Joseph Laswell, aka Lasswell, Lacefield, LacewellAbt 1740 - 1816 (76 years)
Name Joseph Laswell Suffix aka Lasswell, Lacefield, Lacewell Nickname aka Lasswell, Lacefield, Lassfield Birth Abt 1740 Cameron, Loudoun, Virginia Gender Male Residence 1762 Rowan, North Carolina Census 1766 Rowan, North Carolina Residence 1770 Rowan, North Carolina Military Service 1780 North Carolina British Provencial Service As A Loyalist Court Mar 1783 Morgan District Superior Court, Rutherford, North Carolina Convicted of high treason Court 21 Apr 1783 North Carolina Pardoned from his sentence of Hanging until dead Census 1786 Surry, North Carolina Court 12 Aug 1789 Surry, North Carolina Juror in case of Joseph Coles, Executors, vs. Justice Reynolds Residence 23 Aug 1800 Lincoln, Kentucky Residence 8 Nov 1802 Lincoln Co., KY Residence 1810 Rockcastle, Kentucky Court Feb 1810 Lincoln, Kentucky Deposition in Murphy Case Death 1816 Rockcastle, Kentucky Person ID I2388 Yatesville History & Genealogy Last Modified 28 Jul 2022
Father William Laswell, b. Abt 1727, Cameron, Loudoun, Virginia d. Abt 1807, Washington, Kentucky (Age 80 years) Family ID F1400 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Eunice Riggs, b. Abt 1745, Morris, New Jersey d. Abt 1829, Skegg Creek, Rockcastle, Kentucky (Age 84 years) Marriage Abt 1764 North Carolina Children 1. Elizabeth Laswell, b. Abt 1765, Surry, North Carolina d. 1850, Rockcastle, Kentucky (Age 85 years) 2. Sally Laswell, b. Abt 1778, North Carolina 3. John Henry Laswell, b. 1782, Wilkes, North Carolina d. 1854, Platte, Missouri (Age 72 years) 4. Jesse Laswell, b. 5 Mar 1786, North Carolina d. 28 Jul 1853, Orange, Indiana (Age 67 years) 5. Lucy Laswell, b. Abt 1785, Wilkes, North Carolina d. Abt 1820, Rockcastle, Kentucky (Age 35 years) 6. Mary Laswell, b. Abt 1786 7. Nancy Lacefield, b. 1788, Lincoln, Kentucky d. 28 Oct 1852, Rockcastle, Kentucky (Age 64 years) 8. Abigail Lacewell, b. 1789, Lincoln, Kentucky d. Abt 1850, Harrison, Indiana (Age 61 years) 9. William Laswell, b. 1796, Rockcastle, Kentucky d. 21 Jan 1867, Crawford, Indiana (Age 71 years) Family ID F1397 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 26 Jan 2023
- Joseph is the the 5th Great Grandfather of Ron Yates.
North Carolina Census, 1790-1890 Name: Joseph S of Wm . Lacefield State: NC County: Rowan County Year: 1762 Database: NC Early Census Index
North Carolina Census, 1790-1890 Name: Joseph of Wm. Lacefield State: NC County: Rowan County Township: Early Tax List Year: 1766 Database: NC Early Census Index
North Carolina Census, 1790-1890 Name: Joseph Lasswell State: NC County: Surry County Township: Willeses District Year: 1786 Record Type: State or colonial census Page: 001 Database: NC Early Census Index
1810 United States Federal Census Name: Joseph Lasswell County: Rockcastle State: Kentucky Free White Males Under 10: 1 Free White Males 10 to 15: 2 Free White Males 45 and Over: 1 Free White Females 10 to 15: 1 Free White Females 45 and Over: 1 Number of Household Members Under 16: 4 Number of Household Members Over 25: 2 Number of Household Members: 6
The Commonwealth of Kentucky; Stanford, Lincoln Co., Kentucky; February 1810
Also the Deposition of Joseph Lasswell taken at the same time and place to be read in the same suit this deponent being of Lawful age and being duly sworn deposeth and sayeth that he has been acquainted with Richard Murphy's family about forty two years and at his first acquaintance with said Murphey he had no negroes and he understood by said Murphey that there was a degree conveying them to his wife from her father then living in Virginia and as well as this deponent recollects said Murphey and his wife went to Virginia and on their return back again they brought with them two negroes one by the name of Harry , the other by the name of Phillis and I understood by said Murphey that he the said Murphey got them from his wife's father Benjamin Terry,
Quest by Complainants; Do you recollect that the above mentioned Phillis had a child named Ciller?
And by Deponent; Yes I do recollect I think Cealler is about 35, 36, or 37 years of age at this time.
Quest by same; Do you recollect that you ever saw Fillis in a state of pregnancy previous to the birth of Cealer at the house of the defendant, Richard Murphey?
Answer by deponent; Yes I did and afterwards saw her with a young child who was called Cealer by the family of the defendant Richard Murphey and never knew said Richard Murphey to have any Negros woman but Fillis and her family.
Quest by same; Did you ever hear Richard Murphey say that Benjamin Scott, Elizabeth Scott, now wife of David Aston, and John Scott and Sarah Scot now the Wife of Zadock Rigs and Lucy Scot, now the wife of Arthur Scritchfield, war the children of the said Richard Murphy's wife.
Answer by deponent; Yes I have heard Richard Murphey say they were his wife's children Repeated by; Quest by same; Did you ever hear Richard Murphey the Deft say that he the said Richard Murphey married the Widow Scott?
Answer by Deponent; Yes I have often heard him say he did and further the Deponent sayeth not
Joseph X (his mark) Lassfield
Also the Disposition of Eunice Lassfield taken at the same place & time to be read as Evidence in the same tort this Deponent being of Lawful age and Duly Sworn; Deposeth & sayeth that I have been acquainted with Richard Murphy's Family upwards of thirty years as well this Deponent recollects 35 or 36 years past; She saw a Negro child called Celar suck a Negro woman by the name of Filly who was then in the possession of Richard Murphey 6 Deft
Question by the same com? Did you ever hear Richard Murphey the Deft say that he got the said Filly by his wife's fathers estate.
Answer; Yes I have repeatedly
Question by the same; Did you ever hear Richard Murphey the Deft say that the negroes was all to be equally divided amongst his wife's children at her death.
Answer; Yes I did & father this Deponent sayth not
Eunice (her mark) Lassfield
Kentucky; Lincoln Co.; The foregoing Dispositions were taken at subscribed & Sworn to before us Justices of the Peace in & for the County of sd at the place & time above written & given under our hands this 17 day of Sept 1810 Harbert King JP John M Roberts Ck 17 Aug 1810 two dollars as our fee for attending to the above dispositions; (Minor editing done by Yates, R.E. 9/7/2009 to improve readability)
- Joseph is the the 5th Great Grandfather of Ron Yates.