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Will of Thomas Lawton of Cranfield, 1605

The Will of Thomas Lawton of Wharley End Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England In the name of God Amen. The Third daye of December in the yeare of our lord God 1605 & in the Third yeare of the raigne of our … Continue reading

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Will of William Lawton of Mosa, Ontario, Canada 1873

The Estate of William Lawton In Her Majestys Surrogate Court of the County of Middlesex. Be it known that on the Twenty Eighth day of June in the year of our Lord one Thousand eight hundred and seventy three the … Continue reading

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Letter from Henry Ware Lawton to George

March 1st, 1898 Los Angeles, Cal: Dear George, Yessir. They came from my ranch, (and I have 2000 cases just like them) and I plucked them with “my very own little hands”. also packed them, painted your name on the … Continue reading

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Letter written by Sanford Lawton

Longmeadow August 9, 1853 My Dear friend, Your kind letter of the 21st ult. came to hand soon after its date, the perusal of which afforded me a pleasure next to that of a personal interview. It served to call … Continue reading

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Letter from Abigail Lawton to her son Nathan Lawton

As in Nathan’s brother Joseph’s letter, his mother seems to say she cannot attend Nathan’s wife Esther’s funeral due to circumstances that are unmentioned. My Mothers Letter (1837) on the Death of my Wife Esther Nathan Lawton, Rome, Onieda Co, … Continue reading

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Letter from Joseph Warner Lawton to Nathan Lawton

Joseph Warner Lawton wrote this letter to his brother Nathan Lawton. Joseph married Catherine Jenis October 19, 1837, which dates this letter. Nathan’s wife Esther Wiggins Lawton died October 22, 1837. I do not know why Joseph felt he could … Continue reading

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Lawton-Behrman-Collins

Leo Lawton received a letter from Carol Van Cleef asking for any possible information on Peter S. Lawton of New Orleans in the late 1800s. Carol enclosed a photocopy of an old letter written by Peter. The original copy of … Continue reading

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Laura Belle Hobson Lawton

Grandma’s Story I was born in Orange County Indiana, September 16, 1871. Brother Harvey Hobson was 18 months older than me. His birthday was February 22, George Washington’s birthday. Harvey and I walked to school one and one half miles; … Continue reading

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The Lawtons of Summer Oaks

The Lawtons of Summer OaksStacey A. Church Gerald M. Church Alexander Benjamin Lawton was born September 23, 1809, in South Carolina. He was the fifth child of Benjamin Themistocles Dion Lawton and Jane Mosse, one of three Mosse sisters who … Continue reading

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Family Recollections

Family RecollectionsGrace Eveline Lawton 1871 – ? I have been told that the Lawtons came from England to Rhode Island settling in Portsmouth in 1638, which is two years after Roger Williams came to Providence, and a year before Newport … Continue reading

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