PIONEER LAWTON FAMILY





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.

He married 

MARY/ANNA CUMMINS.  Their first eight children were born in Fairfield,
Herkimer Co.

Children, LAWTON:

       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.
        
He married 

ESTHER GAGE 

Children, LAWTON:

      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.  

He married 

BETSEY CHASE 


Children, LAWTON 

      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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