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Benjamin Lawrence (1677)

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Benjamin Lawrence
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The birth of Benjamin Lawrence, the son of Benjamin, is recorded in the monthly meeting register of the Clifts Quaker Meeting on th 13th day of the 3rd month, 1677[1]

The marriage record of Benjamin also gives valuable clues to his parentage:

Benjamin Lawrence, son of Benjamin & Elizabeth Lawrence, of Anne Arundel County married 11th month 6th day 1701/2 at Thomas Tailor's Rachel Marriarte, daughter of Edward & Honer Marriarte of Anne Arundel County.[2]

The births of the six children of Benjamin and Rachel Lawrence are entered all together in the records of the West River Quaker church:

Elizabeth b. 8th day of 10th month 1702
Benjamin b. 27th of 11th month 1704
Sophia b. 2nd day of 4th month 1707
John b. 11th day of 9th month 1709
Levin b. 6th day of 1st month 1721
Margaret b. 17th day of 11th month 1726[3]


  1. Peden, Henry C. Quaker Records of Southern Maryland: Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Abstracts from the Minutes, 1658-1800. Westminster, Md.: Willow Bend, 2000.
  2. Wright, F. Edward. Anne Arundel County Church Records of the 17th and 18th Centuries. Westminster, Md.: Willow Bend, 2002.
  3. Wright, ibid

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