Mary McLennan, was born 19 Mar 1818 in North Carolina. She married John Allen Lawrence on 25 Nov 1835 in Chambers Co., Alabama.
They moved from Georgia to Clear Creek, Hot Springs, Arkansas. They were there in the 1850 census with their four children: Elvira Lawrence [she married Frank M. Reneau], John Wesley Lawrence [he married Mary Wilson Hill, nee Kuykendall], William Leonard Lawrence [he married Zelda Drury, and Rosa J. Allen], and James Hamilton Lawrence [he married Martha Ann Carr].
They moved to Bastrop Co., [Lee Co.] Texas, and lived in Williamson Co., Texas, in 1880.