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Lucy Talbot (Lawrence) Belt (abt. 1685 - 1727)

Lucy Talbot Belt formerly Lawrence
Born about in West River, Anne Arundel, Maryland, British Colonial Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 10 Feb 1700 in Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel, Marylandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 42 in Anne Arundel, Prince George's, Maryland, British Colonial Americamap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jul 2009
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If she is the daughter of Benjamin & Elizabeth (Talbott) Lawrence she would have to be the unborn child mentioned in the will of her father. No birth record has been found.


10 Feb 1701/02 West River & Cliff's Meeting House, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland[1]

John Belt and Lucy Lawrence married 10 Feb 1701/02 at a Quaker meeting, conivingly... "which sd. Lucy Lawrence was then and now at the time of this registring is the betrothed wife of Jospeh Tilly... which accon is contra'ry to the law of God and man."[2] This is interesting in that they had declared their intention to marry the first time at a monthly meeting at William Richardson's house on 3 Jan 1701/02; and the second time at the Monthly Meeting at Ciffs on 30 Jan 1701/02, at which time they were cleared to proceed.

Children of Lucy and John:[3]

  1. John Belt Jr.
  2. Leonard Belt, d. Sep 1793.
  3. Higginson Belt
  4. Joseph Belt
  5. Sarah Belt
  6. Lucy Belt
  7. Elizabeth Belt

On 12 Feb 1721, John and Lucy sold 400 acres (of 800) of "Belt's Hills."

Lucy date of death is uncurrently unknown.


  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. "Maryland, U.S., Compiled Marriage Index, 1634-1777" [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Barnes, Robert, compiler. Maryland Marriages, 1634–1777. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1975.
  3. Shirk, Ida Morrison (Murphy). Descendants of Richard and Elizabeth (Ewen) Talbott of Poplar Knowle, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Clearfield. p. 30.
  • From index of Maryland provincial land records: PEDDICART, WILLIAM to PHILIP HAMMOND. Lib. E.I. No. 3 (1727), Deed, p. 454.

Where the Record Is Found (Citation) All Hallows Parish Register, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland, p. 21, Image 33/227 at: [1]


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Lawrence-1683 and Lawrence-8 appear to represent the same person because: These are the same person. She was married to John Jr. not John III.
posted by Lisa (Kelsey) Murphy
McKinsey-94 and Lawrence-1683 do not represent the same person because: McKinsey is his wife. Lawrence is his mother.
posted by Lisa (Kelsey) Murphy
Lawrence-1684 and Lawrence-8 appear to represent the same person because: Same husband and dates
posted by Dave McDougle
Lawrence-1898 and Lawrence-8 appear to represent the same person because: Same husband; same marriage day & month (year needs resolving).
posted by Sharon Casteel

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