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Capt Asa Lawrence
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Birth: Jun. 14, 1737
Groton
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 1804
Groton
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

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.

Tombstone:
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:
http://www.revolutionarywararchives.org/lawrence.html

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.

HIS DESCENDANCY

Asa is a descendant of immigrant John Lawrence who came to Colonial America about 1630: (Asa, Peleg, Eleazer, Peleg, John).
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peleg Lawrence (1701 - 1757)
 
 Spouse:
  Abigail King Lawrence (1736 - 1830)
 
 Children:
  Rowland Lawrence (1763 - 1812)*
  Ephraim Lawrence (1765 - 1847)*
  Dradamy Lawrence (1771 - 1778)*
  Philomela Lawrence (1774 - 1775)*
  Horatio Gates Lawrence (1778 - 1778)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ephraim Lawrence (____ - 1809)*
  Asa Lawrence (1737 - 1804)
  Sarah Lawrence (1739 - 1757)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Burying Ground
Groton
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Diana L. Brace
Record added: Jan 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24036576
Capt Asa Lawrence
Added by: Thomas W Frank
 
Capt Asa Lawrence
Added by: Diana L. Brace
 
Capt Asa Lawrence
Added by: Diana L. Brace
 
 
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- Drishane
 Added: Apr. 15, 2012
 
 
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