Biographical Sketch of Almon Lawrence

Discover your
family's story.

Enter a grandparent's name to get started.

choose a state:
Start Now

Lawrence, Almon, Monkton, Monkton Ridge p. o., was born in Monkton, Vt., on May 18, 1804. His early life was spent on his father’s farm until he entered Newton preparatory department. He graduated from the Burlington College in 1837, after which he taught at St. Albans for several years, and then returned to farm life. He was a son of Diah and Lucretia (Peck) Lawrence. She was born in Norwich, Conn., in 1784, and he was born in 1772. They were married in 1800 and had a family of thirteen children born to them, six of whom are now living — Almon (born in 1804), Milton (born in 1816), Abi (born in 1818), Mary Olive (born in 1823), Henry (born in 1826), Jane (born in 1828). Diah was a son of Josiah and Mrs. Mary (Branch) Lawrence; they were born in Connecticut and married in 1761, and settled in Bennington county, Vt., where they died. They had a family of eight children born to them, three of whom are now living — Diah, Mary and Josiah. Diah settled in Monkton, Vt., in 179-, where he purchased the old homestead which is now in the possession of Almon Lawrence.

MLA Source Citation:

Finished Round 1 Editing. Needs locations and topics in round 2. Needs index page Web. 31 January 2015. - Last updated on Sep 1st, 2012


Contribute to the Conversation!

Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Newsletter Signup

We currently provide two newsletters. Why not take both for a run?

Genealogy Update: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new, or significantly updated, collection or database on our website.

Circle of Nations: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new (or significantly updated) Native American collection or database on our website.

Once you've clicked on the Subscribe button above you'll receive an email from us requesting confirmation. You must confirm the email before you will be able to receive any newsletter.

Connect With Us!

Pin It on Pinterest


Share This

Share this post with your friends!