Wm "The Rebel" Lawson of Scott Co, VA. Also focused on our family of Dixon, Heady, Freeman, Morrisey, Aldredge, Logsdon, Stone, Henderson, McClellan and many more surnames..

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This work includes descendants of Wm "The Rebel" Lawson which is my husband's family and my own ancestors which covers other family lines so not all are Lawson descendants. If you think you relate to the Lawson lines, then check out LFHP link above.

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  • ID: I00087
  • Name: Rebecca Unknown-Was Not Jane Banks 1
  • Sex: F
  • ALIA: "She Was NOT Jane /Banks"/
  • Birth: in Her maiden name was not Banks
  • Death: 16 JAN 1827 in Snowflake, Scott, Virginia
  • Burial: Lawson Confederate Memorial Cemetery, Scott Co, Virginia
  • Note: Rebecca's surname is not known. As of December 2015 new information has been found about Rebecca. She was not the first wife of William Lawson or the mother of his children. In 1831 she was referred to as their step-mother in a letter between Travis Lawson and his youngest known brother Jeremiah.



    Marriage 1 WILLIAM LAWSON b: 26 JUN 1731 in Scotland- Montrose?
    • Married: AFT. 1773
    • Note:
      As of 2011, the actual marriage record of THIS William and Rebecca has still not been located.

      For clarification pertaining to other data seen online, the following marriage pertains to ANOTHER William Lawson, the one that did marry Jane Banks, not to William Lawson of Scott Co, Virginia who married Rebecca, maiden name unknown:

      The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 20, No. 3 (Jan., 1912), pp. 202-204 Published by: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture. HALIFAX COUNTY VIRGINIA MARRIAGE BONDS: 1758, May 24, William Lawson & Jane Banks, Spinster. That William Lawson and Jane Banks Lawson moved to Georgia where they lived until they died. That William Lawson, was a 1st Lieut & 2nd Lieut under Capt. James Quarles, 2nd Regt. DAR records state he was born 1740 in Halifax co., VA, died before 25 October, 1800, in Hancock Co., GA. He was also a captain in James Quarles 2nd Regt.

    Sources:
    1. Title: William Lawson, A Scottish Rebel
      Author: Bill Porter
      Publication: Overmountain Press, Johnson City, TN, copyright 1983, Reprint 2001
      Note: ABBR William Lawson, A Scottish Rebel
      Repository:
      Media: Book

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