- Born: 6 May 1661, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
- Married: 19 Feb 1681/82, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Ancestral File Number: 3GBT-LM.
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 records or archives with respect to his parentage or ancestry...
9.10. Isaac, mentioned in his father's Will; m 19 Apr 1682 Abigail Bellows b in Concord 6 May 1661, dau of John and Mary (Wood) Bellows...Isaac Lawrence and wife Abigail of Morwich CT heirs of their uncle Dea Isaac Woods of Marlboro executed a deed 26 Feb 1718/1719..."
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:...
"(11) X. Isaac, m. 19 Feb 1682, Abigail Bellows, Cambridge."
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 Isaac..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.13 3GBT-LM Abigail BELLOWS Mar 24V4-7R Isaac LAWRENCE 19 Apr 1682 Watertown Middlesex Massachusetts.
Abigail married Isaac LAWRENCE, son of John LAWRENCE, VIII and Elizabeth COOKE, on 19 Feb 1681/82 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. (Isaac LAWRENCE was born in 1652 in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA, christened in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA and died on 19 Apr 1731 in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA.)