Lawrence Armstrong Folsom

1772–11 April 1842 (Age 70)
Duplin, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lawrence Armstrong

When Lawrence Armstrong Folsom was born in 1772, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Folsom, was 27 and his mother, Sarah "Sally" Armstrong, was 24. He married Rachel Vickers in 1796. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 11 April 1842, in Lowndes, Georgia, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hahira, Lowndes, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Armstrong Folsom
1772–1842
Rachel Vickers
1778–1849
Marriage: 1796
William Folsom
1797–1872
Randall Folsom
1799–1875
John Folsom
1799–1857
Elijah Folsom
1803–1876
Rachael M. Folsom
1804–1935
Elizabeth Folsom
1806–
Maston Folsom
1809–1895
James Folsom
1812–1865
Cynthia Folsom
1815–1878

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1796
children

(9)

    William Folsom

    Male1797–1872Male

    Randall Folsom

    Male1799–1875Male

    John Folsom

    Male1799–1857Male

    Male1803–1876Male

    Female1804–1935Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Folsom

    Male1745–1805Male

    Sarah "Sally" Armstrong

    Female1748–Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1772–1842Male

    Benjamin Folsom

    Male1777–Male

    Abigail Folsom

    Female1779–Female

    Elizabeth Folsom

    Female1781–Female

    Sarah Folsom

    Female1783–Female

World Events (8)

1776

Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 4

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1791

Age 19

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Foulsham, a habitational name from Foulsham in Norfolk, so named from the Old English personal name Fugol + hām ‘homestead’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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History

Lawrence married in Burke county. Larence moved to Pulaski county in 1808. He died in Lowndes county. He willed his farm to youngest son, James. James then willed the farm to his son, Andrew Jackson F …

Sources (3)

  • Lawrence Folsom, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Lawrince Folsom, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Lawrence Armstrong Folsom, "Find A Grave Index"

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