OLIVER LAWTON and his wife ANN RATHBUN came from Exeter, RI to Fairfield, in Herkimer Co in 1789. With them were their 6 children, BENJAMIN born 1768, GEORGE born 1769, OLIVER born 1775, JOSEPH born 1776, DAVID, and last, but not least POLLY.
1. BENJAMIN LAWTON, (eldest son of OLIVER and ANN (RATHBUN) LAWTON) was born in 1768. He moved to Jefferson County probably between 1807 and 1810. He died in 1833.
MARY/ANNA CUMMINS. Their first eight children were born in Fairfield, Herkimer Co.
2 i ANN LAWTON married JONATHAN NICHOLS
3 ii ANNA LAWTON married WILLIAM FORSYTHE
4 iii JUDY LAWTON married JOHN YOUNGS
5 iv JOB WILBUR LAWTON married LYDIA WEST
6 v ORA LAWTON married MILISSA DARROW
7 vi DIANA LAWTON married SAMUEL SHERWOOD
8 vii FRANCIS CUMMINS LAWTON married ESTHER GAGE
9 viii BENJAMIN J. LAWTON married BETSEY CHASE
10 ix CHESTER C. LAWTON married JANE PROSSER
11 x OLIVER A. LAWTON married ROENA (---)
12 xi MARRIETTA LAWTON married JAMES A. WAITE
13 xii DAVID A. LAWTON married MARY ETTE
8. FRANCES CUMMINS LAWTON, (son of BENJAMIN and MARY/ANNA (CUMMINS) LAWTON) was born 1801 and resided in the Town of Antwerp. They are buried in the Cemetery at Redwood, N Y. They had nine children.
14 i DIANTHA LAWTON
15 ii EDWARD LAWTON
16 iii JULIA LAWTON
17 iv LUCINDA LAWTON
18 v MARYVELLETTE LAWTON
19 vi ALONZO LAWTON
20 vii JANE LAWTON
21 viii MANLIUS LAWTON
22 ix EDWARD C. LAWTON
9 BENJAMIN J. LAWTON, (son of BENJAMIN and MARY/ANNA (CUMMINS) LAWTON) was born 1807 and is buried with his wife in the Shurtleff Cemetery, Theresa.
23 i LYSANDER LAWTON
24 ii JOSEPH LAWTON
25 iii CHASE LAWTON
26 iv CHARLES LAWTON
27 v BENJAMIN LAWTON
26 vi DAVID LAWTON
27 vii MARY LAWTON
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