8 SEP 1802 in Frederick County, Maryland. She married Thomas Beale Owings , Dr. 15 NOV 1806 in Frederick, son of Thomas Owings and Ruth Lawrence. He was born 26 MAY 1767 in Baltimore County, Maryland, and died 12 OCT 1835.


      Children of Rachel Lawrence and Philemon Dorsey are:

      i. Joshua Dorsey was born 30 JAN 1762 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, and died in Frederick County, Maryland. He married Janet Kennedy 15 APR 1795 in Frederick County, Maryland. She was born ABT 1766.
      ii. Henrietta Dorsey was born 20 FEB 1766. She married William Hobbs 13 DEC 1786 in Frederick County, MD. He was born 1746, and died 1829.
      iii. Ariana Dorsey was born 24 MAR 1769, and died 21 AUG 1807. She married Samuel Owings 15 MAY 1788 in Baltimore , MD, son of Thomas Owings and Ruth Lawrence. He was born 12 JUN 1763 in Baltimore County, Maryland, and died 17 SEP 1833 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.
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      LAWRENCE, LEAVEN, Anne Arundel Co. 27 Feb, 1756; 9 Nov, 1756
      Wife: Susannah.
      Children: Benjamin, John, Leaven, Jr., Rachel, Ruth, Betsy, Peggey, Lawrence, and an unborn child mentioned.
      Tracts: "Poplar Spring Garden,' "Poplar Spring Branch."
      Extx: Susannah Lawrence.
      Wit: Henry Howard, Vachel Dorsey, John Dorsey, son of John. 30. 287