- Married: 1670-1671, , , Massachusetts, USA
Ancestral File Number: G8B5-V7.
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...
4. Joseph b Mar, d May 1642.
4.5. Joseph b 30 May 1643, and ex'r of his father's Will, adm freeman 15 May 1672; m 1670/1671 ?Rebecca ____. He was probably the Joesph Lawrence who, by wife Rebecca had dau Rebecca Bap in the 1st Church of Boston 1 Feb 1679/ 1680, and who d 14 Nov 1685. It is conjectured that the persons making the following Will were his wife and daughter. The Will of RebeccaLawrence (?of Boston) date 18 Jul, proved 12 Dec 1726, gives her estate to her mother Rebecca. The Will of wid Rebecca Lawrence, dated 27 Sep, proved 11 Oct 1731..."
Ancestral File Ver 4.13 8THR-4D Joseph LAWRENCE Born 30 May 1643 Watertown Suffolk Massachusetts, Spouse G8B5-V7 Rebecca FREEMAN Mar 1671 Massachusetts, Died 30 May 1642 Apparently in Ch.
Ancestral File Ver 4.13 H15V-WB Joseph LAWRENCE Born 1 Mar 1642 Watertown Middlesex MA, Mar NRCS-PB Rebecca UNKNOWN, Died 30 May 1642 Watertown Suffolk Massachusetts.
Rebecca married Joseph LAWRENCE, son of John LAWRENCE, VIII and Elizabeth COOKE, in 1670-1671 in , , Massachusetts, USA. (Joseph LAWRENCE was born on 30 May 1643 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.)