Lawrence, Maj. Jonathan

Lawrence, Maj. Jonathan

Male 1737 - 1812  (74 years)

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  • Name Lawrence, Jonathan 
    Title Maj. 
    Born 4 Oct 1737  Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Sep 1812  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Lawrence Cemetery, Astoria, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I7080  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2019 

    Father Lawrence, John,   b. 9 Sep 1693, Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1765  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Sackett, Patience,   b. 12 May 1701, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1772, Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 8 Dec 1720 
    Children 10 children 
     1. Lawrence, John,   b. 22 Sep 1721,   d. 5 Aug 1764, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     2. Lawrence, Joseph,   b. 31 Mar 1723,   d. 28 Jan 1793, Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Lawrence, Richard,   b. 2 Jun 1725,   d. 21 Nov 1781, Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     4. Lawrence, Nathaniel,   b. 13 Jul 1727,   d. 24 Oct 1761, St Eustatia, West Indies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     5. Lawrence, William,   b. 27 Jul 1729,   d. 13 Jan 1794  (Age 64 years)
    +6. Lawrence, Anna,   b. 20 Nov 1731,   d. 11 Apr 1798  (Age 66 years)
     7. Lawrence, Capt. Thomas,   b. 21 Nov 1733, Flushing, Long Island, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1817, Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     8. Lawrence, Samuel,   b. 27 Sep 1735,   d. 22 Aug 1810, Hell Gate, East River, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     9. Lawrence, Jonathan,   b. 4 Oct 1737, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1812, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     10. Lawrence, Col. Daniel,   b. 26 Nov 1739,   d. 17 Nov 1807, Lawrence's Point, , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     
    Family ID F2865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Fish, Judith,   b. 6 Oct 1749, Elmhurst, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1767, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1766 
    Children 
     1. Lawrence, Jonathan,   b. 20 Jun 1767,   d. 20 Jun 1850  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F2878  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Riker, Ruth,   b. 18 Nov 1756, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1818  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 7 May 1768 
    Children 
     1. Lawrence, Judith,   b. 27 Jun 1769,   d. 1827  (Age 57 years)
     2. Lawrence, Margaret,   b. 13 Jun 1771,   d. Unknown
     3. Lawrence, Samuel,   b. 23 May 1773,   d. 20 Oct 1837  (Age 64 years)
     4. Lawrence, Andrew B.,   b. 17 Jul 1775,   d. 18 Apr 1806  (Age 30 years)
     5. Lawrence, Richard M.,   b. 12 Jan 1778,   d. 4 Jul 1856  (Age 78 years)
     6. Lawrence, Abraham R.,   b. 18 Dec 1780,   d. Unknown
     7. Lawrence, Joseph,   b. 5 May 1783, Dutchess County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1817, Bloomingburg, Sullivan, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     8. Lawrence, John L.,   b. 2 Oct 1785,   d. Unknown
     9. Lawrence, William T.,   b. 7 May 1788,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F2871  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Oct 1737 - Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Lawrence, Joseph - 5 May 1783 - Dutchess County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Sep 1812 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Lawrence Cemetery, Astoria, Queens, New York City, Queens County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • of Newtown, Long Island, and New York City

      He was bred a merchant and on reaching his majority engaged in business in New York City. At the age of 34 he retired with a competence and purchased a residence at Hellgate, which had belonged to his great-grandfather, Maj. Thomas Lawrence. On the opening of the Revolution he espoused with much zeal the cause of his oppressed country. In 1775 he was appointed a member of the Provisional Convention which met at New York, and the next year he was again deputed to that body, and was afterwards elected to the convention which formed the first constitution of the State of New York. On the adoption of the constitution and organization of the State government in 1777, Mr. Lawrence was appointed one of the senators of the southern district, in which capacity he served during the remainder of the war, when not absent on special service. The various appointments and commissions executed by him during his connection with the Legislature were of the most valuable character. When peace was declared he returned to his native town much impoverished by the casualties of war. He again commenced business in New York and in a degree repaired his fortunes, and enjoyed the confidence and respect of his fellow citizens till the day of his death.

  • Sources 
    1. [S233] The Annals of Newtown in Queens County, New-York, Riker, James, (New York: D. Fanshaw, 1852).

    2. [S1209] Geneva Genealogical Society, 25 (Reliability: 3), 24 Jan 2016.
      ALEXANDER HAMILTON
      Born September 9, 1817 Elected November 27, 1911
      Elizabeth Smith Nicoll 1819-1873 --- Alexander Hamilton 1815-1907
      Louise Anne Ireland 1800-1845 --- Henry Woodhull Nicoll 1795-1844
      Judith Lawrence 1769-1827 --- John Ireland 1749-1836 [???]
      Jonathan Lawrence 1737-1812 --- Ruth Riker 1746-1818
      John Lawrence 1695-1765 --- Patience Sackett 1701-1772
      John Lawrence -1717 --- Deborah Woodhull 1659-1742
      Thomas Lawrence 1625-1703 --- Mary


      ALEXANDER HAMILTON, JR.
      Born June 25, 1886 Elected November 27, 1911 Resigned March 2, 1914
      Alexander Hamilton* 1847- --- Adele Watson Livermore 1849-1907
      Elizabeth Smith Nicoll 1819-1873 --- Alexander Hamilton 1815-1907
      Louise Anne Ireland 1800-1845 --- Henry Woodhull Nicoll 1795-1844
      Judith Lawrence 1769-1827 --- John Ireland 1749-1836 [???]
      Jonathan Lawrence 1737-1812 --- Ruth Riker 1746-1818
      John Lawrence 1695-1765 --- Patience Sackett 1701-1772
      John Lawrence -1717 --- Deborah Woodhull 1659-1742
      Thomas Lawrence 1625-1703 --- Mary

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 10 Feb 2019.
      Memorial ID 163615307
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/163615307

      MAJ Jonathan Lawrence
      Birth 4 Oct 1737
      Queens County, New York, USA
      Death 1 Sep 1812 (aged 74)
      New York, USA
      Burial
      Lawrence Cemetery
      Astoria, Queens County, New York, USA

      Merchant, Patriot, Statesman and Soldier of the American Revolutionary War.

      Cannot locate grave of first born son Jonathan, with wife Judith, who married Elizabeth Rogers. His remains were "removed from the city."

      Grandchildren through son Jonathan 1767-1850 are: Margaret Lawrence Slosson and probably these buried here: Jonathan Lawrence and Jane Lawrence

      Researched by Ted Smith


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