Harvey M. Lawton

Transcribed from A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, written and compiled by William E. Connelley, Secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka. HARVEY M. LAWTON, who owns and resides in a comfortable home at 817 Kansas Street in

Charles De Witt Lawton

BIOGRAPHIES OF VAN BUREN CO., MICHIGAN RESIDENTS in 1912 From VAN BUREN COUNTY MICHIGAN By Captain O. W. Rowland Volume II Published by the Lewis Publishing Company Chicago and New York 1912 Charles De Witt Lawton.- The death of Charles

A New York Lawton Family

by: Leo Lawton The War for Independence was over! The colonists had broken from what they considered the oppressive rule of England. It was a time for healing among those who had argued the merits of complete separation versus remaining

Captain William Lawton

This biography appeared in the Volume 3, 1997/98 issue of The Lawton Chronicles, of the Lawton Heritage Society, of Church Lawton, Cheshire, England. An 18th Century Planter of Edsito Island, South Carolina – of English Origin. By Thomas O. Lawton

Will of George Lawton 1697

George² Lawton (second son of George 1) was born about 1647 at Portsmouth, RI and died September 11, 1697. He married Naomi Hunt born September 15, 1658 at Portsmouth, RI and died January 13, 1720/21 at Portsmouth, RI. They married

Will of William Lawton of Mosa, Ontario

The Estate of William Lawton In Her Majestys Surrogate Court of the County of Middlesex. Be it known that on the Twenty Eighth day of June in the year of our Lord one Thousand eight hundred and seventy three the

The Will of Thomas Lawton of Wharley End

The Will of Thomas Lawton of Wharley End Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England In the name of God Amen. The Third daye of December in the yeare of our lord God 1605 & in the Third yeare of the raigne of our

Will of Thomas Lawton

Will of Thomas¹ Lawton of Portsmouth, RI Circa (1614 – 1681) In the name of God Amen the 5th day of June in the year of our Lord One Thousand Six Hundred Seventy Four, Anno Regm Regis Car… Secundi… Anglis

Will of Winborn Lawton

The State of South Carolina In the name of God Amen. I Winborn Lawton of James Island in the State aforesaid, planter, being of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding (although afflicted with blindness) make and ordain this my

A New York Lawton Family

By: Leo Lawton The War for Independence was over! The colonists had broken from what they considered the oppressive rule of England. It was a time for healing among those who had argued the merits of complete separation versus remaining

A Lawton Romance

In the 800 block of Leadenhall Street in Baltimore resides the oldest woodworking firm in the United States. Founded by Joseph Thomas in 1820, the business was soon named Joseph Thomas and Son with the birth of his son in

Olde England Information

Written by: Leo Lawton   (King Edward I) In the year 1042 Edward I was installed on the throne of England. For about a century most kings had ruled through a minister rather than directly, and so it was with

1862 Letter, written by Daniel Lawton to his sister Julia

Transcribed by Leo Lawton Daniel L Lawton was born in 1836, the son of Oliver and Roena (Howe) Lawton, great grandson of Oliver and Ann (Rathbun) Lawton, first of the family to leave Rhode Island for New York. Daniel joined

Will of Job Lawton 1714/15 – 1773

Job Lawton 1714/15 – 1773 Author: Leo Lawton The following document has been transcribed from the original Will of Job Lawton. It was found within the pages of the old Family Bible. Although, difficult to decipher in places, the spelling

History of Cranfield, Bedforshire, England

A History of Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England Author: Leo Lawton The Saxon, Ailwin Niger, in 998 granted a manor to the monks of Ramsey Abbey, Huntingdonshire. A church was built by the monks, and the manor continued in their care until

Homesteading

Homesteading Leo Lawton Between 1874 and 1876 the Native American Indians of Saskatchewan, Canada ceded away their rights to the land. However, settlement by former Europeans awaited surveying of the land, a homestead policy, and a ready means of access.

Henry M. Lawton, Kansas

Lawton Biographies Transcribed by Leo Lawton from A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, written and compiled by William E. Connelley, Secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka. HARVEY M. LAWTON, who owns and resides in a comfortable home

Old Pioneer Days, Part Two

Old Pioneer Days – Part II Grace Petterson I “Grace McClain Petterson” will try and write a few things as I remember my mother telling them to us. The family continued to live on the old homestead although things were

Old Pioneer Days

Old Pioneer Days Addie Lenora Lawton McClain 1868-1944 This story was lovingly hand written by Addie Lenora Lawton McClain, (1940) and painstakingly transcribed and edited by Stephen Lawton. It was sent in and graciously proof read by Denise Crawford and

Oliver Lawton’s Farm

By: Leo Lawton Peter Warren was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1703. By 1744 he was in command of a 16 ship squadron of the English Royal Navy. He had become a wealthy man. Using some of that wealth he