Bartholomew LAWSON[1]
Male Abt 1720 - 1765


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  • Birth  Abt 1720  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1748  , Lunenburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Miscellaneous 
    • Bartholumy Lawson (1 tithe), Jonas Lawson (1 tithe), and John Simkins (3 tithes) were listed in the Tithes for 1748 Lunenburg County in William Caldwell's District.
    Residence  1749  , Lunenburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Miscellaneous 
    • Bartley Lawson (1 tithe); Jonas Lawson (1 tithe); John Lawson and sons William and John, Junr. (3 tithes); and John Simkins (3 tithes) were listed in the Tithes for 1749 Lunenburg County in William Caldwell's District.
    Residence  1750  , Lunenburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Miscellaneous 
    • William and Bartholomew Lawson appeared on the 1750 Lunenburg County, Virginia Tithes list in William Caldwell's District (1 tithe each).
    Residence  1752  , Lunenburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "Barlly Lawso[n]" appeared on the Tithes for 1752 Lunenburg County, Virginia in William Caldwell's District (1 tithe). Jonas Lawson (1 tithe) and John Simpkins (3 tithes) also appeared.
    Property  4 Feb 1754  , Lunenburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "Lunenburg County, Virginia Deed Book 4, pages 320-321, 4 February 1754 ? John Lawson, Jonas Lawson and Barclay Lawson of Lunenburg County to Thomas Watkins of same county for 30 pounds, 143 acres in Lunenburg County on north side of Falling River where John Lawson?s father, William Lawson did live. Signed John (X) Lawson, Jonas (X) Lawson and Barclay (X) Lawson. Wit: Michael Pruit, Thompson Harris and George Pendleton. Recorded 2 April 1754."
    Property  2 Apr 1754  , Lunenburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "Lunenburg County, Virginia Order Book 2 1/2b, page 615, April Court 1754. An Indenture of Bargain of Sale between John Lawson, Jonas Lawson and Barcley Lawson of the one part and Thomas Watkins of the other part is acknowledge by the said John Lawson, which is order to be recorded and the same is proved by the oaths of two of the subscribing witnesses thereto to be the Act Deed of the said Jonas and Barcley which is ordered to be certified."
    Miscellaneous  Mar 1758  , Halifax, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Miscellaneous 
    • "Halifax County, VA, Court Orders 1758-1759 (Plea Book 2, part 2), page 274, March Court 1758 ? Bartlett Lawson, Plaintiff vs. Joseph Mays, Defendant, in case. This day came the parties by their Attorneys and thereupon also came a jury (it then name the jury). The jury says that the Plaintiff has sustained damages because of Defendant?s breach of the promise and assumption in the declaration specified, to one penny besides his costs. Ordered that Plaintiff recover against Defendant and Hugh Henry and Joseph Ray, who were returned security for his appearance, his damage afd. and his costs."
    Will  26 Mar 1759  Bedford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Probate  24 Jul 1759  Bedford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Miscellaneous  1762  Bedford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Miscellaneous 
    • "Bedford County, Virginia, Insolvents List 1762 - William Lawson (run away), John Lawson, John Lawson, Jr., David Lawson, Jonas Lawson all owed 5 lbs. tobacco, Bartlett Lawson owed 10 lbs. tobacco. Found in 'Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly,' Vol. XXIII, number 3, (1 August 1985) page 72."
    Miscellaneous  28 Jul 1762  Bedford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Miscellaneous 
    • "Bedford County, Virginia Order Book, 1761-1762 ? Order Book 2, page 68, 25 August 1762, Idem vs. Bartlet Lawson, Idem vs. Jonas Lawson, Idem vs. Wm. Lawson, Idem vs. Lawson. Judgment was given in Bartlet and Jonas? cases but nothing shown in William and John?s cases."
    Miscellaneous  28 Jul 1762  Bedford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Miscellaneous 
    • "Bedford County, Virginia Order Book, 1761-1762 ? Order Book 2, page 60, 28 July 1762, Idem vs. Bar Lawson, Idem vs. Wm. Lawson, Idem vs. Lawson, Hartee vs. Lawson. No details were given on the case except it shows a judgment was given in the case of Idem vs. Lawson."
    Property  9 Sep 1763  Bedford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "Susanna inherited 100 acres from her father, John Simkin's estate, which she was to receive upon her mother's death.

      Bedford County, Virginia, Deed Book 2, pages 268-270, dated 9 September 1763, Bartholomew Lawson of the County of Bedford sold to Michael Pruit of the said County of Bedford for the sum of forty five pounds one hundred acres, that tract situated, lying and being in the County of Bedford on the south side of Falling River bequeathed to the said Lawson by John Simkins, deceased. Signed Bartholomew + (his mark) Lawson. Witnesses were Thomas Watkins and James Prewit. Recorded 27 September 1763, Teste Ben Howard CBC.

      This may be about the time Bartholomew moved his family to North Carolina?"
    Died  1765  , Cumberland, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Probate  20 Feb 1765  , Cumberland, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "Abstracts of Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of Cumberland County, North Carolina ? October 1755-January 1779, Vol. I ? 20 February 1765, Ordered on motion of P. Ballard, attorney for Susannah Lawson, widow of Bartholomew Lawson, late of this county, that she have letters of administration on his estate, securities: Thomas Collins and John Overton, bond: 500 pounds, proc., she then qualifying."
    Probate  21 May 1765  , Cumberland, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "Abstracts of Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of Cumberland County, North Carolina ? October 1755-January 1779, Vol. I ? 21 May 1765, Bartholomew Lawson?s administratrix returned inventory and to have liberty to sell the perishable estate of the deceased sufficient to pay debts of deceased."
    Probate  23 Aug 1765  , Cumberland, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "Abstracts of Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of Cumberland County, North Carolina ? October 1755-January 1779, Vol. I ? 23 August 1765, Ordered last court that sheriff sell as much of the estate of Bartholomew Lawson as would be sufficient to satisfy all debts due by the deceased, the sheriff by mistake sold the whole estate amounting to 254 pound, 11 shillings and 4 pence, proc., the widow and administratrix being dissatisfied with the sale and the several persons who became purchasers at the sale being willing to restore said goods, the widow ordered to receive the goods and return all bonds to purchasers and to appear at next court."
    Person ID  I153  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified  7 Jul 2010 

    Father  William LAWSON 
    Family ID  F928  Group Sheet

    Family  Susanna SIMPKINS 
    Married  Bef 22 Jan 1754  [2
    • Susannah's father's will, dated 22 Jan 1754, named her as Susannah Lawson.
    Children 
     1. Elisha LAWSON
    >2. William LAWSON,   b. 1753, Lunenburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1811, , Hawkins, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  12 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F319  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    Tithables in Colonial Virginia
    Tithables in Colonial Virginia

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Internet, http://thor.genserv.net/sub/mb5a/ped_498.htm#9464 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S145] Carl L. Lawson, Lawson DNA.org (http://lawsondna.org/default.html), Bartholomew Lawson of Falling River Timeline. (Reliability: 2).
      http://lawsondna.org/Pages/Bartholomew1timeline.html




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