Bennett Silas Lawrence

M, #1676, b. 7 August 1827, d. 20 December 1861
Relationship3rd great-grandfather of Kellie Sue Thompson
ChartsBennett Silas Lawrence Descendants
     Bennett Silas Lawrence was born on 7 August 1827 at Lawrenceville, Gwinnett, Georgia. He married Sarah Elizabeth Baker, daughter of Littleton Baker and Martha Adeline Morgan, on 21 December 1848 at Chattooga, Georgia.
Georgia Marriages to 1850
about Sarah E. Baker Name: Sarah E. Baker
Spouse: Bennett S. Lawrence
Marriage Date: 21 Dec 1848
Marriage County: Chattooga
Marriage State: Georgia

Source Information:

Dodd, Jordan. Georgia Marriages to 1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997.
Original data: Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Georgia.

Description:
This database contains marriage information from selected areas of the State of Georgia, USA, up to 1850. Each entry includes groom, bride, marriage date, county, and state.
Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967 for Sarah E Baker
Groom's Name: Bennett S Lawrence
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Bride's Name: Sarah E Baker
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Marriage Date: 21 Dec 1848
Marriage Place: Chatto, Chattooga, Georgia
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M71245-1
System Origin: Georgia-EASy
Source Film Number: 337200
Reference Number: 121
Name
Bennett L Lawrence
Gender
Male
Marriage Date
21 Dec 1848
Marriage Place
Chattooga, Georgia, USA
Spouse
Sarah E Baker
Spouse Gender
Female
Members in Household
Sarah E Baker
Collection Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978
Name
Bennett L Lawrence
Gender
Male
Marriage Date
21 Dec 1848
Marriage Place
Chattooga, Georgia, USA
Spouse
Sarah E Baker
Spouse Gender
Female
Members in Household
Sarah E Baker
Collection Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978
SOURCE
Collection Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978
Source Ancesrty.com. Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Description This database contains marriages records from 45 Georgia counties. The list of included counties is available in the browse menu. Marriage records were kept on a county level and required by law to be recorded beginning in 1805 (though compliance was not always the order of the day).
Bennett Silas Lawrence died on 20 December 1861 at Norfolk, Baxter, Arkansas, at age 34. He was buried in December 1861 at Freeman Cemetery, Baxter Flats, Stone, Arkansas.

Other Events

     His son Virgil Lawrence was born in 1851 at Georgia. His son George Lawrence was born in 1852 at Georgia. His son James Lawrence was born in 1853 at Arkansas. His daughter Martha Lawrence was born in 1856 at Arkansas. His son Asa Bennett Lawrence was born in 1858 at Arkansas. His daughter Mary J Lawrence was born in February 1860 at Arkansas.
Bennett Silas Lawrence and Sarah Elizabeth Baker appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Big Flat, Searcy, Arkansas, enumerated 14 June 1860, Bennett is a farmer with real estate valued at 600 and a personal estate valued at 600.. Their children Asa Bennett, Virgil, George, James, Martha and Mary J were listed as living with them.
1860 United States Federal Census
about Bennet Lawrence Name: Bennet Lawrence
Age in 1860: 30
Birth Year: abt 1830
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1860: Big Flat, Searcy, Arkansas
Gender: Male
Post Office: Big Flat
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Bennet Lawrence 30
Sarah Lawrence 25
Virgil Lawrence 9
George Lawrence 8
James Lawrence 7
Martha Lawrence 4
Asa Lawrence 2
Mary Lawrence 4/12

Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Big Flat, Searcy, Arkansas; Roll M653_50; Page: 844; Image: 298; Family History Library Film: 803050.

Source Information:
Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
Bennett Silas Lawrence was a witness to The Family History of Littleton Baker appeared in the Baxter Bulleton, Mountain Home, Arkansas. with Littleton Baker on 17 February 1996.

Family

Sarah Elizabeth Baker b. 22 Jul 1832, d. 24 May 1908
Children