The Lavender Surname Project
There are a number of people with the surname of Lavender or Lavinder, and possibly Laven or Lavin. Some of these families probably are related to others, although all probably are not related to all. Benjamin Lavender (c.1770-1821)lived in Sumter District, S.C. Hugh Lavender lived in the adjoining county (Fairfield)at the same time. Benjamin and Hugh each had large families, and about 7 of their children had the same names. Are they related? There was a Lavender family in Jones County, N.C., at the same time, and that family had names like Benjamin, William, John, Daniel,and Mary, names also in the Sumter District family. Benjamin of Sumter was born in N.C. Are they related? There also was a Benjamin Lavender in Savannah, Georgia, at the same time. Are these three Benjamins related? There are numerous other Lavenders. Let's figure out which Lavender is your cousin and which is not. Limited financial assistance is available for those who respond first.
Other surnames in Project
de La Vendee, Laven, Lavenda, Lavender, Lavinder
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