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Rev John Baptiste Laurens

Rev John Baptiste Laurens

Birth
Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
Death 17 May 1894 (aged 67)
Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, USA
Burial Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 17182962 · View Source
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First Secretary and Treasurer of the Rosebud Missionary Society of the Virginia Conference M.E. Church South.

He fought in the Mexican War and later returned to start a school for children sponsored by the Rosebuds. The school bears his name and can be seen at http://www.laurens.edu.mx/

He also fought for the Confederacy during 1861 and 1862 as Captain John B. Laurens until ill health caused him to resign.


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  • Maintained by: Robert Laurens
  • Originally Created by: George Seitz
  • Added: 27 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17182962
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev John Baptiste Laurens (19 Jan 1827–17 May 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17182962, citing Woodland Cemetery, Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Robert Laurens (contributor 47208023) .