- Born: 9 Jan 1658/59, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
- Died: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Another name for Zechariah was Zackariah.
Ancestral File Number: 24V4-B9.
Mariner, Master of the "Success".
Genealogies, Families, and Descendants of Early Settlers of Watertown MA, Vol I, Genealogies, Henry Bond MD, Boston, Little Brown & Co, 1855, p819:
"(I.) John Lawrence settled in Watertown probably in 1635 as his eldest child was born there 14 Mar 1635/1636. His name is on the earliest list of proprietors extant, and he was adm freeman 17 Apr 1637. The date of his arrival in Americal has not been ascertained nor is it known whether he was married before or after his arrival. Nothing has yet been ascertained from American recordsor archives with respect to his parentage or ancestry...
12.13. Zechariah b in Watertown 9 Mar 1658/1659. He was probably the Zechariah Lawrence of Boston, mariner, master of the 'Success,' against whom a suit for wages was brought in 1691..."
A Genealogical Memoir of the Families of Lawrences with Direct Male Line from Sir Robert Lawrence of Lancashire AD 1190 Down to John Lawrence of Watertown AD 1636 Mercy Hale Boston 1856.
p5: "(1) Family No.1. John and Elizabeth had as follows:...
"(14) XIII. Zechariah, b. 9 Jan 1658/1659."
Pedigree of Lawrence Compiled from Heralds' Visitations, Inquisitions Post Mortem, Deeds, Charters, Wills, Parish Registers, and other Original Manuscripts H G Somerby Esq Boston CS71.L42 1856:
"...John Lawrence baptized at Wisset Oct 8, 1609; came to New England in 1630, and settled at Watertown. In 1662 he removed to Groton, where he died July 11, 1667, aged 58. He is named in a deposition of his brother Robert, dated 1639, as of New England...Elizabeth first wife died at Groton, Aug. 29, 1663... Son Zechariah..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.13 24V4-B9 Zackariah LAWRENCE Born 9 Mar 1658, Died Prob Boston.