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Rebecca Lawson

Dear Family,

Additional information regarding Rebecca, the wife of William Lawson (1733–1826) has been posted at Find A Grave Memorial:

BIRTH unknown
Virginia, USA
DEATH 16 Jan 1827
Lawson Confederate Memorial CemeterySnowflake, Scott County, Virginia, USA
MEMORIAL ID 29149094 · View Source
#1 you need to know about Rebecca if you think she was your ancestor: She was not named Rebecca Jane Banks and she did not marry William Lawson in Halifax County, Virginia in 1758. Jane Banks was a different woman married to a different William Lawson.

#2 thing to know:

Researchers of this Lawson ancestor had always assumed that Rebecca was the mother of William Lawson's children. As of January of 2016, a letter was located in a collection belonging to a Wood family researcher of the Virginia-Tennessee area and shared with myself and several others of this Lawson family.

The letter was dated July 6, 1831 and written by Jeremiah Lawson of Brown County, Ohio to Travis Lawson of Morgan County, K…

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