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NATHANIEL LAWRENCE, son of Enoch and Ruth (Whitney-Shattuck) Lawrence, was born in Watertown, Massachusetts, February 21, 1677-78; died in Groton, September 13, 1765. He married ANNA SCRIPTURE, of Mason, New Hampshire; she died September 30, 1758.
Children, all born in Goton:
Early Records of Groton Massachusetts 974.44G
p. 55-6 The following names of the original proprietors of Groton are found on a loose leaf, and appear to be in the handwriting of the person who made the records for James Parker, given on the preceding page. For that reason the list is printed in this place. The figures indicate the number of acre-rights owned by each individual:
The fuerst Grant of euery man in this town
…John Lawranc 20…
…NATHANELL LORANC 10…
…Joseph lawranc… 05…
p.183 The Lands of Pelleg Lawrance
…2. Ten acres, more of lesse, lyeig by the Cowpund Medow bounded easy by the lands of NATHANIELL LAWRANCE, and on all other poynts by the town’s comon….
Pepperell Deaths Vital Records 974.44 Rice
Joseph, s. NATHANIEL & ANNA, fever, Oct. 13, 1757, a. 39 y. 6 m. [Oct . 10. Dup.].
Groton Epitaths 1704-1877 S. A. Greene 974.44G page 45
Skull & Cross-Bones
Here lyeth the Body of Mr. NATHANIEL LAWRANCE, who departed this Life Sept. 12th A. D. 1765 Aged 87 years 6 months & 21 days
The son of Enoch & Ruth (Whitney/Shattuck) Lawrence, born Feb 21, 1677-8, at Watertown. The mother was the widow of John Shattuck, when she married Enoch.
Historical Sketches of Some Members of The Lawrence Family by Robert M. Lawrence, MD (1888) page 39
NATHANIEL LAWRENCE, The oldest son of Enosh , and grandson of John, sen., was born in Watertown, feb. 21, 1677-8. He married ANNA SCRIPTURE about the year 1701, and had a large family. In the Groton records, May 8, 1705, he is called "sergeant." He was chosen constable in 1711, and afterwards served as surveyor of highways and tithingman. He died in Groton in 1765.
The Genealogy of the Family of John Lawrence of Wissett, in Suffolk, England, and of Watertown and Groton, Massachusetts By Rev. John Lawrence, Jr. (1869)
Page 31-2 Generation No. II.
58. I. NATHANIEL, b. Feb. 21, 1677-8, in Watertown. I0, Grotton …
Page 34-5 Generation No. III.
88. I. Nathaniel, b., May 3, 1702. 28, Groton
Mrs. ANNA LAWRENCE died Sept. 31, 1758, aged seventy-three years eight months twenty-one days. He died Sept. 12, 1765, aged eighty-seven years six months twenty-one days.