Early Southside Virginia Families



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Benjamin Franklin Lawrence and Minnie E. Mason




Husband Benjamin Franklin Lawrence

          AKA: Frank
         Born: Apr 10, 1874 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Oct 3, 1940
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       Father: John R. Lawrence (1840-1900)
       Mother: Lucy M. Gilbert (1841-      )


     Marriage: Aug 26, 1900 - Franklin Co., VA



Wife Minnie E. Mason

         Born: Feb 14, 1880 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Feb 5, 1960
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       Father: Joseph W. Mason (1840-      )
       Mother: Martha J. Gilbert (1844-bef 1910)




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1 M John William Lawrence




         Born: Nov 18, 1900 - Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jan 12, 1964 - Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Lawrence Cem., Leatherwood, VA
       Spouse: Revonia Lee Bush (1906-1977)
         Marr: 1940



2 M Coleman Franklin Lawrence, Sr.

          AKA: Cole
         Born: Nov 4, 1904 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 4, 1992 - VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Ocea C. Holley (1909-2001)
         Marr: Dec 31, 1925 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



3 M Samuel Major Lawrence

          AKA: Sammie
         Born: Oct 28, 1905 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 23, 1944 - Shackleford Hosp., Martinsville, VA
       Buried: May 25, 1944 - Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA
       Spouse: Lottie Clay Holley (1906-1945)
         Marr: Dec 24, 1926 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



4 M Henry Meredith Lawrence

         Born: Apr 4, 1907 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 19, 1991
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       Spouse: Jennie Cora Holley (1914-      )
         Marr: Sep 24, 1928 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



5 F Lucy Eleanor Lawrence

         Born: Dec 31, 1910 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Nov 17, 1920
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6 M Edgar Jenkins Lawrence

          AKA: Ed
         Born: Dec 25, 1913 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Jul 20, 1967 - Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: Frances E. Eanes (1913-1990)
         Marr: Dec 30, 1933 - Henry Co., VA



7 M Robert Lewis Lawrence

         Born: Mar 15, 1914 - Henry Co., VA (prob.)
         Died: Apr 5, 1983 - Henry Co., VA (prob.)
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8 F Mary L. Lawrence

         Born: Oct 22, 1916 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: May 13, 1989
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: William Tyree (      -1962)
       Spouse: Thomas Amos (      -      )



9 F Mattie Jane Lawrence

          AKA: Janie
         Born: Oct 1919 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 9, 2000 - Beverly Health Care Center, Martinsville, Martinsville (city), VA, United States
       Buried:  - Oakwood Cem., Martinsville, VA
       Spouse: James Edward Minter (1918-1997)
         Marr: Nov 1, 1952




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Freddie McCraw and Betty Lou Lawrence




Husband Freddie McCraw

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Wife Betty Lou Lawrence

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       Father: James Henry Lawrence, Sr. (1917-1983)
       Mother: Onia Ettice Laster (1920-2001)




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Buck Lawrence and Pearl Helen Rigney




Husband Buck Lawrence

         Born: Mar 6, 1900 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Feb 12, 1972 - VA
       Buried:  - Lawrence-Adkins Cem., Museville, VA


       Father: Caleb Adkins (1848-1916)
       Mother: Permelia Lawrence (1861-1943)


     Marriage: Jul 13, 1929 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Pearl Helen Rigney

          AKA: Pearlie
         Born: Jul 20, 1911 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Feb 4, 1995 - Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Lawrence-Adkins Cem., Museville, VA


       Father: Nathan Gilmore Rigney (1862-bef 1920)
       Mother: Nannie Ada Manning (1882-1958)




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1 M Cecil Gilmore Lawrence

          AKA: Cebo
         Born: Mar 28, 1934 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Mar 20, 2001 - Franklin Mem. Hosp., Rocky Mount, VA
       Buried:  - Lawrence-Adkins Cem., Museville, VA



2 F Edna Odell Lawrence

         Born: Mar 6, 1936 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Mar 3, 2000 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Lawrence-Adkins Cem., Museville, VA
       Spouse: Frank O'Neil Cauley (1934-      )



3 M Emmett Glen Lawrence

         Born: Jun 14, 1939 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Dec 24, 1982 - VA
       Buried:  - Lawrence-Adkins Cem., Museville, VA



4 M Charles Lawrence (details suppressed for this person)

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5 M Roger Lee Lawrence




         Born: Jun 13, 1944 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jan 26, 2014 - Duke Univ. Medical Ctr., Durham, NC
       Buried: Jan 28, 2014 - Adkins-Lawrence Cem., Sago, VA
       Spouse: Barbara Barlow (1943-2013)



6 F Peggy Lawrence (details suppressed for this person)

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       Spouse: James Michael Phillippi




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Cecil Lawrence




Husband Cecil Lawrence

         Born: 1931 - NC
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       Father: Eugene Vester Lawrence, Sr. (1897-1976)
       Mother: Ollie Lawson (1904-      )





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Cecil Gilmore Lawrence




Husband Cecil Gilmore Lawrence

          AKA: Cebo
         Born: Mar 28, 1934 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Mar 20, 2001 - Franklin Mem. Hosp., Rocky Mount, VA
       Buried:  - Lawrence-Adkins Cem., Museville, VA


       Father: Buck Lawrence (1900-1972)
       Mother: Pearl Helen Rigney (1911-1995)





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Cedric Russell Lawrence and Mary Oleta Walker




Husband Cedric Russell Lawrence

         Born: Jan 31, 1907 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Jan 26, 1939
       Buried:  - County Line Chr. Ch. Cem., Henry Co., VA


       Father: William Meredith Lawrence, Sr. (1872-1949)
       Mother: Maud Hunter Hubbard (1870-1941)


     Marriage: May 15, 1934 - Pittsylvania Co., VA



Wife Mary Oleta Walker

         Born: Oct 7, 1912 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: Aug 30, 2006 - Franklin Mem. Hosp., Rocky Mount, VA
       Buried:  - Matthews Mem. Pres. Ch., Callands, VA


       Father: George William Walker, Sr. (1890-1981)
       Mother: Eliza Martin Washburn (1891-1976)



 Other Spouse: James Curtis Smith, Jr. (      -bef 2006)


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Charity S. Lawrence




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Wife Charity S. Lawrence




         Born: Jan 1898 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 7, 1926 - High Point, Guilford Co., NC
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       Father: Henry N. Lawrence (1862-      )
       Mother: Elizabeth Jane Woodall (1861-1928)




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Charles Lawrence




Husband Charles Lawrence

         Born: 1820 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
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       Father: James Henry Lawrence, Sr. (1786-1880)
       Mother: Susannah Woodall (1791-bef 1850)





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Charles Cecil Lawrence




Husband Charles Cecil Lawrence

         Born: Jul 10, 1933 - VA
         Died: Nov 15, 1953
       Buried:  - Eanes Cem., Mtn. Valley, Henry Co., VA


       Father: William Darling Lawrence (1897-1958)
       Mother: Myrtle Page Eanes (1907-1961)





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Charles Edgar Lawrence, Jr. and Elsie Rebecca Norman




Husband Charles Edgar Lawrence, Jr.

         Born: Nov 19, 1917 - Eldora Twsp., Surry Co., NC
         Died: Mar 7, 1998 - Mt. Airy, Stokes Co., NC
       Buried:  - Oakdale Cem., Mt. Airy, NC


       Father: Charles Edgar Lawrence, Sr. (1891-1929)
       Mother: Minnie Lee Ring (1894-1958)


     Marriage: Oct 22, 1948 - Mt. Airy, Stokes Co., NC



Wife Elsie Rebecca Norman

         Born: Dec 16, 1926
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Charles Edgar Lawrence, Sr. and Minnie Lee Ring




Husband Charles Edgar Lawrence, Sr.

          AKA: Charlie
         Born: Sep 30, 1891 - Stokes Co., NC
         Died: Mar 20, 1929 - Mt. Airy, Stokes Co., NC
       Buried: Mar 22, 1929 - Flat Top PBC Cem., Mt. Airy, NC


       Father: Henry Clay Lawrence, Sr. (1861-1923)
       Mother: Susan Emma Moss (1864-1904)


     Marriage: Jan 17, 1915 - Westfield, Surry Co., NC



Wife Minnie Lee Ring

         Born: 1894 - NC
         Died: Sep 16, 1958
       Buried:  - Oakdale Cem., Mt. Airy, NC


       Father: Charles Jackson Ring (1870-      )
       Mother: Mary Etta Walker (1870-      )




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1 F Frances Elizabeth Lawrence

         Born: Dec 2, 1916 - Mt. Airy, Stokes Co., NC
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       Spouse: Thomas Hall Shugart, Sr. (1910-1973)
         Marr: Aug 20, 1938 - Elkin, Surry Co., NC



2 M Charles Edgar Lawrence, Jr.

         Born: Nov 19, 1917 - Eldora Twsp., Surry Co., NC
         Died: Mar 7, 1998 - Mt. Airy, Stokes Co., NC
       Buried:  - Oakdale Cem., Mt. Airy, NC
       Spouse: Elsie Rebecca Norman (1926-      )
         Marr: Oct 22, 1948 - Mt. Airy, Stokes Co., NC




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Charles Morris Lawrence and Louise Turner




Husband Charles Morris Lawrence

         Born: 1919 - VA
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       Father: Homer Talmadge Lawrence (1890-1963)
       Mother: Cordie C. Jones (1894-      )


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Wife Louise Turner

         Born: Apr 16, 1921 - Franklin Co., VA
         Died: May 20, 2011 - Richmond, Richmond (city), VA
       Buried: May 25, 2011 - VA


       Father: Claude Swanson Turner (1895-1978)
       Mother: Nannie Ruth Hundley (1900-1981)




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Coleman Darling Lawrence and Mary Price




Husband Coleman Darling Lawrence

          AKA: Cole
         Born: Feb 25, 1871 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 3, 1938 - Ridgeway, Henry Co., VA
       Buried:  - Price Cem., Ridgeway, Henry Co., VA


       Father: John R. Lawrence (1840-1900)
       Mother: Lucy M. Gilbert (1841-      )


     Marriage: Nov 3, 1895 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Mary Price

          AKA: Molly
         Born: Mar 16, 1859 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Feb 10, 1915
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       Father: Hardin W. Price (1826-1894)
       Mother: Sarah A. Joyce (1835-1915)




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1 M Coleman Price Lawrence

         Born: Sep 22, 1896 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: Sep 16, 1972 - Henry Co., VA (prob.)
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       Spouse: Alma Cox (1896-1977)
         Marr: Dec 29, 1915 - Henry Co., VA




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Robert Lyle and Deborah Lawrence




Husband Robert Lyle

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     Marriage: Mar 1, 1805 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Deborah Lawrence

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       Father: Henry Lawrence, Sr. (      -      )
       Mother: Sarah Fuller (1760-      )




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1 M Robert Jefferson Lyle

         Born: 1810 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: bef 1850 - Henry Co., VA
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       Spouse: Parthenia G. Stultz (1810-bef 1850)
         Marr: Nov 28, 1836 - Henry Co., VA




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Diana Lawrence




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Wife Diana Lawrence

         Born: Apr 1860 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
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       Father: John Lawrence (1812-bef 1860)
       Mother: Paulina A. Kendrick (1824-      )




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Dillard Solomon Lawrence




Husband Dillard Solomon Lawrence

         Born: Jun 21, 1908 - Eldora Twsp., Surry Co., NC
         Died: Jun 25, 1973 - Eldora Twsp., Surry Co., NC
       Buried:  - Skyline Mem Gdns., Mt. Airy, NC


       Father: Martin Luther Lawrence (1884-1982)
       Mother: Pearl Shinault (1889-1965)





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Burnie Hildred McCreary, Sr. and Dollis Emma Lawrence




Husband Burnie Hildred McCreary, Sr.

         Born: Nov 16, 1894 - Mt. Airy, Stokes Co., NC
         Died: Sep 20, 1962 - Alexandria, Fairfax Co., VA
       Buried:  - Flat Top PBC Cem., Mt. Airy, NC
     Marriage: Jul 22, 1928 - NC

 Other Spouse: Lora Hodges (1896-1928) - Oct 21, 1917 - Mt. Airy, Stokes Co., NC



Wife Dollis Emma Lawrence

         Born: Dec 16, 1912 - Stokes Co., NC
         Died: Oct 28, 2008 - Catlett, Fauquier Co., Virginia, USA
       Buried:  - Flat Top PBC Cem., Mt. Airy, NC


       Father: William Jesse Lawrence (1886-1971)
       Mother: Catherine Virginia Sheppard (1888-1989)




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1 M Woodrow McCreary (details suppressed for this person)

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2 M Thomas Wesley McCreary

         Born: Feb 5, 1930 - Mt. Airy, Stokes Co., NC
         Died: Mar 9, 2001 - Catlett, Fauquier Co., Virginia, USA
       Buried:  - Catlett Meth. Ch. Cem., Catlett, VA
       Spouse: Leah Cordell Henry (1933-2008)



3 M Burnie Hildred McCreary, Jr.

         Born: Aug 24, 1933
         Died: May 6, 1936
       Buried:  - Flat Top PBC Cem., Mt. Airy, NC



4 F Barbara Ann McCreary (details suppressed for this person)

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Doris Lawrence




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Wife Doris Lawrence

         Born: 1914 - Snow Creek, Franklin Co., VA
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       Father: William Walter Lawrence (1877-1949)
       Mother: Lelia Virginia Legwin (1879-1948)




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Douglas A. Lawrence




Husband Douglas A. Lawrence

         Born: Apr 1884 - Henry Co., VA
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       Father: William C. Lawrence (1838-bef 1910)
       Mother: Mary E. Richardson (1852-      )





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Douglas Clay Lawrence and Minnie Ruth Manning




Husband Douglas Clay Lawrence




          AKA: Doug
         Born: 1938
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       Father: Samuel Major Lawrence (1905-1944)
       Mother: Lottie Clay Holley (1906-1945)


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Wife Minnie Ruth Manning (details suppressed for this person)

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       Father: John Henry Manning (1910-1988)
       Mother: Esther Mae Massey (1915-2012)




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Elton L. Rakes, Sr. and Edna Lawrence




Husband Elton L. Rakes, Sr.

         Born: Mar 15, 1929
         Died: Jan 22, 1990
       Buried:  - Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, VA
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Wife Edna Lawrence




         Born: Jul 29, 1930 - Martinsville, VA
         Died: Sep 5, 2014 - Lexington, Lexington Co., SC
       Buried: Sep 10, 2014 - Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, VA


       Father: Charlie Samuel Lawrence (1901-1971)
       Mother: Ernestine Cordie Fuller (1900-1970)




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Edward Fox Lawrence and Edith Mae Smith




Husband Edward Fox Lawrence

         Born: Mar 22, 1910 - White Plains, Surry Co., NC
         Died: Oct 1978 - NC
       Buried: Oct 24, 1978 - White Plains Friends Cem., Surry Co., NC


       Father: Robert Franklin Lawrence (1875-1961)
       Mother: Rhoda Salena Simpson (1873-1961)


     Marriage: Mar 31, 1934 - Eldora Twsp., Surry Co., NC



Wife Edith Mae Smith

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Edward W. Lawrence




Husband Edward W. Lawrence

         Born: 1902 - VA
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       Father: William M. Lawrence (1874-      )
       Mother: Narcissa Boyd Bullington (1877-1944)





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Samuel Jefferson Woodall, Sr. and Eleanor S. Lawrence




Husband Samuel Jefferson Woodall, Sr.

          AKA: Sam
         Born: Sep 1824 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: 1912
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       Father: John Woodall (1797-bef 1860)
       Mother: Elizabeth Gauldin (1791-      )


     Marriage: abt 1855 - Henry Co., VA (prob.)

 Other Spouse: Mary E. Richardson (1852-      ) - Nov 9, 1905 - Henry Co., VA



Wife Eleanor S. Lawrence

          AKA: Nelly
         Born: Mar 1827 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: 1900
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       Father: Henry Lawrence, Jr. (1795-1862)
       Mother: Gilley Ann Allen (1798-1871)




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1 F Abigail E. Woodall

         Born: Aug 15, 1856 - Henry Co., VA
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2 M John Henry Woodall

         Born: Aug 15, 1856 - Henry Co., VA
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       Spouse: Victoria Ann Wingfield (1861-      )
         Marr: Dec 23, 1880 - Franklin Co., VA



3 M Samuel Jefferson Woodall, Jr.

          AKA: Big Man
         Born: Mar 17, 1858 - Turkeycock Ck., Henry Co., VA
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       Spouse: Martha Jane Motley (1858-1934)
         Marr: Dec 22, 1880 - Henry Co., VA



4 F Quintina Louise Woodall

         Born: Mar 28, 1860 - Turkeycock Ck., Henry Co., VA
         Died: Apr 20, 1901
       Buried:  - Wingfield Cem., Snow Creek, VA
       Spouse: William Jasper Wingfield (1851-      )
         Marr: Mar 10, 1881 - Henry Co., VA



5 F Elizabeth Jane Woodall

          AKA: Betty
         Born: Dec 1, 1861 - Turkeycock Ck., Henry Co., VA
         Died: Mar 29, 1928 - High Point, Guilford Co., NC
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       Spouse: Henry N. Lawrence (1862-      )
         Marr: Dec 20, 1883 - Henry Co., VA



6 M William L. Woodall

         Born: 1865 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: bef Jun 26, 1880
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7 M Robert Patrick Woodall

          AKA: Bob
         Born: Aug 22, 1866 - VA
         Died: Mar 7, 1902
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       Spouse: Raney Lee Eanes (1870-1954)
         Marr: Dec 12, 1889 - Leaksville, Rockingham Co., NC



8 M Darling Carroll Woodall

         Born: Feb 1875 - Henry Co., VA
         Died: bet 1899 and 1904
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       Spouse: Sally Fannie Copeland (1874-1946)
         Marr: Mar 19, 1891 - Franklin Co., VA




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Elen Lawrence




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Wife Elen Lawrence

         Born: 1910 - Eldora Twsp., Surry Co., NC
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       Father: Martin Luther Lawrence (1884-1982)
       Mother: Pearl Shinault (1889-1965)




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Elizabeth Lawrence




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Wife Elizabeth Lawrence

         Born: 1833
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       Father: Arthur Fuller Lawrence (1800-aft 1870)
       Mother: Mary Pearson (      -bef 1850)




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Elsie Louisa Lawrence




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Wife Elsie Louisa Lawrence

         Born: 1914 - NC
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       Father: Henry Clay Lawrence, Sr. (1861-1923)
       Mother: Louisa Anna Simmons (1866-1952)




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Emilee P. Lawrence




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Wife Emilee P. Lawrence

         Born: 1904 - VA
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       Father: William Walter Lawrence (1877-1949)
       Mother: Lelia Virginia Legwin (1879-1948)




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Emma L. Lawrence




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Wife Emma L. Lawrence

         Born: Apr 1891 - VA
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       Father: John Kemiel Lawrence (1864-      )
       Mother: Mary Jane Mason (1868-      )




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Henry Cabot Thornton, Sr. and Ethridge Lawrence




Husband Henry Cabot Thornton, Sr.

         Born: Sep 20, 1920 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Aug 1, 2007 - Martinsville Hos., Martinsville, VA
       Buried:  - Lawrence-Adkins Cem., Museville, VA


       Father: Charles Peyton Thornton (1878-1929)
       Mother: Rosa Belle Jefferson (1876-1945)


     Marriage: abt 1942



Wife Ethridge Lawrence

         Born: Jun 16, 1921 - Pittsylvania Co., VA
         Died: Dec 17, 2007 - VA
       Buried:  - Lawrence-Adkins Cem., Museville, VA


       Father: John Lawrence (1896-1974)
       Mother: Annie Mae Adkins (1896-bef 1929)




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