Lawsons Named
Date
County in Virginia
Documentation
1735
Amelia
Amelia County was formed Prince George and Brunswick County in 1735. See map 1731-1740
Rubin
1736
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Tax List 1736 - Rubin Lawson, 1 tithable, Tax Precinct Below Deep Creek in Nottoway Parish.
Rubin
1737
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Tax List 1737 - Rubin Lawson, 1 tithable, Tax Precinct Below Deep Creek extent of the county downward.
Rubin
1738
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Tax List 1738 - Rubin Lawson, 1 tithable, Tax Precinct Below Deep Creek extent of the county downward.
Rubin & William
1739
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Tax List 1739 - Rubin Lawson, 1 tithable, Tax Precinct Below Deep Creek extent of the county downward.
William Lawson is listed with Samuel Cobbs who had 16 tithables, Tax Precinct between Flatt and Deep Creeks.
Rubin
18 May 1739
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Court Order Book 1, 1735-1746, 18 May 1739 Court, page 67 - Judgment Thomas Gregory vs. Reben Lawson, to plaintiff for 2 pounds and cost.
Returns made by Sheriffs on back of Order Book 1. (Gregory vs. Lawson) Ruben Lawson is not be found within my bailiwick. John Dawson, Gentleman, Sheriff.
Rubin
25 Sep 1739
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Court Order Book 1, 1735-1746, 25 September 1739 Court, page 78 - Case of Thomas Gregory vs. Ruben Lawson. Lawson appeared in custody; ordered he be recommitted.
At end of Order Book 1, Entries for Sheriff, page 5 - (Gregory vs. Lawson) As per writ I have Ruben Lawson ready to appear before the Justices on the stated date satisfy his debt to Thomas Gregory. John Dawson, Sheriff.
Rubin
Mar 1739/40
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Court Order Book 1, 1735-1746, March 1739/40 Court, page 100 - Attachment, John West vs. Ruben Lawson for 2 pounds; Sheriff attached 4 head of cattle, which were ordered sold.
James
1751
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Tax List 1751 - James Lawson, Tax Precinct Between Flatt and Appomattox River.
Benjamin, Claiborne, William & Elizabeth
22 May 1760
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 7, 1759-1762, pages 199-202 - Deed, David Greenhill, Gentleman of Amelia County to Claiborne Whitehead Lawson and Isaac Jackson and Elizabeth, his wife, of same, dated 22 May 1760, consideration 60 pounds, 196 acres. Benjamin Lawson, deceased late of Prince George County, VA, empowered his executors to sell certain lands in his possession and directed them to lay out 100 pounds of money from such sale for purchased of other lands and to convey such land to his sons, William and Claiborne Lawson, reserving to the aforesaid Elizabeth, his wife, for life, the use and occupation of lands to be purchased for his sons. After her death, land was to be vested in Claiborne Lawson and his heirs. Therefore, for 60 pounds, David Greenhill and Wood Jones, executors of his will, purchased from Alexander and Joanna Howard of Amelia County for the said Elizabeth and Claiborne Lawson 196 acres on Sweathouse Creek as shown on deed dated 27 November 1757. Witnesses: none. Deed acknowledged 22 May 1760.
Claiborne
27 Oct 1762
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 8, 1762-1765, page 10 - Deed, Isaac Jackson of Raleigh Parish, Amelia County to David Greenhill of same, dated 27 October 1762, consideration 12 pounds, 196 acres with all buildings. Land is that which said Jackson had his wife's life in and is land said Greenhill bought of Alexander Howard for use of Claiborne Lawson. Witnesses: John Leigh, Isham Browder and Edward Brisham.
Claiborne
1762
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Tax List 1762 - Claiborn Lawson, Tax Precinct Between Flatt and Appomattox River.
Robert Lawson, Tax Precinct Below Deep Creek in Raleigh Parish.
Claiborne
1763
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Tax List 1763 - Claiborn Lawson, Tax Precinct Between Flatt and Appomattox River.
Claiborne
28 Feb 1764
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 8, 1762-1765, page 399 - Deed, John Cooke and Judith (X), his wife of Amelia County to Christopher Ford of same, dated 28 February 1764, consideration 21 pounds and 14 schillings, 34.5 acres in Amelia County. Witnesses: Benjamin Cooke, Alexander Walker, Claiborne W. Lawson, William Waters and Thomas Geers.
Claiborne
6 Mar 1764
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 8, 1762-1765, page 324 - Deed, Steuart Farley and Mary, his wife, of Raleigh Parish, Amelia County to Peter Burton of same, dated 6 March 1764, consideration 25 pounds and love and affection for his wife's brother, 50 acres in Amelia County. Witnesses: Christopher Ford, Claiborne W. Lawson and Plummer Thurston.
Clai (Claiborne?) & Robert
1764
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Tax List 1764 - Clai (Claiborne?) Lawson, Tax Precinct Between Flatt and Deep Creeks.
Robert Lawson, Tax Precinct Below Deep Creek in Raleigh Parish.
Philadelphia
15 Dec 1764
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Marriage Bonds 1735-1766, bond for the marriage of Philadelphia Lawson and Abraham West 15 December 1764. Her Guardian, David Greenhill gave consent. Witnesses were John Mackie, John Phillips and Henry Dennis. Surety Richard Dennis.
John
25 Apr 1765
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 8, 1762-1765, page 608 - Deed, John Cooke and Judith (X), his wife and Benedict Hammock, Sr. of Amelia County to Mary Wainwright of Dinwiddie County, VA, dated 25 April 1765, consideration 60 pounds, 205 acres in Amelia County. Witnesses: Charles Connally, John Lawson, William Holloway, John Hammock and Edward Algood.
Robert
26 Oct 1765
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 9, 1766-1768, page 177 - Bond, Sarah Truly, Wood Jones, Robert Munford, Samuel Pincham, John Gray and Francis Spain of Amelia County are bound to Thomas Tabb, Edmund Booker and Francis Anderson of same, dated 26 October 1765. Witnesses Robert Lawson and Rolfe Eldridge. Recorded 23 July 1767.
Robert
10 May 1766
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 9, 1766-1768, page 88 - Deed, James May and William George of Amelia County to Raleigh Carter of Lancaster County, VA, dated 10 May 1766, consideration 60 pounds, no areas mention. Land in Nottoway Parish, Amelia County on lines of James Hudson, Thomas Ellis and Bumpass. Witnesses: T. G. Peachy, Robert Lawson and David Spain. Recorded 23 November 1766.
William
19 Jan 1767
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 9, 1766-1768, page 174 - Deed, Abraham (X) Hawks and Lucy (X), his wife, of Raleigh Parish, Amelia County, to David Greenhill of same, dated 19 January 1767, consideration 71 pounds and 5 shillings, 284 acres in same Parish and County on l/s of lower fork of Seller Creek, adjacent line of Christopher Hinton and Joseph Hawks, being land paten to said Abraham Hawks on 12 Jan 1747/48, with all woods, etc. Witnesses: William Lawson, Nelson Jones and Thomas Wilkerson. Recorded 23 April 1767.
Robert
10 Feb 1767
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 9, 1766-1768, page 181 - Deed, Thomas Griffin Peachy and Elizabeth, his wife, of Amelia County to William Baldwin of same, dated 10 February 1767, consideration 117 pounds, 220 acres in Nottoway Parish, Amelia County on two upper forks of West Creek, adjacent lines of Stewarts, (now Dupree), Smith, Gilliam, Harris and Balswin, with all house, etc. Witnesses: John Baldwin, Robert Lawson and George Farley. Recorded 23 July 1767.
Robert
27 Dec 1770
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 11, 1769-1772, page 183 - Deed of Gift, Elizabeth Greenhill of Raleigh Parish, Amelia County to grandson, Joseph Greenhill, son of David Greenhill, dated 27 December 1770, consideration natural love and affection, a mulatto slave known by name of Richard Hunt. Witnesses: Robert Lawson and Thomas Williams. Recorded 27 December 1770.
Robert
26 June 1772
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 11, 1769-1772, page 453 - Deed, Peter Jones of Raleigh Parish, Amelia County to William Jones of same, dated 26 June 1772, consideration 800 pounds, 547 acres in Amelia County on s/s Deep Creek and is same land where Major Peter Jones, deceased lived during his lifetime. Land adjacent Deep Creek. Witnesses: Robert Lawson, Daniel Jones, Branch Jones and Edward Jones. Recorded 26 June 1772.
Robert
30 Sep 1773
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 12, 1773-1774, page 199 - Deed, Bryant McDearmanroe of Prince Edward County, VA and John Fisher, Merchant of Osbornes, Chesterfield County, VA to Richard Jones Jr. of Amelia County, dated 30 September 1773, consideration 30 pounds, 50 acres in Amelia County, adjacent lines of Trueheart, Richard Forrest and Isham Vaughan. Witnesses: P. Carrington, William Watts, Robert Lawson and John Graham. Proven by William Watts, Robert Lawson and John Graham. Recorded 24 February 1774.
Robert
30 Jan 1774
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Will Book 2, 1771-1780, page 117 - Will of Elizabeth Greenhill of Raleigh Parish, Will dated 30 January 1774, no proven date, witnesses Robert Lawson and Wood Jones Jr. Mentions grandson Paschal Greenhill, Nelson Jones, son David Greenhill and David's son-in-law, Thomas Williams. Granddaughter Catharine Greenhill; grandson Phillip Whitehead Greenhill and granddaughters Sarah Greenhill, Martha Greenhill and Lucy Greenhill.
Robert
30 Jan 1774
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 12, 1773-1774, page 221 - Deed of Gift, Elizabeth Greenhill of Raleigh Parish, Amelia County to grandson Joseph Greenhill, dated 30 January 1774, consideration natural love and affection for grandson, 1 mulatto wrench named Betty. Witnesses: Thomas Williams and Robert Lawson. Proven by Robert Lawson on 26 February 1774 and Thomas Williams on 24 March 1774. Recorded 24 March 1774.
Claiborne
27 Oct 1774
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 13, 1774-1777, page 92 - Deed, Frederick (X) Spain of Amelia County to Richard Robertson of same, dated 27 October 1774, consideration 110 pounds, 110 acres in Amelia County on w/s Deep Creek, adjacent Spain's old line. Witnesses: Peter Jones, Claiborne Whitehead Lawson and John Ward. Recorded 27 October 1774. Mary, wife of Frederick Spain relinquished her dower right 27 October 1774.
Claiborne
27 Oct 1774
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 13, 1774-1777, page 99 - Deed, Samuel Morgan of Halifax County, North Carolina to Paschal Greenhill of Brunswick County, VA, dated 7 October 1774, consideration 375 pounds, 450 acres in Amelia County on n/s Little Nottoway River, being land patent on 5 June 1736. Land is adjacent lines of John Wallace, Isham Eppa and the river. Witnesses: Joseph Greenhill, Claiborne Whitehead Lawson, Christopher Hinton and Francis Mallory Jr. Proven by Joseph Greenhill, Claiborne Whitehead Lawson and Christopher Hinton on 27 October 1774 and recorded 22 December 1774.
Claiborne & William
10 Aug 1775
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 13, 1774-1777, page 266 - Deed, Robert (X) Mayton and Peggy (X) his wife of Lunenburg County, VA to Philip Jones of Amelia County, dated 10 August 1775, consideration 50 pounds, 100 acres in Raleigh Parish, Amelia County, which was left to him by Will of his father John Mayton. This is the upper part of land where John Mayton lived. Witnesses: Thomas Williams, Claiborne Whitehead Lawson, William Lawson, Wood Jones, Peter Jones, Daniel Hardaway and John Worsham. Proven by Thomas Williams, Claiborne Whitehead Lawson and William Lawson on 23 November 1775. Recorded 23 November 1775. Margaret, wife of Robert Mayton, relinquished her dower on 22 October 1776.
Anne
24 Sep 1776
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Will Book 2, 1771-1780, page 211 - Will of Henry Green, dated 24 September 1776, proven date blank. Mention daughter Ann (Anne) Lawson.
William
Jan 1777
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 14, 1777-1778, page 194 - Power of Attorney, J. Lewellen Jones of Amelia County appoints his friends Paschal Greenhill, Daniel Jones and Capt. Philip Jones of Denwiddie County, VA his lawful attorneys, dated January 1777. Witnesses: Thomas Williams, William Greenhill and William Lawson.
Robert
1776-1777
Amelia
Virginia Military Records - Robert Lawson, VA. After serving as Major in the 4th Virginia from 13 February 1776, Lt. Col. after 13 August 1776 and Col. After 19 August 1777, he resigned 17 December 1777 and subsequently saw action at Guilford and in the Yorktown Campaign as a Brigadier General of the Virginia Militia.
Robert
17 Jan 1778
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Unrecorded Deeds and Other Documents, 1750-1902, Packet #1, labeled, Deed not proven – Deed of Gift, Paschall Greenhill to Thomas Williams.  Dated 17 January 1778.  Consideration: Love and respect for his sister Catharine, wife of Thomas Williams and 5 shillings.  Negro slaves: Milley, Ned, Polly, King, Isham, Phil, Elly, Bett, Silvia, Amos, Kit, Lucy and Moses.  Thomas Williams by virtue of his intermarriage with Catharine Greenhill, daughter of David Greenhill deceased, and sister to the above mention Paschall Greenhill, was put in possession by David Greenhill, father of the said Catharine, the aforementioned slaves.  These slaves were the dower slaves of Elizabeth Greenhill, deceased, mother of the aforesaid David and held in consequence of her marriage with Paschall Greenhill Sr., late of King William County, VA.  He died before he actually possessed the slaves and they became the property of Paschall Greenhill as the lawful heir of his grandfather, Paschall Greenhill.  Desirous of fulfilling the will and intent of his father, David Greenhill, deceased, he makes over these slaves to his sister’s husband, Thomas Williams.  Witnesses: Ro. Lawson and John Johnston.  Proved 26 February 1778.
Robert
27 Jan 1778
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Marriage Bonds, page V-1 – William Vasser and Elizabeth Jackson obtain a marriage bond 27 January 1778.  Surety Robert Lawson.
William
30 Sep 1778
Amelia
Virginia Military Records - Lawson, William (VA). 1st Lieutenant 4th Virginia, 1st January 1777; retired 30th September 1778.
Claiborne
6 Aug 1780
Amelia
Revolutionary Pension records - Claiborne Whitehead Lawson (VA), Ensign 1st Virginia, 7th October, 1775; 1st Lieutenant 2d December, 1776; Captain 18th October, 1777 in Colonel Richard Parker's First Virginia Regiment, was in the battle of Stony Point (another place it called it Hanging Rock) and Buford's Defeat, where he was mortally wounded 6th August, 1780, and died shortly after.

Death date from Revolutionary War Pension Applications. Listed as a Captain and that his brother Benjamin was a Lieutenant. Fabius Lawson applied for Claiborne's warrant and stated he was a nephew and heir.
Robert
14 Nov 1780
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Deed Book 15, 1778-1781, page 398 - Deed of Gift. Robert Lawson of Prince Edward County, VA to Lucy Atkinson Jackson, dated 14 November 1780, consideration, natural love and affection for his sister-in-law, 5 shillings, one negro girl named Polly, now in possession of Robert Lawson. Witnesses: Isaac Jackson and Catharine (X) Claiborne. No recording date.
Claiborne, William Benjamin & Lucy
23 Nov 1780
Amelia
Amelia County, VA, Will Book 3, 1780-1786, page 63 - Will of C. W. Lawson, dated 8 April 1780 and proven 23 November 1780. Further proved 24 January 1782. To brother William Lawson, land on Sweathouse Creek joining Col. Wood Jones. To brother Benjamin Lawson, negro Robert. Sister Lucy Jackson, negro Mary and Lucy. Mother unnamed. Witnesses: Wood Jones Jr. and Catharine (X) Claiborne.
Order Book 15, 1780-1782, page 78, 24 June 1782 Court - Will further proved of Claiborne Lawson.
Benjamin
10 Dec 1780
Amelia
Amelia County, VA, Will Book 3, 1780-1786, page 18, dated 10 December 1780 - Will of Stephen Bennett. Mentions son Spencer Bennett. Also Nathaniel Saunders Crow, Anthony Crow, Benjamin Crow and Robert Crow. Exec. wife Elizabeth Bennett, Richard Runstall, Robert Hill and Edward Hill of King and Queen County. Ben Lawson, Wm. Vasser, George Vasser and John Howell were witnesses.
Benjamin
1776-1781
Amelia
Virginia Military Records - Lawson, Benjamin (VA), Sergeant 4th Virginia, April, 1776; Regimental Paymaster 3d August, 1777, to June, 1779; 2d Lieutenant 3d March, 1778; 1st Lieutenant, -, 1780; transferred to 2d Virginia, 12th February, 1781, and served to close of war.
William
28 Aug 1781
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Unrecorded Deeds and Other Documents, 1750-1902, Packet #1, labeled, Deed not proven - Deed, Peter Booth of Bedford County, VA to Peter Randolph of Amelia County, dated 28 August 1781, consideration, 150 pounds, 100 acres in Raleigh Parish, Amelia County on Deep Creek. Witnesses: Barbar Claiborne, William ____er, William Greenhill and William Lawson. Proved 25 April 1782 by W. Greenhill.
Benjamin
5 Mar 1783
Amelia
Amelia County, VA, Will Book 3, 1780-1786, page 187 – Will of John Ellington, dated 5 March 1783 and Proven date not given.  Mentions sons David Ellington, William Ellington, Daniel Ellington, Peter Ellington, and daughters Mary Farley, Ann Marshall, Becca Farley, Elizabeth Roberts, granddaughters Elizabeth Williams, Mary Ellington (daughter of Peter Ellington) grandsons Ellington Morgan, John Morgan and John Ellington (son of Daniel Ellington).  Executor was sons William and Daniel Ellington.  Witnesses – Rice Newman, Benjamin Lawson and J. H. Briggs.
Benjamin
2 Oct 1783
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Marriage Bonds 1784-1786, Bond for the marriage of Benjamin Lawson and Ellen Worshan was posted 2 October 1783. Surety put up by Zachariah Leigh.
Benjamin
24 Dec 1783
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Marriage Bonds 1784-1786, page J-2 Benjamin Lawson put up surety for the marriage of Abraham Jones and Lucy Atkinson Jackson, daughter of Isaac Jackson on 24 December 1783.
Benjamin
5 Jan 1784
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Marriage Bonds 1784-1786, page L-1 – Benjamin Lawson put up surety for the marriage of Zachariah Greenhill Leigh and Priscilla Allen Townes on 5 January 1784.  Interesting that the Priscilla Allen Townes consent was given by Zachariah Greenhill Leigh.
Claiborne, William, Elizabeth & Benjamin
28 Jan 1784
Amelia
Abstracts from the John K. Martin Papers: -
Deposition of Theok. Bland, 28 January 1784: Bounty Warrant 2655 for 4,000 acres to Captain Claiborne Lawson issued to William Lawson, heir of Claiborn Lawson, Amelia County. "Elizabeth Jackson mother of William Lawson came before me and made oath that the said William Lawson is the eldest son of Benjamin Lawson, deceased and as such is heir at law to Claiborn Whitehead Lawson, deceased, second son to the said Benjamin Lawson.
Benjamin
14 May 1784
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Unrecorded Deeds and Other Documents, 1750-1902, Packet #1, labeled, Deed not proven - Receipt, James Townes Jr., clerk of Amelia County on 23 July 1801 received a deed executed 14 May 1784 by Richard Kennon to George Robertson for 542 acres in Amelia County. Proved January Court 1785. Teste: Benjamin Lawson
Benjamin
23 Jul 1801
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Unrecorded Deeds and Other Documents, 1750-1902, Packet #1, labeled, Deed not proven – Receipt.  James Townes, Jr., Clerk of Amelia County on 23 July 1801 received a deed executed 14 May 1784 by Richard Kennon to George Robertson for 542 acres in Amelia County which deed is lodged in the office and partly proved by witness at January Court 1785.  Signed T. B. Robertson.  Teste: Benjamin Lawson.
Philadelphia, Benjamin, Benjamin, Claiborne & William
22 Sep 1803
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Unrecorded Deeds and Other Documents, 1750-1902, Packet #1, labeled, Deed not proven - Deed, Philadelphia West of Halifax County, VA and Lewis (X) Hood and Catherine, his wife, of Nottoway County, VA to Samuel A. Jackson of Amelia County. Dated 19 October 1802. Consideration 30 pounds for 196 acres in Amelia County on Sweathouse Creek, being same land which David Greenhill and Wood Jones, executors of Benjamin Lawson, deceased, purchased at the request and with the money of Benjamin Lawson and willed by him to his son, Claiborne Lawson and will by Claiborne Lawson to his brother, William Lawson, who died intestate. Witnesses: William L. West, Benjamin West, Frank West, Claiborne West, Thomas Worsham, David Greenhill and Anthony Roach. Proved 22 September 1803 by one witness as to Hood's wife and as to him and ordered continued.
Fabius
7 Mar 1808
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Unrecorded Deeds and Other Documents, 1750-1902, Packet #1, labeled, Deed not proven – Deed of Trust.  Zacharias G. Leigh of Amelia County, first part; John Scurry & John Townes of same, second part; and Sherwood Walton of same, third part.  Dated 7 March 1808, consideration $1.  Leigh is indebted to Scurry by bond dated 16 April 1805 and wishes to secure the debt.  It was witnessed by Thomas Scott, A. Tucker and Fabius Lawson.  Proved 22 September 1808 by one witness and continued.
Benjamin
11 Feb 1814
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Marriage Bond 1735 – 1815, page B-7 – 11 February 1814.  Davis Barding and Rachel Barding.  Surety – William Barding.  Witness to bond was Benjamin Lawson.
Benjamin
5 Mar 1814
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Marriage Bond 1735 – 1815, page M-5 – Benjamin Lawson was a witness for the marriage of John Milton and Lucy Rucker, daughter of Sally Rucker, who gave consents on 5 March 1814.  Witnesses to consent Pleasant Rucker and Elizabeth Rucker.  Surety Pleasant Rucker, who testifies Lucy is “upwards of 21.”  Witness to bond, Benjamin Lawson, who says John Milton is of Cumberland County.  Married 10 March by Rev. John Skurrey.
Benjamin
13 Apr 1814
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Marriage Bond 1735 – 1815, page P-3 – 13 April 1814.  William P. Payne and Sally V. Hudson.  Benjamin Lawson gave consent “as Guardian to Sally V. Hudson.”  Witnesses to consent, Benjamin Lawson and Barbee Miller.  Surety – John St. Clair.
Fabius
28 Aug - 14 Nov 1814
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Pay Roll of a Troop of Cavalry, commanded by Capt. Tilmon E. Jeter, from the First Regiment of Virginia Militia, of the County of Amelia, under the command of Major John T. Woodford, from 28 August to 14 November 1814. Fabius Lawson was listed as Sergeant, time of service 2 months and 17 days.
Fabius
23 June 1819
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Unrecorded Deeds and Other Documents, 1750-1902, Packet #1, labeled, Deed not proven - Deed of Trust, David Maxey of Amelia County, first part; Fabius Lawson of same, second part; and Patrick Henley of same, third part. Dated 23 June 1819. Consideration $1. Maxey is indebted to Henley in the amount of $32 due by bond dated 17 March 1819 and wishes to secure payment. He therefore conveys to Lawson in trust, the following property; one feather bed and furniture and one cow. If the debt is not paid when due the property may be sold at public auction and the proceeds used to satisfy the debt. Witnesses: E. Gill, John Robertson and John Sudbury. Proved 22 July 1819 by 2 witnesses and continued.
Fabius
31 Oct 1821
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Unrecorded Deeds and Other Documents, 1750-1902, Packet #1, labeled, Deed not proven - Power of Attorney, dated 31 October 1821 - Richard H. Leigh, now of Amelia County being about to remove to the state of Alabama, appoints John T. Leigh and William Leigh of Amelia County his attorneys. Witness: Fabius Lawson and E. B. Seay.
Fabius & Fabius W.
20 Aug 1825
Amelia
Amelia County, VA Unrecorded Deeds and Other Documents, 1750-1902, Packet #1, labeled, Deed not proven - Power of Attorney, Martha A. Townes of Amelia County being about to move to the state of Alabama, appoints John T. Leigh as her attorney. Dated 20 August 1825. Witnesses Fabius Lawson and Fabius W. Lawson.
Fabius
23 Feb 1827
Richmond City
Revolutionary Pensions - Application filed on 23 February 1827, in City of Richmond, Virginia, by son, Fabius Lawson, heir of deceased soldier. He was allowed 200 acres of bounty land on Warrant No. 1225, on account of the services of his father Benjamin Lawson, Lieutenant, Virginia Line, War of Revolution, 1 March 1827. Also indicated Benjamin was the brother of Claiborne Whitehead Lawson.