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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