Rebecca Van Eman


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1. Honorable Joseph B. Lawrence

Rebecca Van Eman

  • Born: 7 Dec 1787
  • Marriage (1): Honorable Joseph B. Lawrence in 1814 1
  • Died: 4 Jan 1822 at age 34

   Another name for Rebecca was Rebecca Von Emmon.

Rebecca married Honorable Joseph B. Lawrence, son of John Lawrence and Sarah Moffitt, in 1814.1 (Honorable Joseph B. Lawrence was born in 1783 in , Washington, PA, died on 7 Apr 1842 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA 2 and was buried in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA 3 4.)


1 Jordan, John W. (John Woolf), 1840-1921, <i>Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania biography</i> (New York : Lewis Historical Publishing Co. 1914. Online at, Vol. 2, page 596. Biography of William Watson Lawrence.

2 Egle, William Henry, <i>Commemorative biographical encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania : containing sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and many of the early Scotch-Irish and German settlers</i> (Chambersburg, Pa.: J.M. Runk, 1896, 1223 pgs.).

3 Egle, William Henry, <i>Pennsylvania Genealogies, Mainly Scotch Irish And German</i> (1896, 798 pp.
Reprinted Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. Online via Google Book Search.), Page 128.

4 <i>Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.</i> (

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