Genealogy of the Lawrence family of Charleston South Carolina and related families


With genealogical lines of prominent African-American families in the United States of America

First Generation

Edward de Lorraine was a Frenchman and Amelia Lacombe was a Haitian Refugee The name Lorraine was watered down to Lauraine, and then finally Lawrence.

Edward de Lorraine and Amelia Lacombe had:

  1. Willian Bernard Lawrence. Born 1815-Died Sept 3, 1896
  2. Edward Arshield John Lawrence. Born 1817-Died Jan 22, 1873
  3. Sarah Amelia Lawrence. Born 1819
  4. Claudia Lawrence. Born 1820
  5. Emmanuel Lawrence. Born Oct 22, 1821-Died Mar 25, 1893

Second Generation

William Bernard Lawrence and Anna C. Quash(1834-Nov 23, 1874) had:
  1. Merton B Lawrence. Born 1855-Died Dec 1, 1919
  2. Ella R Lawrence. Born 1858
  3. Alice Lawrence. Born 1862-Died Oct 8, 1878
  4. William Berlaut Lawrence Jr. Born 1865
  5. Ursuline Lawrence. Born 1867-Died Jan 9, 1908
  6. Walter Logan Lawrence. Born 1870
Edward John Lawrence and Louise Catherine Rollin had:
  1. Pierre Caradeux Lawrence. Born 1840-Died Aug 25, 1896
  2. James Nathaniel Rollin Lawrence. Born 1841-
  3. Henry William Lawrence. Born 1843
  4. Robert S Lawrence. Born 1845
  5. John C Lawrence. Born 1846
Sarah Amelia Lawrence and ? Faulkner had:
  1. Lawrence Faulkner. Born 1841
  2. Lavinia Faulkner. Born 1843
Claudia Lawrence and Charles Purcell had had:
  1. William Purcell. Born 1841
  2. Mary Purcell. Born 1843
  3. Josephine Purcell. Born 1844
  4. Isadora Purcell. Born 1846
  5. Sarah Purcell. Born 1852
Emmanuel Lawrence and Rebecca Brown had:
  1. Septima Lawrence. Born 1848
  2. George Lawrence. Born 1851
  3. Frederick Lawrence. Born 1854
  4. Wellington Lawrence. Born 1856
  5. Edward Arshield Lawrence. Born Jan 1, 1858
  6. John C Lawrence. Born 1858
  7. Margaret Ann Lawrence. Born 1860
And by his second wife Susan Bryan
  1. John C Lawrence. Born 1856
  2. Mary Lawrence. Born 1861

Third Generation

Merton B. Lawrence and Sylvia Harleston(1868-Nov 25, 1925) had:
  1. Erwin Bernard Lawrence. Born 1886
  2. Merton R Lawrence. Born 1888-Died Apr 20, 1969
  3. Maud Ursuline Lawrence. Born 1890
  4. Edna Harleston Lawrence. Born 1892
  5. Julian Harleston Lawrence. Born 1896
  6. William Stanford Lawrence. Born 1895-Died Mar 16, 1981
  7. Edwin Lawrence. Born 1900
  8. Alice Berlaut Lawrence Born 1898
  9. Ruth Lawrence. Born 1902
Pierre Caradeux Lawrence DD. and Harriott A Mills had:
  1. Louis Mills Lawrence Born 1878-Died Mar 7, 1906
  2. Eva Rice Lawrence Born 1879
  3. Beulah Collenton Lawrence Born 1881
  4. Ethel Lawrence Born 1888
  5. Irwing Caradeux Lawrence Born 1892-Died Feb 8, 1906
James Nathaniel Rollin Lawrence and Rebecca ? had:
  1. Anna Marie Lawrence. Born 1873
  2. Mary E Lawrence. Born 1876
  3. St. Julian Caradeux Lawrence. Born 1880
Henry William Lawrence and Betty Bennette had:
  1. Maybelle Ursuline Lawrence Born 1873
  2. Henry William Lawrence Jr. Born 1875
  3. Fredendo Aulston Lawrence Sr. Born 1876
  4. Catherine Louise Lawrence. Born 1878
  5. Arthur Wellington Lawrence Born Mar 14, 1882-Died Dec 20, 1963
  6. Emmeline Margaret Lawrence. Born 1888
  7. Sarah Lawrence Born 1892
  8. Hager Lawrence Born 1894
Robert S Lawrence and Sarah Ann had:
  1. William LaFoine Lawrence. Born 1875
  2. Labienna Lawrence. Born 1876-Died Sept 2, 1882
  3. Robert S Lawrence. Born Jan 15, 1879
  4. John A Lawrence. Born 1878
John C Lawrence and Julia Gibbes had:
  1. Jeanette Lawrence. Born 1872
  2. Wilhelmia Lawrence. Born 1874
  3. Theodore Lawrence. Born 1876
  4. Annette Elizabeth Lawrence. Born Feb 2, 1879-Died July 27, 1880
  5. dau. Lawrence.
  6. James J Lawrence. Born Jun 21, 1881-Died Jun 22, 1881
Lawrence Faulkner and Hannah Doby had:
  1. E. L. Faulkner. Born 1873
  2. E. A Faulkner. Born 1875
  3. Laura Faulkner. Born 1876
  4. A. W. Faulkner. Born 1878
  5. William John Faulkner. Born 1891
William Purcell and Euphemia had:
  1. William J Purcell. Born 1865
  2. Walter J Purcell. Born 1870
  3. Daisy Purcell. Born 1876
? Purcell and Laura Higgins had:
  1. Arthur M Purcell. Born 1859
  2. Joseph A Purcell. Born 1857
  3. Sarah Virgina Purcell. Born 1862-Died 1862
  4. Samuel Hawkes Purcell. Born 1864-Died 1876
  5. Eugene Herbert Purcell. Born 1868
  6. William Purcell. Born 1872
Frederick D. J. Lawrence and had:

Edward Arshield Lawrence and Elizabeth M Shrewsbury had:

  1. Whitefield Shrewsbury Lawrence. Born 1882
  2. Herbert Haven Lawrence. Born Sept 7, 1883
  3. Edna Crum Lawrence. Born 1885
  4. Edith Wallace Lawrence. Born Oct 21, 1886
  5. George Leonard Lawrence. Born May 31, 1888
  6. Louise Birnie Lawrence. Born 1890
  7. Julia Saltus Lawrence. Born 1892
  8. Farham C Lawrence. Born 1897
  9. Maybelle Hollings Lawrence. Born 1902
John C Lawrence and Ellen had:
  1. Charles E Lawrence. Born 1884
  2. John C Lawrence Jr. Born 1888
  3. Rosa L Lawrence. Born 1894

Generation Four

Irwing Bernard Lawrence and Catherine J. Harriston had:
  1. Irwing Bernand Lawrence Jr. Born 1919
  2. Sylvia Juanita Lawrence.Born Apr 27, 1922- Died Feb 24, 1993
  3. Harriston Lawrence
Merton R. Lawrence and Lillian E. Mitchell( Aug 21, 1890-Feb 14, 1974) had:
  1. Merton R. Lawrence Jr Born Dec 18, 1914
  2. Wellington Bernard Lawrence Born Jun 30, 1916-Died 1978
  3. Hildgarde Mae Lawrence Born Nov 28, 1917
  4. William Henry Lawrence Born Dec 14, 1919-Died Oct 26, 1979
  5. Vera Othella Lawrence Born Sept 26, 1921
  6. Alma Frances Lawrence Born Feb 10, 1923
  7. Clarence Edwin Lawrence Born Feb 27, 1925
  8. Walter Isadore Lawrence Born Jan 22, 1927-Died Aug 17, 1974
  9. Lillian Louise Lawrence Born Mar 25, 1928
  10. Albert Benjamin Lawrence Born Apr 10, 1930
Maud Ursuline Lawrence and Clarence Somerville had:
  1. Ruth Somerville
  2. Gerald Somerville. Born Aug 5, 1925- Died Dec 8, 1984
Edna H Lawrence and Walter Welters had:
  1. Oliver Welters
  2. Vivian Welters
  3. Harold Welters
  4. Alfred Welters
  5. Robert Welters
Julian Harleston Lawrence and Madeliene Leona Wood had:
  1. Leona Lawrence. Born 1921
  2. Sylvia Ursuline Lawrence. Born 1923

William Stanford Lawrence married Lilliam Thompson, Aug 4, 1926 at St.Mark's Prostestant Episcopal Church, Charleston. D.S.P.

Ruth Lawrence and ? Smith
  1. Rodney Smith
  2. Elenore Smith
  3. Sonia Smith
William LaFoine Lawrence and Georgianna had:
  1. Theresa Lawrence. Born 1915
  2. Gracia Lawrence. Born 1917
  3. Catherine Lawrence. Born 1919
Rev. Robert S Lawrence and Catherine Magwood had:
  1. Melba Louise Lawrence. Born 1909
  2. George Leonard Lawrence. Born 1911
Maybelle Ursuline Lawrence and Henry Fowler Kinloch Jr had:
  1. Ada Kinloch Born 1899
  2. Maybelle Kinloch Born 1901
  3. William Kinloch Born 1903
  4. Lydia Kinloch Born 1905
Frederick Edward Lawrence and ? had:
  1. Elizabeth J Lawrence Born 1896
  2. Selina Lawrence Born 1899
  3. Marie Lawrence Born 1900
  4. Frederick Edward Lawrence Jr Born 1903
  5. Samuel Lawrence Born 1905
  6. Aulston Lawrence Born 1907
  7. John Lawrence Born Feb 9, 1910-Died Dec 1977
  8. Evelinna Lawrence Born 1902
  9. Estella Lawrence Born 1906
Catherine Louise Lawrence and ? Howard had:
  1. Henry Howard
Rev. Arthur Wellington Lawrence had 4 wives. children by Rebecca Anne German:
  1. Rebecca Anne Lawrence Born Aug 3, 1909-Died Apr 1993
  2. Henry Lawrence Born Jan 20, 1911- Dec 1978
children by Christina Georgett Schneyder:
  1. Samuel Lawrence Sr. Born 1916
children by Jannie Alston:
  1. Eloise Lawrence Born 1920
children by Malcie Gibbs:
  1. Verlene Lawrence
  2. Magelene Lawrence
  3. Delia Lawrence
  4. Compsee Lawrence
Sarah Lawrence and ? had:
  1. Julia Lawrence. Born 1909
  2. Louisa Lawrence. Born 1907
Charles E Lawrence and Maybelle had:
  1. Charles R Lawrence. Born 1910
Rev. Dr. William John Faulkner and Elizabeth Abele Cook had:
  1. William John Faulkner Jr. Born 1918
  2. Josephine Elizabeth Faulkner. Born 1919
  3. Lawrence Samuel Faulkner. Born 1920
  4. Marie Louise Faulkner. Born 1924
William J Purcell and Jane E had:
  1. Eva L Purcell. Born 1888
  2. Wilhelmia Purcell. Born 1889
  3. Augustus S Purcell. Born 1892
  4. Leon H Purcell. Born 1893
  5. Maybelle E Purcell. Born 1896
  6. Alma E Purcell. Born 1897
  7. William J Purcell Jr. Born 1900
  8. Eugene W Purcell. Born 1906
  9. Garnell Purcell. Born 1908
Walter T Purcell and Julia E had:
  1. Walter R Purcell. Born 1889
  2. Viola Purcell. Born 1891
  3. William Purcell. Born 1893
  4. Theodore Purcell. Born 1897
  5. Theodica Purcell. Born 1897
  6. Ruby Purcell. Born 1901
Joseph A Purcell and Mary Josephine Perry had:
  1. Joseph A Purcell Jr. Born 1891
  2. Tanyor Perry Purcell. Born 1889-Died July 10, 1889
and by his 2nd wife. Julia Hall Wilson:
  1. Eugene Wilson Purcell. Born Apr 4, 1908
  2. Ralph Wilson Purcell.
  3. Lenora Wilson
  4. Anita Purcell

Generation Five

Sylvia Lawrence and Wade Hampton McKinney III had:
  1. Wade Hampton McKinney IV.
Merton Rowe Lawrence Jr and ? had:
  1. Sylvia Lawrence.
  2. Merton Bernard Lawrence.
  3. David Rowe Lawrence.
  4. Rebecca Lawrence.
  5. Dianne Lawrence.
  6. Carole Lawrence.
William Lawrence and ? had:
  1. Vera Lawrence.
  2. Anthony Wayne Lawrence.
Vera Othella Lawrence and ? had:
  1. Charles
  2. Cleo
  3. Cecila
Alma Francis Lawrence and Russell Lewis Brown had:
  1. Russell Allen Brown
  2. Gina Brown
Clarence Lawrence and ? had:
  1. Calvin Lawrence
  2. Alma Lawrence
  3. Walter D Lawrence
Lillian Lawrence and Robert Thomas had:
  1. Robert Thomas
  2. Annette Thomas
Albert Lawrence and Melinva Holmes had:
  1. Michael Lawrence
Henry Lawrence and Virgina Smith had:
  1. Robert Lee Lawrence. Died Dec 3, 1997
  2. John Lawrence
  3. Edward Lawrence
  4. Rebecca Lawrence
  5. Lula Lawrence
  6. Anna Lawrence
  7. Rena Lawrence
  8. Shirley Lawrence
Samuel Lawrence Sr. and Lillian Beaubian Purvis had:
  1. Joyce Lawrence
  2. Samuel Lawrence Jr, Born June 25, 1944
  3. Lorraine Lawrence, Born Dec 10, 1946
  4. Arthur Peter Lawrence, Born July 28, 1947
  5. Barbara J Lawrence (dau of Lillian and ?)
Josephine E Faulkner and Charles Hiram Webster had:
  1. Charles Schumache Webster. Born Dec 13, 1946
  2. Judith Ann Webster. Born Sept 26, 1948
Marie Louise Brown and John O Brown MD. had:
  1. John Ollis Brown Jr. Born May 16, 1946
  2. William Edward Brown. Born July 27, 1947
  3. Gale Marie Brwon. Born Apr 2, 1951
  4. Lawrence Faulkner Brown. Born Jul 22, 1955

Generation Six

Cecila ? and ? had:
  1. Antoine Young
  2. Brianna Young.
Russell Allen Brown and ? had:
  1. Russell J Brown
  2. Ameer Brown
Gina Brown and ? Bedford had:
  1. Lindsey Bedford
  2. Kendell Bedford.
Robert Lee Lawrence and Margia had:
  1. Misty Lawrence
CSM Samuel Lawrence Jr and Margaret Louise Barnes-Suber had:
  1. Patwin Beaubian Lawrence. Born Nov 29, 1976
Lorraine Lawrence and James Russell Tolliver had:
  1. Leslie Tolliver
Judith Ann Webster and John Edward Lewis had:
  1. Michele Elizabeth Lewis. Born Feb 25, 1973
John Ollis Brown Jr and Gail had:
  1. John Ollis Brown III. Born Apr 30, 1967
Arthur Peter Lawrence and Shirley Geathers had:
  1. Pedro Jarred Lawrence
  2. Arthur Yusef Lawrence

Generation Seven

Lesley Tolliver and Jeffery Mark Davis had:
  1. Jessica Lorraine Davis. Born 198
  2. Taylor Samuel Davis. Born 199

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