Henry Meredith Lawrence
- Born: Feb 1855, Henry Co., VA.
- Marriage: Victoria Rebecca White on 13 Nov 1873 in Franklin Co., VA
- Died: After 1920, Henry Co, VA
The 1880 Federal Census for Leatherwood District,Virginia, Henry Co., District 129, page 76B/77A, dated June 25, 1880 records Henry M. Lawrence (25) with wife Victoria (26) and children Samuel L. (6), Sally L. (4), William W. (3), and Lilly L. (1). Next door are his parents, Samuel (59) and Rebecca (56) Lawrence, with their two remaining children, Nancy M. (21) and Anna (19). Also in the household of Sam and Rebecca are 3 servants and 1 boarder. Both Sam and Henry are farmers.
The 1900 Federal Census for Danville, Virginia, District 106, page 89A records Henry M. Lawrence (Feb 1855 - VA/VA/VA) with his wife Victoria (May 1849 - VA/VA/VA) and children Lillia (Jan 1879), Nannie (Oct 1881), Lucy (Sept 1886), Goege (Sept 1885), Mary (Sept 1887), Bob (Nov 1889), and Beck (Nov 1889) living at 239 Baugh Street. Henry and Victoria have been married for 25 years and have had 10 children all of whom are still living. Henry is employed as a Wood Yard Hand.
The 1910 Federal Census for Union Hall, Franklin Co., Virginia, District 47, page 253A, dated April 26, 1910 records the widowed mother-in-law Victoria Lawrence (60 - VA/VA/VA) living with her daughter's family: Samuel T. (36 - VA/VA/VA) and Nannie M. (25 - VA/VA/VA) Crawford with children Annie M. Crawford (15 - VA), Lelia R. Crawford (14 - VA), James R. Crawford (12 - VA), Bessie J. Crawford (4 - VA), Satie E. Crawford (3 - VA), William V. Crawford (2 - VA), and Elsie M. Crawford (10/12 - VA). Victoria has had 13 children of whom 8 are still living. This is the 2nd marriage for Samuel and 1st for Nannie. They have had 4 children all of whom are still living. Sam is a farmer.
The 1920 Federal Census for Tunstall, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, District 166, page 232A, dated January 5, 1920 records Samuel T. (46 - VA/VA/VA) and Nanie M. (39 - VA/VA/VA) Crawford with children James R. Crawford (21 - VA), Bessie J. Crawford (14 - VA), Sadie E. Crawford (13 - WVA), William V. Crawford (12 - WVA), Elsie M. Crawford (10 - WVA), Joseph E. Crawford (8 - VA), Peter S. Crawford (6 - VA), George D. Crawford (5 - VA), Robert D. Crawford (2 10/12 - VA), and Louise I. Crawford (5/12 - VA).
Henry married Victoria Rebecca White on 13 Nov 1873 in Franklin Co., VA. (Victoria Rebecca White was born in May 1849 and died after 1910 in Union Hall District, Franklin Co., VA.)