1925 Biography - Lawrence

The Lawrences are an old and large family of New Burnside community. They came here before the war. Henry, Newton and William were brothers. Two of the second generation were Frank who married Miss Morray, a daughter of Captain J. B. and Lem as he was known who married Phoebe Dalton. Dave, Ray and Frank are of the younger generation still. Some of the second generation served in the Civil War. The family lines could not be traced out. They were influential and widely known citizens. The Grand Army Post at New Burnside was named in honor of William Lawrence.

Extracted 08 Feb 2017 by Norma Hass from 1925 A History of Johnson County, Illinois, by Mrs. P. T. Chapman, page 401.

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