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LT Benjamin Lawrence
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Birth: 1747
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1826
South Carolina, USA

Born in Virginia, Benjamin Lawrence was the son of Elisha Lawrence, of Ninety-Six District, and married Rachel Weems March 5, 1783 in South Carolina He served as a Lieutenant of the South Carolina Mounted Militia in the Revolutionary War. His siblings were Joab, John, & Rachel Lawrence Moore. He & his wife both recorded wills in what is now Pickens County, South Carolina. His wife Rachel Weems Lawrence was granted a widow's pension after his death (Lawrence, Benjamin SC W21547).
Benjamin Lawrence is buried on the land that was granted him by the U.S. government for his Revolutionary War service which is now located in the Clemson Experimental Forest, 2 1/2 miles north of Clemson. A memorial stone was placed at his grave at a ceremony in 1962.

Photograph courtesy of Jerry Davis. 
Family links: 
  Rachel Weems Lawrence (1763 - 1848)*
  Sarah Lawrence Speed (1783 - 1847)*
  Elisha Lawrence (1789 - 1875)*
*Calculated relationship
Lawrence Family Cemetery
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Melissa
Record added: Dec 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17022960
LT Benjamin Lawrence
Added by: Melissa
LT Benjamin Lawrence
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My 4th Great-Grandfather.
- Mae Gardnermills
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- Houston Lawrence
 Added: May. 29, 2015
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