John Tharpe Lawrence

1789 - 1847


John Tharpe Lawrence, son of James Lawrence and his wife Mary, was baptised 14/02/1789 in St James, Jamaica. Owner of Hazelymph estate in St James, presumably inherited from his father. The estate was in receivership by 1823.

Apparently a flag midshipman under Lord Collingwood at the Battle of Trafalgar. Married Sarah Eliza Julia Livingston (1801-). Lived in Jamaica until after Emancipation when the family moved to Elizabethtown, New Jersey. Died in 1847.

Sources, Jamaica Church of England Parish Register Transcripts, 1664-1880 [database online].

Archives of the General Convention edited by order of the Commission on Archives by Arthur Lowndes, Doctor in Divinity. Volume III The Correspondence of John Henry Hobart 1802 to September 1804 (New York, 1912) pp. 346.

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Owner

Relationships (5)

Son → Mother
Brother → Sister
Notes →
Mary B. Lawrence is likely Mary Brissett Lawrence, the daughter of Mary Lawrence and James Lawrence of Hazelymph and sister to John Tharp(e)...
Son → Father
Brother → Sister