Jonas Lawson’s Family

Lawsons Named
Date
County in Virginia
Documentation
John & John
8 May 1690
New Kent
Register of St. Peter’s Parish, pages 1-20 – New Kent County, Virginia. John, a son to John Lawson, baptized 8 May 1690.
John, Judith & Elenor
10 Jul 1698
New Kent
Register of St. Peter’s Parish, pages 1-20 – New Kent County, Virginia. Elenor, a daughter of John Lawson and Judith his wife, baptized 10 July 1698.
Nicholas
20 Apr 1704
New Kent
Nicholas Lawson was listed in an Act, dated 20 April 1704 provided for the dividing of St. Peters Parish in New Kent County on 1 June 1704. It was divided into two distinct parishes and that the Division of the said two parishes be from the mouth of Maccadecum Creek, so up the said Creek to Mr. John Lewis’ mill, thence down the Queens high road to the Rowling road that goeth from Edward Moors to George Turners so along the said road including the said Moor in ye upper parish, thence along the said road to the plantation of John Baughan Senior who is to be in the upper parish thence upon a line between the plantation of Nicholas Lawson and John Sandidge, the said Lawson to be in the Lower parish and Sandidge in the upper and so upon a straight line to Chickahominy Swamp including Edward Clarks in the upper parish and that the lower part of the said parish shall remain and hereafter be called and known by the name of St. Peters Parish and that the upper part of the said parish shall hereafter be called and known by the name of St. Paul’s Parish.
See Document Vestry Book St. Paul’s Parish
Nicholas & John
1704
New Kent
The Rent Roll of Virginia 1704-1705 for New Kent County shows: –
Nicholas Lawson with 200 acres.
John Lawson with 50 acres.
John
22 Jul 1706
New Kent
The Vestry Book, St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia 1706-1786, page 11. Vestry held at the Lower Church for St. Paul’s Parish in New Kent County, 22 July 1706. Ordered that Elizabeth Williams a Parish Child, which is at John Lawson’s be forthwith bound out to Thomas Carr, of King William County by the Churchwardens.
John
12 Aug 1706
New Kent
The Vestry Book, St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia 1706-1786, page 14. Vestry held at the Lower Church for St. Paul’s Parish in New Kent County, 12 August 1706. To John Lawson for keeping Elizabeth Williams 8 months, 400 lbs. Tobacco.
John
14 Feb 1707 /08
New Kent
The Vestry Book, St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia 1706-1786, page 25. Vestry held at the Lower Church for St. Paul’s Parish in New Kent County, 14 February 1707/08. Ordered that the following Tithables shall be added to and belong to the Precincts of Mr. John White – (viz) Mark Anthony’s, John Hall’s, Elizabeth Burnett’s, Edward Bullock’s, Frances Esther’s, & Elizabeth Evins, (which lately belong’d to the precincts of Capt. Robert Anderson) also Mr. Rowland Horsleys, John Lawson’s & Wm. Freeman’s which lately belong’d to the precincts of Joseph Baughon.
Jonas
14 Mar 1708 /09
New Kent
The Vestry Book, St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia 1706-1786, page 215. Returns of the Processioning made to the Vestry of St. Paul’s Parish 14 March 1708/09 from the Surveyor of the 39 Precincts. The lands of Richard Brooks, Thomas Foster, Jonas Lawson, John Medlock, Peter Plantine, Abraham Venable, Charles Lovell, George Lovell & Sam. Hill, lying adjacent to each other being made one precinct (Precinct 23), of which the said Abraham Venible and George Lovell were appointed overseers…
Nicholas
14 Mar 1708 /09
New Kent
The Vestry Book, St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia 1706-1786, page 216.  Returns of the Processioning made to the Vestry of St. Paul’s Parish 14 March 1708/09 from the Surveyor of the 39 Precincts.  Listed in Precinct 25, taken by Robert Bumpas and Henry Crumpton was Nicholas Lawson.  Indicated when they made the return on the Order, Nicholas Lawson, denied being he was not a Liver (did not live) in the parish.
John
14 Mar 1708 /09
New Kent
The Vestry Book, St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia 1706-1786, page 217.  Returns of the Processioning made to the Vestry of St. Paul’s Parish 14 March 1708/09 from the Surveyor of the 39 Precincts.  The lands of Rowland Horsley, Charles Brain, William Freeman, Robert Horsley, John Bostick & John Lawson lying adjacent to each other, being made one precinct (Precinct 28), of which the said Rowland Horsley and Charles Brian were appointed overseers…
Jonas
24 Sep 1711
New Kent
The Vestry Book, St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia 1706-1786, page 226. Returns of the Processioning made to the Vestry of St. Paul’s Parish 17 March 1711/12. The lands of Robert Horsley, John Matlock, Peter Plantine, Jonas Lawson, Wm. Talley, John Talley, Mark Anthony, Marg. Via, Widow Thomson, Widow Burnet, John Peece & Widow Crawford, being made one precinct (Precinct 14), whereof the said Robert Horsley & John Matlock were appointed overseers… John Bostick was in Precinct 16.
Jonas
24 Sep 1711
New Kent
The Vestry Book, St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia 1706-1786, page 238. Returns of the Processioning made to the Vestry of St. Paul’s Parish 3 April 1716. Listed in Precinct 14, taken by Robert Horsley and John Matlock, 24 September 1711 was Jonas Lawson and Robert Horsley. John Bostick was in Precinct 16. (This seemed to be a repeat of the one for 1711, however, part of then showed 1715 or 1716?)
Jonas
3 Apr 1716
New Kent
The Vestry Book, St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia 1706-1786, pages 250 and 251. Returns of the Processioning made to the Vestry of St. Paul’s Parish 3 April 1716. The lands of Robert Horsley, John Matlock, Peter Plantine, Jonas Lawson, Wm. Talley, John Talley, Mark Anthony, Mary Via, Widow Thomson, Widow Burnet, Widow Peace & Widow Crawford being made one precinct (Precinct 14), whereof Robert Horsley & John Matlock were overseers… Listed in Precinct 15 were Andrew Moorman and John Bostock in Precinct 16.
John
10 Aug 1719
New Kent
The Vestry Book, St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia 1706-1786, page 265. Returns of the Processioning made to the Vestry of St. Paul’s Parish 10 August 1719. The lands of Mr. George Alves, Richard Anderson, William Clopton, John Lawson, Cicilia Anderson & Thomas Gibson, being one precinct (Precinct 34) of which Mr. George Alves and Richard Anderson were overseers… John Bostick and Robert Horsley were in Precinct 16.
20 Nov 1720
Hanover
Hanover County was formed from New Kent County in 20 November 1720 and St. Paul’s Parish was located in Hanover County, Virginia.
John Bostick
2 Mar 1721
Hanover
John Bostick and all his male tithables cleared a road from the upper end of Mattlock’s road to the upper inhabitants on the north side of the South River.
Jonas
16 Jun 1727
Henrico
Virginia Patent Book 13, page 83, 16 June 1727, Jonas Lawson, purchased 400 acres, new land, Henrico County, for 40 shillings, north side of James River on Byrd Creek, begins at Andrew Mooreman’s corner on the Byrd.
Jonas
16 Jun 1727
Henrico
Virginia Patent Book 13, page 83, 16 June 1727, Thomas Tindal, purchased 400 acres, new land, Henrico County, for 40 shillings, on north side of James River adjacent Jonas Lawson.
 1728
Goochland
Goochland County was organized from Henrico County, Virginia.
John
Sep 1728
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 1, Page 32, September Court 1728.  In the Action of Case between Adam Buttery, Plaintiff and John Lawson, Defendant.  The sheriff having returned that the Defendant. Is not to be found and he failing to appear it is ordered that an Alias Capias be issue against him returnable to the next Court.
John
Nov 1728
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 1, Page 42, November Court 1728.  In the Action of Case between Adam Buttery, Plaintiff and John Lawson Defendant.  The sheriff having returned the Defendant not to be found on the Plaintiff’s Motion a Pluries Capias is awarded against him.
John
Dec 1728
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 1, Page 54, December Court 1728.  The Action of Case between Adam Buttery Plaintiff and John Lawson Defendant is dismist the Plaintiff not prosecuting the same.
David
Sep 1729
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 1, page 157, David Lawson one wolve’s head – 200 lbs Tobacco.
Jonas
May 1730
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 1, Page 253, May Court 1730.  In the Action on the Case between Edward Scot Plaintiff and Jonas Lawson Defendant The Defendant Failing to appear and the Sheriff not having returned any bail on the Plaintiff motion Judgment is granted him against the Defendant And Daniel Stoner Gent. late Sheriff for the damages shall be received in this suit to be discharged nevertheless if the Defendant shall appear at the next Court.
Jonas
Jul 1730
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 2, Page 6, July Court 1730. (This page had a large hole in the center of the page, some information missing.)  In the Action on the Case between Edward Scot Plaintiff and Jonas Lawson Defendant.  The Defendant failure to a____er on the Plaintiff motion the conditional Judgment for ______   ____ed against the Defendant and Daniel Stoner Gent. late ______ confirmed for so much damages as shall be found upon _____ _____ng a writ of Inquire at the next Court of which the _____ ordered to give the Defendant and the said Daniel Stoner Gent. by serving them with a copy of this order.
Jonas
Sep 1730
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 2, Page 31, September Court 1730.  The Action on the Case between Edward Scot Plaintiff and Jonas Lawson Defendant is dismist the Plaintiff not prosecuting the same.
Jonas
28 Sep 1730
Goochland
Virginia Patent Book 14, page 146, 28 September 1730, Thomas Murrell, purchased 400 acres, new land, Goochland County, for 40 shillings, on the Little Byrd Creek, adjacent Jonas Lawson and George Payne.
Jonas
16 Mar 1731 /32
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1728-1734, Book 1, page 330.  Inventory of Valentine Amos deceased.  Value £30, 14 shillings, 6 pence, pursuant order of Court, 16 March 1731/32 and sworn to by Samuel (S) Burk, James Nevill, Robert Wade and Jonas (X) Lawson.  Presented by Francis Amos and recorded 16 May 1732.
Robert Horsley
28 Mar 1731 /32
Hanover
Robert Horsley processioned the land in Precinct 23, lands below Horsly’s Mill, upon a straight line to Chickahominy Swamp and to the extent of the parish downwards.
William
Aug 1732
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 110, August Court 1732. In the Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return that the Defendant is not to be found and he failing to appear an Alias Capias is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
William Sr.
Aug 1732
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 110, August Court 1732. The action of trespass on the case between Tarlton Fleming Plaintiff and William Lawson Sen. Defendant is dismiss the Plaintiff not prosecuting the same.  (Interesting that William Lawson is called Senior. Is this the same William Lawson above?)
John
Aug 1732
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 110, December Court 1732.  In the Action of Debt between William Crow Assll. of Houzy Holson Plaintiff and John Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return that the Defendant is not be found and be failing to appear an Alias Capias is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
Jonas & Elizabeth
15 Sep 1732
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1728-1734, Book 1, pages 351-352, 15 September 1732.  Jonas Losson of the Parish of St. James’ in the County of Goochland sold to Robert Horsely of the Parish of St. Paul’s in the County of Hanover for the sum of five shillings, two hundred acres of land with plantation and all it’s appurtenants in the Parish of St. James’ in Goochland County on the North side of the Little Bird Creek and corner of Moorman’s line and being part of four hundred acres of land granted Jonas Losson by patent.  Witnesses James Nevil and John Bostick.  Signed Jonas (X) Losson and Elizabeth (X) Losson
Jonas & Elizabeth
19 Sep 1732
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 113, September Court 1732.  Jonas Lawson and Elizabeth his wife (she being first privately examined) acknowledge deeds of Lease and Release and a bond from themselves to Robert Horsely to be their several acts and deeds and they are thereupon admitted to record.
William
Oct 1732
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 123, October Court 1732. In the Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return on the Alias Capias that this Defendant is not to be found and he failing to appear a Pluries Capias is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
John
Dec 1732
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 123, December Court 1732.  In the Action of Debt between William Crow Assll. of Houzy Holson Plaintiff and John Lawson Defendant the Defendant failing to appear on the Plaintiff’s motion Judgment is granted him against the Defendant and John Woodson Gent. Sheriff for what damages shall be recovered in this suit to be discharged nevertheless if the Defendant shall appear at the next Court.
William
Mar 1732 /33
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 151, March Court 1732/33. In the Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return on the Pluries Capias that the Defendant is not to be found and be failing to appear a Pluries Capias de novo is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
John
Mar 1732 /33
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 151, March Court 1732/33.  In the Action of Debt between William Crow Assll. of Houry Holson Plaintiff and John Lawson Defendant the Plaintiff failing to prosecute his suit on the Defendant motion be is nonsuited and it is thereupon considered by the Court that the Defendant go home without day (delay?) and that it recover against the Plaintiff five shillings current money with his costs by him in his behalf expended and Lawyers fee.
William
Apr 1733
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 169, April Court 1733. In the Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return on the Pluries Capias that the Defendant is not to be found and he failing to appear a Pluries Capias de novo is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
William
May 1733
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 188, May Court 1733. In the Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return on the Pluries Capias that the Defendant is not to be found and he failing to appear a Pluries Capias de novo is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
William
May 1733
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 193, May Court 1733. On the Petition of Tarlton Fleming against William Lawson, Joseph Dabbs swears to the account and the Defendant making no legal objection against the same it is considered by the Court that the Plaintiff do recover against the Defendant five hundred and ninety eight pounds of tobacco with costs.
William
25 May 1733
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, From the records of the Sheriff returns at the end of Order Book 3. Execution May 25th, 1733 for 598 lbs tobacco.  Costs 104 lbs tobacco. Case Fleming, Tarlton vs. Lawson, William, I can find no goods and Chattels within my Bailiwick whereof I can make the within motioned debt and damage as is within to me is commanded.  S/ John Phelps Sub. Sheriff August 21, 1733.
William
May 1733
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 193, May Court 1733. On the Petition of William Lawson against Robert Hapior Jun. the Petitioner failing to appear it is considered by the Court that the Petition be dismist and that the Defendant do recover against the Petitioner his costs by him in his behalf expended and a Lawyer’s fee.
William
25 May 1733
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, From the records of the Sheriff returns at the end of Order Book 3. Execution May 25th, 1733 for 59 lbs tobacco and 15/.Hapior, Robert, Jun. vs. Lawson, William,  I can find no goods and Chattells within my Bailiwick whereof I can make the within motioned debt and damage as is within to me is commanded.  S/ John Phelps Sub. Sheriff August 21, 1733.
William
Jul 1733
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 203, July Court 1733. In the Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return on the Pluries Capias that the Defendant is not to be found and he failing to appear a Pluries Capias de novo is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
Jonas & David
14 Jan 1733 /34
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1728-1734, Book 1, page 471, 14 January 1733/34.  Patrick Mullins of Goochland County, to John Denney of Hanover County, for £35, three hundred and fifty acres, granted to said Mullins by patent 28 September 1728, on Byrd Creek, bounded by Thornton’s line.  Wit: Jonas Lawson, David Lawson, and William Carrill.
David
Feb 1733 /34
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 224, February Court 1733/34.  On the Petition of David Lawson against Robert Hapior Jr. the Defendant appears and confesses.
William
Mar 1733 /34
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 230, March Court 1733/34. In the Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return on the Pluries Capias that the Defendant is not to be found and he failing to appear a Pluries Capias de novo is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
Jonas
Mar 1733 /34
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 239, March Court 1733/34.  In the Action of Debt between Richard Dean Plaintiff and Jonas Lawson Defendant and Thomas Walker (There was nothing else with this and nothing on the next page?)
William
May 1734
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 257, May Court 1734. In the Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return on the Pluries Capias that the Defendant is not to be found and he failing to appear a Pluries Capias de novo is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
Jonas
May 1734
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 262, May Court 1734.  In the Action of Debt between Richard Dean Plaintiff and Jonas Lawson Defendant the Defendant appears but failing to plead Judgment by _____ __irit is granted against him for what damages shall be recovered in this Suit to be discharged nevertheless if the Defendant shall plead at the next Court.
William
Jul 1734
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 276, July Court 1734. In the Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return on the Pluries Capias that he left a copy thereof at the Defendant’s house and he failing to appear a Pluries Capias de novo is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
Jonas
Jul 1734
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 279, July Court 1734.  In the Action of Debt between Richard Dean Plaintiff and Jonas Lawson Defendant the Defendant with leave of the Court files pleas and time is granted the Plaintiff to reply.
William
Sep 1734
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 294, September Court 1734. In the Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return on the Pluries Capias that the Defendant is not to be found and he failing to appear a Pluries Capias de novo is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
Jonas
Oct 1734
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 302, October Court 1734.  The Action of Debt between Richard Dean Plaintiff and Jonas Lawson Defendant continued at the Defendant’s cost.
Johan or Jonas
21 Nov 1734
Goochland
Virginia Land Patent, Book 15, page 358, dated 21 November 1734, Arthur Hopkins, 200 acres Goochland County, for 1 pound, upper side of the Little Byrd on North side of James River; adjacent Johan (Jonas?) Lawson; Robert Horsley; George Payne and Thomas Murrel.
Jonas
21 Nov 1734
Goochland
Virginia Land Patent, Book 15, page 365, dated 21 November 1734, Jonas Lawson, 200 acres in Goochland County, Virginia.
George the Second by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith.  To all to whom these presents shall come, greeting, know ye that for desires good causes and consideration but more especially for and in consideration of the sum of twenty Shillings of good and lawful money for our use, paid to our Receiver General of our Revenues in this our Colony and Dominion of Virginia, We have given, granted and confirmed and by these presents for us our heirs and successors do give, grant and confirm unto Jonas Lawson one certain Tract of Parcel of Land containing two hundred acres lying and being adjacent to the Little Byrd on the north side of James River in the County of Goochland and bounded as followeth to wit:- Beginning at a poplar near the west side of the Little Byrd running thence on Charles Bond north forty four and an half dogwood, west two hundred and twelve poles to a hickory thence a new line north fifty one degrees west, thirty eight and an half poles to a white oak thence on George Payne, East forty four degrees East, one hundred and thirty six poles to point thence on Arthur Hopkins, south forty five degrees east, two hundred and ninety five poles to a pine thence , thence on Thomas Murrell, south eighty eight degrees west, forty five poles to the Little Byrd and thence down the same according to it’s course to the first station, with all woods, underwoods, swamps, marshes, lowgrounds meadows, feedings and his due share of all veins, mines and Quarries as well discovered as not discovered within the bounds aforesaid and being part of the said quantity of four hundred acres of land and the rivers, waters and water courses therein contained together with the privileges of hunting, hawking, fishing, fowling and all other profits, commodities and hereditaments whatsoever to the same or any part thereof belonging or in any wise appertaining, to have, hold, possess and enjoy the said Tract or Parcel of Land and all other the before granted, premises and every part thereof with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Jonas and his heirs and assigns forever; to the only use and behoof of him the said Jonas Lawson his heirs and assigns forever…. In Witness whereof we have caused these our Letters Patent to be made, Witness our Trusty and Well Beloved William Gooch Esq. our Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief of our said Colony and Dominion at Williamsburg under the seal of our said Colony the twenty-first day of November, one thousand seven hundred and thirty four in the eight year of our Reign.
Signed
William Gooch
Jonas
21 Nov 1734
Goochland
Virginia Land Patent, Book 15, page 372, dated 21 November 1734, John Nash of Henrico County, 400 acres Henrico County but now Goochland County, for 2 pounds, North side of James River, adjacent Jonas Lawson corner; Land Patented granted 16 June 1727 unto Thomas Tindal of Henrico County (Patent Book 13, page 79) and by him afterwards sold and conveyed to Dudley Diggs; the said Tindal or Diggs failed to cultivate or improve the land and Abraham Nicholas Gent. made humble suit and was granted the land and has now relinquished it to said John Nash.
William
Jan 1734 /35
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 324, January Court 1734/35. In the Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return on the Pluries Capias that the Defendant is not to be found and he failing to appear a Pluries Capias de novo is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
Jonas
21 Jan 1734 /35
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1734-1736, Book 2, pages 48-49, 21 January 1734/35. In a deed from Thomas Murrell of Goochland County to George Chambers of New Kent County, it mentions that the Little Byrd Creek and Jonas Lawson’s corner bound the land.
Jonas
21 Jan 1734 /35
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1734-1736, Book 2, page 58.  Appraisement of Robert Horsley’s estate.  Value £31, in obedient to order of Goochland Court, appraisal done and sworn to by William Cabbell, Arthur Hopkins, Jonas Lawson and Sam Burk.  Presented by Arthur Hopkins and recorded 21 January 1734/35.
Jonas
Jan 1734 /35
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 317, January Court 1734/35.  The Action of Debt between Jonas Lawson Plaintiff and Giles Reynolds Defendant is dismist the Plaintiff not prosecuting the same.
Jonas
Jan 1734 /35
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 327, January Court 1734/35.  In the Action of Debt between Richard Dean Plaintiff and Jonas Lawson Defendant the Plaintiff files a Replication.
Jonas & Elizabeth
6 Mar 1734 /35
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1734-1736, Book 2, Pages 93, 6 March 1735, Jonas Lawson and Elizabeth, his wife, of Goochland County, to John Mosley of same, planter, for £54, 200 acres where Lawson lately dwelt, which was part of 400 acres patented by Jonas Lawson 16 January 1727, which was before granted by said Jonas Lawson unto Robert Horsley, late of Hanover County, deceased also 1 (one) other tract patented by said Lawson 21 November 1734, starting on west side of Little Byrd Creek to lines of Charles Bond, George Payne and Arthur Hopkins.  Wit: Arthur Hopkins, John Pettus and Patrick Mullen.  Signed: Jonas (X) Lawson and Elizabeth (X) Lawson.  Recorded 20 May 1735.
Jonas & Elizabeth
26 Mar 1734 /35
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1734-1736, Book 2, Page 95, 26 March 1735, Jonas Lawson of Goochland County, planter, am held and firmly bound unto John Mosley of same, planter, in the sum of one hundred and eighty pounds Virginia money… Wit: Arthur Hopkins, John Pettus and Patrick Mullen.  Signed Jonas (X) Lawson and Elizabeth (X) Lawson.  Recorded acknowledgment of Bond 20 May 1735.
William
Mar 1734 /35
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 349, March Court 1734/35. In the Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return on the Pluries Capias that the Defendant is not to be found and he failing to appear a Pluries Capias de novo is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
Jonas
20 May 1735
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 353, January Court 1735.  Jonas Lawson acknowledges a deed with the Livery of Seizin a receipt thereon endorsed and a bond from himself to John Moseley to be his several acts and deeds and they are thereupon admitted to record.
William
20 May 1735
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1734-1736, Book 2, Page 99, Inventory of Jno. Peter Bondurant, deceased 24 January 1734/35, — value £61/5/9,  taken by Thomas Turpine, Wm. Lawson and John Hamilton. Recorded 20 May 1735.
Jonas
May 1735
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 357, May Court 1735.  The Action of Debt between Richard Dean Plaintiff and Jonas Lawson Defendant is continued at the Plaintiff cost.
William
Jun 1735
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 367, June Court 1735. In the Action of Debt between Stephon Douglos Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return on the Pluries Capias that the Defendant is not to be found and he failing to appear a Alias Capias de novo is ordered to issue xxxxx returnable to the next Court.  (I wonder if this should have been Stephen Hughes instead of Stephon Douglos?)
Jonas
Jun 1735
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 370, June Court 1735.  The Action of Debt between Richard Joan Plaintiff and Jonas Lawson Defendant is continued.
William
Sep 1735
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 392, September Court 1735. In the Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant the Sheriff having made return on the Pluries Capias that he left a copy thereof at the Defendant’s dwelling house and his failing to appear a Pluries Capias de novo is awarded against him returnable to the next Court.
Jonas
Sep 1735
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 3, Page 395, September Court 1735.  In the Action of Debt between Richard Dean Plaintiff and Jonas Lawson Defendant the Defendant _____ issue of the Plaintiff Replication.
Jonas
17 Jan 1735 /36
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1734-1736, Book 2, Page 161, 1 January 1735/36 Arthur Hopkins of Goochland County and Elizabeth his wife, to Joseph Peace of Hanover County, carpenter, for twenty pounds, 200 acres in fork of Byrd Creek, bounded by Robert Horsly, Jonas Lawson, George Payne and Thomas.
Jonas
5 Apr 1736
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds, Book 2, 1734-1736, Pages 211-212, 5 April 1736, John Nash of Henrico County, to Daniel Fore of same, for £50, four hundred acres on north side of James River, bounded by Lawson’s corner, Jonas Lawson’s land; also one other tract adjoining the former, containing four hundred acres, next to Thomas Tindal, Samuel Burk, land sold by Tindal to Captain Martin and Mr. Dudley Diggs, with all houses, etc.  Wit: John Woodson, Abraham Cowley, John James Flournoy, Mathew Jouett, Nocho. Davies, Thomas Tanner.  Signed: John Nash, Recorded 18 May 1736.
John
May 1736
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 4, Page 59, May Court 1736.  On the Petition of William Crews of Henry Assll. of Henry Nelson against John Lawson for forty shilling current money due by Bill the Defendant failing to appear it is Considered by the Court that the petitioner do Recover against the Defendant thirty five Shillings current money being the balance of the said Bill with Cost.
Jonas
Jun 1736
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 4, Page 71, June Court 1736.  In the Action of Debt between Richard Dean Plaintiff and Jonas Lawson Defendant the following Jury are Sworn, Henry Chiles, Thomas Christian, David Walker, John Prior, James Robinson, Charles Lynch, Thomas Bailey, John Laine, John Cox, Septhen Cox, John Biby and John Twitty who after sometime bringing their verdict which on the Plaintiff motion is admitted to Record and is as followeth.  We find for the Plaintiff nine pounds, twelve shilling and six pence current money, Thomas Christian foreman whereupon it is considered by the Court that the Plaintiff do recover against the Defendant nineteen pounds, five shillings current money being the penalty of the Bond to be Discharged on the payment of nine pounds, twelve shilling and six pence like money by the Jurors assessed in their said Verdict assessed together with the Interest thereon after the rate of six per centum per annum from the nineteenth day of July MDCCXXXV (1735) till the same shall be paid with costs and a Lawyers fee.
John
15 Jun 1736
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1734-1736, Book 2, Page 230, 20 February 1735/36 Noble Ladd of Goochland County, planter, to James Nevill of same, planter, for 10 pounds, one hundred acres, bounded by Point of Rocks where the Indians shot John Lawson, near the Seven Islands and the river.  Recorded 15 June 1736.
Jonas
19 Aug 1736
Goochland
Virginia Land Patent Book 17, Page 152, dated 19 August 1736, Jonas Lawson, 400 acres in Goochland County, Virginia.
George the Second by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith.  To all to whom these presents shall come, greeting, know ye that for desires good causes and consideration but more especially for and in consideration of the sum of Forty Shillings of good and lawful money for our use, paid to our Receiver General of our Revenues in this our Colony and Dominion of Virginia, We have given, granted and confirmed and by these presents for us our heirs and successors do give, grant and confirm unto Jonas Lawson one certain Tract of Parcel of Land containing four hundred acres lying and being in the County of Goochland on a Branch of the Byrd and bounded as followeth to wit:- Beginning at three corner white oaks near a branch of the Byrd, thence north forty five degrees East, one hundred and sixty chains to two corner white oaks two gums thence north west one hundred chains to a white oak, thence south west one hundred and sixty chains to a hickory and thence south east one hundred chains to the first station, with all woods, underwoods, swamps, marshes, lowgrounds meadows, feedings and his due share of all veins, mines and Quarries as well discovered as not discovered within the bounds aforesaid and being part of the said quantity of four hundred acres of land and the rivers, waters and water courses therein contained together with the privileges of hunting, hawking, fishing, fowling and all other profits, commodities and hereditaments   whatsoever to the same or any part thereof belonging or in any wise appertaining, to have, hold, possess and enjoy the said Tract or Parcel of Land and all other the before granted, premises and every part thereof with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Jonas and his heirs and assigns forever; to the only use and behoof of him the said Jonas Lawson his heirs and assigns forever…. In Witness whereof we have caused these our Letters Patent to be made, Witness our Trusty and Well Beloved William Gooch Esq. our Lieut. Governor and Commander in Chief of our said Colony and Dominion at Williamsburg under the seal of our said Colony the nineteenth day of August, one thousand seven hundred and thirty six in the tenth year of our Reign.
Signed
William Gooch
William
Aug 1736
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 4, Page 116, August Court 1736. The Action of Debt between Stephen Hughes Plaintiff and William Lawson Defendant is dismist no prosecution.
Jonas
16 Nov 1736
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1737-1742, Book 3, Page 28, 16 November 1736, Daniel Fore of King William Parish, Henrico County and Mary his wife, to John Cobbs of St. James Parish, Goochland County for 30 pounds, land in St. James Parish, next to Jonas Lawson.  Recorded 17 May 1737.
Jonas
17 May 1737
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 4, Page 139, September Court 1737 and Goochland County Road orders 1728-1744 – 17 May 1737, page 139.  .  John Cobb is appointed Surveyor of the Road from Henry Webbs to the Bird Creek and it is ordered that his own Capt. Masscie’s, James Shelton’s, Thomas Stone’s and Jonas Lawson’s tithables do work on that Road and it is ordered that the Tithables without the Road are to be added to the Road of which Doctor Hopkins is Surveyor.
William
Jul 1737
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 4, Page 197, July 1737. On the Bill in Chancery brought by William Lawson Complainant against William Creasy Respondent the Respondent files his answer and leave is granted the Complainant to consider the same.
Jonas
15 Aug 1737
Goochland
Virginia Land Patent Book 17, Page 389, 15 August 1737, Samuel Burk, 550 acres, Goochland County, for 2 pounds, 15 shillings, North side of James River, lower side of the Byrd, down Byrd Creek, adjacent Tindal, Jonas Lawson and Moreman.
Jonas
16 Aug 1737
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills & Deeds 1737-1742, Book 3, pages 49-50, dated 16 August 1737, Jonas Lawson of the County of Goochland, planter, sold to John Bostick, for 15 pounds, two hundred acres of land on the North side of James River between the two Byrd Creeks, adjacent George Payne, Arthur Hopkins, Robert Horsely and William Coals.  Witnesses were James George, Joseph Pace and David Bunch.  Signed Jonas (X) Lawson.  Recorded 16 August 1737.
Jonas
16 Aug 1737
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills & Deeds 1737-1742, Book 3, pages 50-51, dated 16 August 1737, Jonas Lawson of the County of Goochland am hold and firmly bound unto John Bostick of the said county in the sum of 30 pounds Virginia money. Witnesses were James George, Joseph Pace and David Bunch.  Signed Jonas (X) Lawson.  Recorded 16 August 1737.
Jonas
16 Aug 1737
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 4, page 211, Aug. 1737 Court, Goochland County – Jonas Lawson acknowledges a deed with Livery of Seizin and receipt thereon ordered and bond from himself to John Bostick to be his Acts and Deeds which are ordered to be recorded.
William
Aug 1737
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 4, Page 223, August Court 1737. On the Bill in Chancery between William Lawson Complainant and William Creasey Respondent time is granted the Complainant to Consider the Respondent’s answer.
William
Nov 1737
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 4, Page 253, November Court 1737. On the Bill in Chancery between William Lawson Complainant and William Creasy Respondent the Complainant files a replication.  Arthur Hopkins, Charles Lynch, Henry Wood and Charles Lewis or any three of them are appointed to take the depositions of the Witnesses and to make a report thereof to the next Court.
John
Mar 1737 /38
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 4, Page 273, March Court 1737/38.  On the Petition of Joseph Dabbs against John Lawson the Defendant failing to appear Judgment is granted the Petitioner for four pounds ten shillings current money to be discharged on the payment of twenty five shillings being the balance of a Bill with Interest thereon after the rate of five per centum per annum from the twentieth day of August MDCCXXXIV (1734) till the same shall be plaid with costs.
William
Mar 1737 /38
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 4, Page 284, March Court 1737/38. The Suit in Chancery between William Lawson Complainant and William Creasey Respondent is continued at the Complainant cost.
William
May 1738
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 4, Page 307, May Court 1738. The Bill in Chancery Exhibited by William Lawson against William Creasy is continued at the Complainants cost.
William
Jun 1738
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 4, Page 324, June Court 1738. The Bill in Chancery Exhibited by William Lawson against William Creasy is dismist no prosecution and a Lawyer’s fee.
Jonas
18 Jul 1738
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1737-1742, Book 3, pages 147-148, 18 July 1738.  In a deed from Samuel Burk Sr. of the Parrish of St. James, Goochland County to Arthur Hopkins of same, for one hundred and fifty acres, it mention that the land was adjacent Arthur Hoskins’ land, Jonas Lawson’s and Thomas Tindall’s corner and was patented by Thomas Burk.
William
Mar 1738 /39
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 4, Page 395, March Court 1738/39. The Suit in Chancery between William Lawson Plaintiff and William Creasy Defendant the Plaintiff failing to prosecute his Suit on the motion of the Defendant it is considered that the Suit with costs and a Lawyer’s fee.
Jonas
18 Jun 1739
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1737-1742, Book 3, Page 217, 18 June 1739, John Cobbs of St. James Parish, Goochland County, to Thomas Poor, Sr. of St. martins Parish, Hanover County, for fifty pounds, four hundred acres as by patent 21 November 1734, on North side of James River, bounded by Jonas Lawson.  Recorded 19 June 1739.
Jonas & David
12 Mar 1739 /40
Goochland
Virginia Land Patent Book 18, page 495, 12 March 1739/40, David Lawson 400 acres, Goochland County, Virginia, for 2 pounds, East side of Little Byrd, North side of James River, adjacent to George Payne, Arthur Hopkins, Jonas Lawson and Thomas Massie, deceased.
Jonas & David
19 Aug 1740
Goochland
Goochland Co. Wills and Deeds 1737-1742, Book 3, pages 349-350, 16 Aug 1740, David Lawson of Goochland Co, to Anne Horsley of same, for £30, land on North side of James River on upper side of Little Byrd Creek, two hundred acres; being the lower two hundred of four hundred acres surveyed for David Lawson 6 Feb 1733, bounded by George Payne, Joseph Pare, Jonas Lawson.  Wit: James George, William Matlock and Peter Massie Jr.  Signed: David (X) Lawson    Recorded 19 Aug 1740
David
19 Aug 1740
Goochland
Goochland Co. Order Book 4, page 510, David Lawson acknowledges a Deed with the Livery of Seizin and Receipt endorsed from himself to Anne Horsley his Acts and Deeds which are ordered to be recorded.
David
Jul 1741
Goochland
Goochland Co. Order Book 4, page 568, July Court 1740, in the Action of Debt between John Cheadlo Plaintiff and John Godby, John Kidd and Daniel Baskett the Jury consisted of John Williams, Benjamin Bradshaw, Thomas Pinkett, John Cannon, William Pledge, William Wamask, Constant Pirkins, John Wright, David Lawson, Abraham Baker, John Hoseley, John Watson.
Jonas
15 Dec 1741
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Wills and Deeds 1737-1742, Book 3, Page 512, 15 December 1741, Abraham Venable of Hanover County, to John Wooddy of Goochland County, two hundred acres on both sides of a large branch of Byrd Creek, being part of 2000 acres patented 20 June 1733.  Witnesses: J. Terry Nowel Burton and Jonas Lawson.  Recorded 15 December 1741.
Jonas
Sep 1742
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 5, Page 118, September Court 1742.  On the Petition of William Gray and Elizabeth his Wife Executor of William Chamberlayne deceased against Jonas Lawson for fifty six shillings and seven pence farthing current money the Petitioner failing to prove their amount the Defendant makes oath that he paid the same unto John Sanders and William Baker in Trust for the Testator whereupon it is considered that the Petition be dismist.
William
Nov 1742
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 5, Page 323, November Court 1743. On the Scire Facias brought by Tarlton Fleming to renew a Judgment of this Court dated in May MDCCXXXIII (1733) against William Lawson for five hundred and ninety eight pounds of tobacco and ninety eight pounds of neat tobacco for Costs the Sheriff having returned on the Alias Scire Facias that the Defendant is not found in his Bailiwick and he now failing to appear it is considered that the said Judgment be renewed for six hundred and ninety of neat tobacco being the Debt and Costs together with the Costs of this Suit and a Lawyer’s fee.
Jonas
4 Jun 1743
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Deed and Will Book 4, 1741-1745, page 299: – Inventory of William Apshone(?), by Court Order of 17 May 1743, taken on 4 June 1743 at dwelling of Capt. Charles Lewis, by Thomas (T) Stone, Jonns (X) Lanson (Jonas Lawson?) and John (I) Deeney.  Recorded 17 January 1743/44.
David & Jonas
1 Mar 1743 /44
Goochland
Virginia Land Patent Book 22, page 15, dated 1 March 1743/44, David Lawson, 150 acres Goochland County for 15 shillings, West side of Little Byrd Creek, adjacent to Jonas Lawson and John Cole, deceased.
David
Mar 1743 /44
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 5, Page 342, March Court 1743/44, David Lawson acknowledges a Deed with the Livery of Seizin and Receipt endorsed from himself to George Crondus to be his Acts and Deeds which are ordered to be recorded.
Jonas
Nov 1745
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Order Book 6, page 129, November 1745 Court, Goochland County – On the motion of Jonas Lawson a witness for Arthur Hopkins against Richard Brown, it is ordered that the said Arthur do pay him for three days attendants 70 pounds of tobacco.
David
13 Oct 1755
Goochland
St. James Northam Parish, Goochland County, Virginia, Vestry Book, 1744-1850 – 13 October 1755 Vestry Meeting, page 55, David Lawson and George Clowdas were appointed Processioners, to procession the lands beginning at Clowdas bridge on the upper side of Little Byrd Creek, to Straw Camp, to the County line and to Paynes Road.
Jonas Jr. &  Jonas Sr.
6 Nov 1759
Goochland
Goochland County Deeds and Wills 1759-1765, Book 8, page 56 – John Bostick deed 200 acres, for five shillings current money of Virginia for the love and good will, favour and affection which I have and do bear toward my loving friend to Jonas Lawson Jr.  Land bounded on the lines of Jonas Lawson Sr., George Payne and Captain James Coles. Dated 6 December 1759 and recorded 18 December 1759.
Jonas Jr.
18 Dec 1759
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia, Order Book 8, page 270, December Court 1759. A Deed is proved by the Oaths of the witnesses – thereto from John Bostick to Jonas Lawson Jr. to be the Act and Deed of the said John which is ordered to be recorded.
Jonas
Dec 1759
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia, Order Book 8, page 276, December Court 1759.  Guy Smith, Plaintiff vs. Jonas Lawson, Defendant.  This case went to a jury and they found the Defendant guilty in manner and form as the Plaintiff against him hath declared and they do assess the Plaintiff damages by occasion thereof to twenty-one pounds, thirteen shillings and eight pence.  The court required the Defendant to pay the damages aforesaid, the Plaintiff cost and his Lawyer fees.On page 277, Jonas Lawson was also required to pay Thomas Cater and John Lee, who were witnesses for him, each two days attendance – fifty pounds of tobacco.
David, Ann & James
31 Jul 1760
Goochland
David Lawson and Ann Harvey, a son named James, born 31 July 1760.  Baptized 17 August 1760.  Page 58 in “The Douglas Register.”
Jonas Jr., David & Anne
20 Jan 1761
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Deed and Will Book 8, 1759-1765, pages 116 and 117: – Will of John Bostick, gave to his godson, Jonas Lawson, son of David and Anne Lawson his 200 acres of land where he lived.  Made David Lawson his executor and gave to him his stock and household goods.  Witnesses were James George and Thomas Poor. Will dated 6 December 1749 and recorded 20 January 1761
David
20 Jan 1761
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia, Order Book 8, pages 386-387. The last Will and Testament of John Bostick deceased, was presented in Court by David Lawson the Executor who made Oath thereto and the same was proved by the Oaths of James George and Thomas Poor, witnesses and admitted to record. And on the Motion of the said Executor, certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in due form, James George and John Mosely entering themselves securities for the same.The Court also ordered that Joseph Pace, William Pace, William Johnson and John Pace or any three of them appraise the estate of John Bostick deceased and that his Executor do return an inventory thereof to the next court.
Jonas
Nov 1761
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia, Order Book 7, page 106, November Court 1761.  The Motion of Henry Tuggle against Jonas Lawson is dismist.  It is the opinion of the Court that the said Motion is not Legal and that the said Lawson do recover against the said Tuggle his costs by him in this behalf expended.
David
26 Feb 1764
Goochland
St. James Northam Parish, Goochland County, Virginia, Vestry Book, 1744-1850 – 26 February 1764 Vestry Meeting, page 89, Henry Tuggle and John Britt, David Lawson and George Cloudas were appointed Processioners, to procession the lands beginning at Cloudas bridge on the Little Byrd Creek.
Jonas, Mary & James
3 Aug 1767
Goochland
Jonas Lawson and Mary Nash, a son named James, born 3 August 1767.  Baptized 15 November 1767.  Page 79 in “The Douglas Register.”
David
31 Aug 1767
Goochland
St. James Northam Parish, Goochland County, Virginia, Vestry Book, 1744-1850 – 31 August 1767 Vestry Meeting, page 101, David Lawson and George Cloudas where George Cloudas and David Lawson did in 1764.
Jonas Sr., David Sr. & Jonas Jr.
31 Oct 1767
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Deed and Will Book 9, 1765-1769, pages 105-106: – A deed made 31 October 1767 between Jonas Lawson Sr. and David Lawson Sr. of the County of Goochland and William Harrison of the same County for the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds, deeded four hundred acres of land in Goochland County to Harrison.  It being a tract of parcel of land lying and being in Goochland County on the branches of the Little Bird Creek whereon the said Jonas and David Lawson now live and dwell and being part of two surveys taken up and patented by Jonas Lawson Sr. and part of a survey taken up and patented by David Lawson Sr.  Bounded by the lines of Col. John Payne, George Cloudas, Thomas Massie, George Barelay and Jonas Lawson Jr.  Signed Jonas X (his mark) Lawson Sr. and David X (his mark) Lawson Sr.  Witnesses William George, John Britt, Obadiah Daniel, Jonas Lawson Jr. and George C (his mark) Cloudas.  Recorded 17 November 1767 and it stated that Ann Lawson, wife of David Lawson Sr., being first privately examined, relinquished her right of Dower and was admitted to record.
Jonas Jr.
17 Nov 1767
Goochland
Goochland County, Virginia Deed and Will Book 9, 1765-1769, pages 103-104: – A deed made 17 November 1767 between Jonas Lawson Jr. of the County of Goochland and John Ware of the same County for the sum of one hundred pounds, deeded two hundred acres of land in Goochland County to Ware.  Bounded by George Payne, Col. John Payne, William Harrison and Capt. James Cole, deceased and Benjamin Johnson on the branches of the Little Bird Creek, being the two hundred acres received by Jonas Lawson Jr. from John Bostick and where Jonas Lawson Jr. lately lived.  Signed by Jonas Lawson Jr.  Recorded 17 November 1767.
David
23 Dec 1767
Goochland
St. James Northam Parish, Goochland County, Virginia, Vestry Book, 1744-1850 – 23 December 1767 Vestry Meeting, page 103, Susanna Williams to be paid to David Lawson (gave no details).
David & Anne
22 May 1770
Bedford
David Lawson and wife Anne sold to Charles Talbot, 575 acres on North side of Stanton River. Witnesses: Wiliston Talbot, Daniel Samson, Jr. and John Holt.  Teste Ben Howard CBC, Recorded 22 May 1770, Deed Book C-3, page 446.
David & Anne
May 1770
Bedford
Bedford County, Order Book 3, page 645, May Court 1770.  A Deed Lawson and wife to Talbot by 3 witnesses and order recorded.
Jonas, David, William, John, David & James
24 Sep 1771
Bedford
Jonas Lawson made a Will, dated 5 April 1770 and filed 24 September 1771: – which he gave and bequeath to his well beloved relatives or grandchildren vig. David, William, John and James Lawson sons of David Lawson after my decease.  Executors David Lawson and William Lawson.Speculation: – Believe this is the Jonas Lawson that was living in Goochland County, Virginia and moved with his son, David Lawson to Bedford County in early 1768.
See Document – Full Will of Jonas Lawson
Jonas
Sep 1771
Bedford
Bedford County Order Book 3, page 795, September Court 1771.  The last Will and Testament of Jonas Lawson deceased, exhibited in Court and proved by 2 witnesses and order recorded.