Sydney S. Lawrason1

ID # 351, (1843-1931)
Sydney S. Lawrason|b. 8 Mar 1843\nd. 24 May 1931|p351.htm|John P. Lawrason||p352.htm|Sarah D. Crane||p353.htm|||||||||||||
Descendants of John Coleman & Elizabeth Lawrason
     Sydney S. Lawrason was born on 8 March 1843 at Troy, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1 He was the son of John P. Lawrason and Sarah D. Crane.1 He married Phoebe Elizabeth Coleman, daughter of John Coleman and Sabrina Caroline Smith, on 29 June 1871 at Brantford, Brant County, Ontario. (notes: Sydney Lawrason, age 23, residence and place of birth Beverly, farmer, son of John and Sarah Lawrason.
Phoebe Elizabeth Coleman, age 22, residence South Dumfries, birth place Beverly, parents John and Isabella Coleman, witnesses Mary Ann Dowdand John Dowd, both of Townsend. 27 June 1871 in Brantford. The groomwas Episcopal Methodist and the bride was N.C. Methodist. Clergyman, Thomas Lowry, Brantford.).1
He died on 24 May 1931 at 197 Dalhousie St, Brantford, Brant County, Ontario, at age 88.1 He was buried on 26 May 1931 at St. George Cemetery, South Dumfries Twp, Brant County, Ontario.1 John P. Lawrason (1822 - 1868) married Sarah D. Crane (1827 - 1900) and they had a son Sydney Lawrason who married Phoebe Coleman; Thomas Lawrason and Charity Deneen were the parents of John P. Lawrason; Thomas's parents were Miller Lawrason and Elizabeth Purvis.

(John P. Lawrason's marriage appears in the Gore District Marriage Book as follows: Marriages by Rev'd Samuel Fenton, Congregational Minister (p.62): John P. Lawreson, of Beverly, to Sarah Crane, of Glanford. 21 Jan. 1846, by Licence. Rev. Fenton. Wit. Joseph Bates and Hester French. The marriage appears to have been performed in Glanford.)

The Sydney Lawrason who married Phoebe Coleman was second cousin of the Sidney Coleman who Melissa Coleman, Phoebe's sister.

Sydney's death registration number is 009157-31.

Sydney married a second time to a widow by the name of Lottie Winegarten, nee Smith. She was the daughter of William Smith and an unknown Bennett. This was on the 18th of February 1918 in Brantford. Lottie was also a cousin of Phoebe Coleman.

Sources of information regarding the year of Sidney's birth conflicts. The 1861 census at Beverly suggest that 1848 is closer to correct.1

Last Edited=19 Feb 2009

Children of Sydney S. Lawrason and Phoebe Elizabeth Coleman


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.