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

Johanna Lawson

Female Bef 1649 - Bef 1687  (< 38 years)


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  • Name Johanna Lawson 
    Born Bef 1649  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 9 Mar 1686/87  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I069774  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Father Rowland Lawson,   b. 1609, Brough Hall, Catterick, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 15 Nov 1660, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Lettice MNU Lawson,   b. 1626,   d. Aft 1689, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years) 
    Married Bef 1642  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lancelott Sockwell,   b. Bef 1644,   d. 8 Jul 1668, Lancaster County, Virginia - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years) 
    Married Abt 10 Mar 1664/65  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F32362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Fortunatus Sydnor,   b. Abt 1637, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 15 Mar 1683/84, Lancaster County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1671  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ruth Sydnor,   b. 11 Apr 1671, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1676, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 4 years)
     2. Fortunatus Sydnor,   b. 8 Nov 1673, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1723, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     3. Ruth Sydnor,   b. 24 Aug 1676, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1736, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years)
     4. Joan Sydnor,   b. 2 Aug 1678, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1717, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     5. William Sydnor,   b. 13 Nov 1680, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Anthony Sydnor,   b. 18 Jan 1682/83, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1759, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F20856  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 William Lawrence,   b. Bef 1649,   d. 11 Aug 1698, Lancaster County, Virginia - Admin Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1683  Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F32363  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://lawsondna.org/Media/virginiacounties/Lancaster.html

      Lancaster County, VA, Order Book 1, 1666-1680, page 73 - Court 8 July 1668. Joanna Sockwell ye widow of Lancelott Sockwell, deceased relinquishing her right of Administration to her said husband's estate upon her petition she is ordered her own wearing clothes and a bed bolster with blanket and rug of her said husband's belonging thereunto to be delivered her by ye Administrator to ye said estate als execution.
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      SIDNOR, Fortunatus. 12 Mar. 1683. Rec. 15 Mar. 1683.
      Inv. returned by Joanna Lawrence, relict. W.B. 2, p. 93.
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      1682-1686 Lancaster County Order Book 2; {Antient Press}: pg 118
      Lancaster county Court 9th of May 1683
      - Commission of Administration accordinge to Acte upon the Estate of Mr. FORTUNATUS SYDNOR (deced) is granted unto MRS. JOANIKES SYDNOR, the Widdowe and Relicte, she giveing security accordinge to Acte. Mr. JNO: PINCKARD, Mr. THOMAS BAKER, Mr. THOMAS LAWRENCE and URIAH ANGELL are ordered to apprize the saide Estate and to bee sworne by the next Justice. An Inventory thereof to bee exhibited to the next Court. Mr, ROWLAND LAWSON and Mr. JNO: DAVENPORTE Security
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      Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      SYDNOR, Fortunatus. Inv. 25 Sept. 1683. Rec. 15 Mar. 1683.
      Presented by Joanna Lawrence, relict. W.B. 5, p. 93.
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      LANCASTER COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS 1661-1666; Antient Press; Page 341
      Lancaster County Court 1st of May 1665
      - Upon the peticon of LANCELOTT SOCKWELL, who marryed one of the Orphts. of Mr. ROW: LAWSON (deced.), it is ordered by this Cort, that what Cattle & other Estate is due to the sde, SOCKWELL bee forthwth: delivered hym with : costs
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County Order Book; {Antient Press}: pg 72
      Lancaster County Court 8th of July 1668
      - JOANNE SOCKWELL, ye Widdow of LANCELOTT SOCKWELL (deced), relinquishing her right of Administracon to her sde. Husband"s Estate, upon her peticon, she is ordered her ovine weareing clothes & a bedd boulster wth: blankett & rugg, of her sde. Husbands belonginge thereunto to be delivered her by ye Administrator to ye sde, Estate
      - HUGH BRENT, appeareing greatest Credittor to ye Estate of LANCELOTTE SOCKWELL (deced), Administracon accordinge to Acte is granted to ye sde. BRENT, he giveing security accordinge to Acte, the Estate to bee solde at an Outcry by ye saide BRENT, An Invenrie and acct. thereof to bee exhibited to ye next Cort.
      - It appearing to this Cort. that LANCELOTT SOCKWELL (deced) stands indebted unto ROBT: GRIGGS for two tonne of tight caske. It is ordered that ye same bee paide out of ye SOCKWELL, his Estate, wth: costs
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      1687-1691 Lancaster County Order Book 3: pg 152
      Lancaster county Court 11th of February 1690/1691
      - An Accon being commenced at this Court by Mr. WILLIAM BRUCE against
      Mr. ROWLAND LAWSON for the cure of JOHANNA, the Daughter of the saide LAWSON, for a pishing and malignant distemper, the saide LAWSON owneing in Court that hee was to have fifteene hundred pounds of tobacco for the cure of the same, but woulde not acknowledge his Daughter to bee cured, neither woulde denye that she was not, It is ordered that Mr. JERIMIAH PACKQUETf of this County and Mr. JAMES JAMES with his owne consent doe before the next Courte held for this County repaire to the saide LAWSONs House and veiw the saide Childe and make reporte to the saide Court whether she bee cured or noe., and till then the saide suite stands referred

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