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Christian Lawrence
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1764
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 18, 1811
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

The son of Johannes Lorentz & Catharina Hüss. Christian was a member of the Philadelphia Militia during the American Revolution. Listed in the "Philadelphia Militia Rolls" on January 13, 1784, North Ward #47 "Christian Lawrence". Three names above at #44 "Mr. Lawrence", was probably his father John Lawrence. Also listed in Capt. Freeman's First Company, First Battalion, Phila. Militia, commanded by Lieut. Colo. John Shee, Esqr. On April 15, 1789 Christian was elected as the ensign for Captain Christian Shaffer's 4th Company of 4th Battatlion of the Phila. Militia
He was a blacksmith by trade who lived close by his parents in Philadelphia. He most likely did work for his father John (Johannes Lorentz)repairing his wagon and shoeing his horses.
He was the father of nine children, at least six of whom reached maturity. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Lawrence (1728 - 1798)
  Catharina Hüss Lawrence (1733 - 1796)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Maria Hotz Lawrence (1764 - 1836)*
 
 Children:
  Hester Lorentz Lawrence (1791 - 1792)*
  Michael Lawrence (1797 - 1856)*
  William Lawrence (1799 - 1889)*
  Anna Catharina Lawrence Bourquin (1803 - 1888)*
  Anna Lawrence Chapman (1806 - 1870)*
  Elizabeth Lawrence Lindsay (1808 - 1899)*
 
 Sibling:
  Christian Lawrence (1764 - 1811)
  Philip Jacob Lawrence (1769 - 1850)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Originally buried in the German Lutheran Cemetery, between Race & Vine sts, Phila.
 
Burial:
Philadelphia Memorial Park
Frazer
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: German Lutheran section
 
Created by: James Harry Lawrence
Record added: Jan 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84031424
Christian Lawrence
Added by: James Harry Lawrence
 
Christian Lawrence
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Added by: Kathleen Kilmartin
 
 
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