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Julia Montaudevert Lawrence
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1788
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1865
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA

Julia was the daughter of James and Sarah Montaudevert, and the widow of Captain James Lawrence, a hero of the War of 1812 who uttered the words, "Don't give up the ship", which became a rallying cry for the U.S. Navy. James died in battle in June 1813, and Julia gave birth to their son, James Montaudevert Lawrence, just a month later. James died when he was just over a year old, leaving Julia to raise her daughter, Mary Neill Lawrence alone. Mary married William Preston Griffin, also a Navy man, but died in childbirth in 1843. Julia then raised her granddaughter Mary Lawrence Griffin, dying when Mary was 22 years old and newly married to William Redmond, Jr. Julia never remarried, remaining true to the memory of Capt. Lawrence all her life. She lived in Newport, Rhode Island in the last years of her life, sharing her home with her sister Mary Cox and her mother, Sarah Montaudevert.

James and Julia Lawrence are my fourth great grandparents (Kathleen). 
Family links: 
  Sarah Wilson Montaudevert (1757 - 1851)
  James Lawrence (1781 - 1813)
  Mary Neill Lawrence Griffin (1810 - 1843)*
  James Montaudevert Lawrence (1813 - 1814)*
  Marie Ripaud De Montaudevert Cox (1785 - 1869)*
  Julia Montaudevert Lawrence (1788 - 1865)
*Calculated relationship
Trinity Churchyard
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Maintained by: Kathleen
Originally Created by: Dan Silva
Record added: Sep 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11694889
Julia <i>Montaudevert</i> Lawrence
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May she rest in peace with her husband Cpt. James Larwance. Bless and keep them.
- Richard Wahl
 Added: Apr. 25, 2016

- R I P
 Added: Oct. 1, 2013

- Tom Cummings
 Added: Jan. 11, 2013
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