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Eaton Lawrence
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Birth: unknown
Death: Mar. 22, 1890

Aged 77y; born in Tennessee

E. Lawrence died yesterday of bronchitis, at the residence of his son-in-law, John Dick, No. 615 Eastman avenue, aged 77 years. He was born in Tennessee and had been a resident of this state for thirty years. IL State Register, Springfield, IL 3-23-1890

The funeral of E. Lawrence was held at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. John Dick, 615 Eastman avenue, North Springfield, yesterday afternoon, and the interment was made at Oak Ridge Cemetery, the pallbearers being John Fortune, P. E. Taintor, Patrick Sullivan, William Converse, Thomas Gilmore and E. S. Gard. Mr. Lawrence was born in Robertson county, Tenn., and came here in 1846. He moved to Southwest Missouri just before the war, was ruined there and compelled to return in about two years to this State. He had five sons in the Union army and lost two of them in the service. He was a farmer and conducted a farm until he became blind, about eight years ago. Since then he has made his home with the daughter from whose house he was buried.

He leaves four sons and four daughters, Andrew J. and Jesse of Christian county, Thomas of Montgomery county, William of Washington, and Mrs. George Wheeler of Decatur, Mrs. John Dick and Misses Rose and Susan Lawrence of this city. IL State Journal, Springfield, IL 3-25-1890 
 
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 Children:
  Mary J Lawrence Dick (1846 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 14, 58
 
Maintained by: BjJ
Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Feb 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24493176
Eaton Lawrence
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