Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy
This county is available for adoption.
We're looking for folks who share our desire to put data online and are
interested in helping this project be as successful as we can make it.
If you are interested joining our group as County Host for this website, or any of our websites, view our
A desire to transcribe data and know-how to make a basic webpage is required.
In the meantime, we'd be very happy to accept any data you'd care
to contribute and would like to see displayed on this site. We're looking for - the birth/death/marriage
records, obituaries, cemetery headstone readings, biographies, county histories, census data, pensions and other
military data. In short, we'd like to display all the items you used to put together your family tree (rather than
the tree itself).
Email your transcribed data to me Christine Walters
and I'll take care of putting
WE REGRET THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO DO PERSONAL RESEARCH FOR
All data we come across will be added to this website, so please keep checking back.
Lawrence County was founded in 1817. It was named in honor of Capt.
James Lawrence. He served under Stephen Decatur, in the War of 1812 and commanded the "Chesapeake" in
her fight with the frigate, "Shannon." Being mortally wounded he gave the famous command, "Don't
give up the Ship."
-- Lewis -- Maury -- Wayne
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