Urath Owings 1
- Born: 26 Jun 1738
- Christened: 7 Jul 1738, St. Paul's Church, Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States)
- Marriage (1): Lt. Benjamin Lawrence on 28 Jan 1762 in St. Thomas Parish, Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States)
- Died: 17 Sep 1807 at age 69
- Buried: Lawrence Family Cemetery, Hurstbourne, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States 2
From http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~paxson/southern/owings.html :
Urath Owings, b. Monday, 26 June 1738 at 3 p.m., christened at St. Paul's 7 July that year; d. 17 Sept. 1807; m. 28 Jan. 1762 Benjamin LAWRENCE (son of Levin LAWRENCE and Susannah DORSEY) on 28 Jan 1762 in St Thomas Parish, Baltimore Co., MD. Benjamin was born on 17 May 1741. Urath received 257 ac. in Balt. Co. from her father in 1772-73. She inherited "Millplace", two parts of "Rich Meadow", 81 ac. of "Strawberry Patch", and 104 more ac. that didn't seem to have a name. Had 7 children: Samuel d.y.; Samuel (1764-1822); Mary (b. 1767); Susanna LAWRENCE (1769-1818) m. Edward DORSEY (1762-1804); Rebecca (1777-1822); Levin (d. 1846); Elizabeth (d. 1814). The grave of Urath Owings Lawrence is one of two box graves at "Eden", the Lawrence Grave yard, now owned by the Cooke Bros. auto dealers in Louisville, Ky.
Birthdate may have been 28 June 1738.
Inscription (very worn):
Urath Lawrence: Died 17 Sept 1807. Age 69 years 2 months.
Urath married Lt. Benjamin Lawrence, son of Levin Lawrence and Susannah Dorsey, on 28 Jan 1762 in St. Thomas Parish, Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States). (Lt. Benjamin Lawrence was born on 17 May 1741 in St. Thomas Parish, Garrison Forest, Baltimore, Maryland, (United States), died on 5 Mar 1814 in Jefferson, Kentucky and was buried in Lawrence Family Cemetery, Hurstbourne, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.)