Henry Lawrence 112
- Born: Abt 1795, Turkey Cock Creek, Henry Co., VA.
- Marriage: Gilly Ann Allen on 5 Feb 1820 in Henry Co., VA.
- Died: 2 Apr 1862, Turkey Cock Creek, Henry Co., VA. about age 67
(1830 census-see notes on Henry's father-indexed at ancestry.com as Larrence)
The 1840 U.S. Census, Virginia, Henry Co., page 295 records Henry Larrance (40-50) with wife and children (6 sons and 5 daughters). Next door is Jesse Larrance (and his wife-both 50-60) , probable brother to Henry. Near by is Arthur Larrance (40-50 and his wife 30-40) , and James Larrance Sr. (50-60) probable brothers to Henry.
The 1850 U.S. Census, Virginia, Henry Co., page 4A records Henry (52) and Gilly (50) Lawrence with children Darling (27), Milly (21), Missouri (20), Meridith (20), Henry (16), William (11), John (10), Elizabeth (12), and Joseph Martin (2), Samuel Martin (1), and Nancy Martin (4/12). The Martin children are grandchildren from the marriage of Henry's daughter Sally Lawrence to Charles Martin. Sally probably died from complications with the birth of her daughter, Nancy. (see general notes on Charles Martin, husband of Sarah "Sally" Lawrence)
(see notes on Rainey Elizabeth "Millie" Lawrence)
The 1860 Federal Census, Virginia, Henry Co., page 30 records Henry (63) and Gillie (60) Lawrence with children Eliza (24), William (23), and John (20). Also in the household are Letitia Law (9), James Law (7), and Nancy Martin (10). These are grandchildren...children of James and Rainey Lawrence Law and Charles and Sally Lawrence Martin. It should be noted that Jospeh (13) and Samuel (12) Martin are now living with their father, Charles Martin (53) and his new wife, Elizabeth (29). Next door to Henry and Gilly is son Mike Lawrence with his family and daughter Missouri [Lawrence] Goodall and her daughters.
The 1870 Federal Census, Virginia, Henry Co., Leatherwood, page 31A records Gilley (71) and Elizabeth (30) Lawrence with grandson James H. Law (16). Nearby are sons John, Darling, Samuel, Mike Lawrence and their families.
Henry married Gilly Ann Allen, daughter of Meredith Allen and Nancy Cooper, on 5 Feb 1820 in Henry Co., VA. (Gilly Ann Allen was born about 1799 in Pittsylvania Co, VA and died after 1870 in Leatherwood, Henry Co., VA..)
Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850 <http://www.ancestry.com>
Groom Name: Henry Lawrence
Bride Name: Gilley Allen
Marriage Date: 5 Feb 1820