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Rev Evan Harvey Lawrence

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Rev Evan Harvey Lawrence

Birth
Putnam County, Georgia, USA
Death 21 Jul 1890 (aged 55)
Madison, Morgan County, Georgia, USA
Burial Madison, Morgan County, Georgia, USA
Plot Fairview Cemetery Section - E.H. Lawrence Family Plot
Memorial ID 90672409 View Source

Rev. Evan Harvey Lawrence was Born in Putnam County, Georgia. To Allen S. Lawrence Sr. and Mary Lamar Coats. He had several Brothers and sisters. He was a farmer on his fathers plantation in Putnam County, where they grew cotton and peaches. When he was a young man of 25 yrs he married Mary Estelle Harwell on Dec. 1, 1859 in Putnam County, Ga. They had 10 Children. Julius Edgar, Evan Allen, Littleton Jeremiah, Oliver Seaborn, Lucy Adeline, Walter Harwell, Lamar Gordon, Mary Estelle Jr., Spence Lee and Nanny Lee. Evan Harvey was a likeable, gentleman, good husband and father. He owned 100 acres in Morgan County, Georgia, were he raised his family. He grew cotton and peaches like his father before him. He enlisted in the Civil War; as private soldier in the Western Army under Gen. Bragg. He was in the Oglethorpe Company A, 63rd Georgia Regiment from 1862-1864. In a battle on Kennesaw Mountian,Kennesaw, Georgia.

After the war he became a Minister in the Antioch Baptist Church where he tended his Flock and his fields as a farmer as well. He had a large group of friends that were happy to have him as their friend. Evan Harvey died at the age of 56 yrs from an illness contracted during the war.


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