Joseph Lawton, October 18, 1753 - March 1815

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Title

Joseph Lawton, October 18, 1753 - March 1815

Alternative Title

Joseph Lawton

Subject

Walterboro (S.C.)

Description

A history of Joseph Lawton (1753-1815), who was the son of William Lawton of England and Mary Sams. Lawton was born on his father's Plantation, Steamboat Creek, on Edisto Island, South Carolina on October 18, 1753. By 1774, Lawton moved his family to Black Swamp, where he established a plantation called Mulberry Grove Plantation. Lawton married Sarah Robert (d. 1839) on March 18, 1773, and together they had seven children. In 1831, Sarah began the tradition of holding an Lawton family reunion. This booklet also includes a history of Black Swamp around the time of the American Revolutionary War, as well as a family tree.

Creator

Lawton, Thomas Oregon, Jr.

Source

Original 17-page booklet: Lawton, Thomas Oregon, Jr. Joseph Lawton, October 18, 1753 - March 1815. Lawton and Allied Families Association, 1975: Private Collection of Betty Jean Aulin Reagan.

Publisher

Lawton, Boyce M. III

Date Created

1975

Date Copyrighted

1975

Date Modified

1999-07-14

Contributor

Reagan, Bettye Jean Aulin

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 11-page booklet: Lawton, Thomas Oregon, Jr. Joseph Lawton, October 18, 1753 - March 1815. Lawton and Allied Families Association, 1975.

Is Part Of

Oviedo Historical Society Collection, Oviedo Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

34.8 MB

Medium

11-page booklet

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Steamboat Creek, Edisto Island, South Carolina
Mulberry Grove Plantation, Walterboro, South Carolina
Black Swamp, Robertville, South Carolina
Oviedo, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Thomas Oregon Lawton, Jr. and published by Boyce M. Lawton III.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Georgia Historical Society and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Bettye Jean Aulin Reagan

External Reference

Robison, Jim. Around Oviedo. 2012.
Rajtar, Steve. "Oviedo Historical Trail". Steve Rajtar. http://www.geocities.ws/krdvry/hikeplans/oviedo/planoviedo.html.
"History of the First Baptist Church, Oviedo, Florida: First 100 Years, 1869-1969." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/5657.

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11-page booklet

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