|Birth: ||Jun. 14, 1737|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 1804|
A son of Deacon Peleg and Ruth Lawrence. He married Abigail King daughter of Richard and Elizabeth King of Littleton, MA July 27, 1758 at Littleton, MA.
Sacred to the Memory of Capt. Asa Lawrence who died Jan. 16, 1804 age 67.
The Bronze Plaque Reads:
Captain Asa Lawrence
Capt. Company G, Groton Minute Men
April 19, 1775
Captain in Colonel William Prescott's
Regiment at Bunker Hill
Note: This gravestone is listed in "Epitaphs from the Old Burying Ground in Groton, Massachusetts" by Samuel A. Green M.D.
Read a Revolutionary War Historical Article regarding Captain Asa Lawrence by Donald Ross McDowell at:
His widow, Abigail King died June 1829 at Claremont, New Hampshire where she resided with her daughter Agigail, wife of Jacob Dimond. She is buried at Broad Street Cemetery (behind the library) at Claremont, NH.
Asa is a descendant of immigrant John Lawrence who came to Colonial America about 1630: (Asa, Peleg, Eleazer, Peleg, John).
Peleg Lawrence (1701 - 1757)
Abigail King Lawrence (1736 - 1830)
Rowland Lawrence (1763 - 1812)*
Ephraim Lawrence (1765 - 1847)*
Diadama Lawrence (1771 - 1778)*
Philomela Lawrence (1774 - 1775)*
Horatio Gates Lawrence (1778 - 1778)*
Ephraim Lawrence (____ - 1809)*
Asa Lawrence (1737 - 1804)
Sarah Lawrence (1739 - 1757)*
Old Burying Ground
Created by: Diana L. Brace
Record added: Jan 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24036576