Mary Lawson was born about 1807, in Netherton, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom. She married Thomas Scott on 13 February 1824, in Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters.
Scottish and northern English: patronymic ‘son of Lawrence’; see Law 1. It is also found in Ireland since the 17th century.
Americanized form of Swedish Larsson and Danish, Norwegian or North German Larsen .