This family tree tracks the Lawrence family from roots in Norway,Germany,Frence Canada and some Irish and Prussian.
The family name of Lawrence actually starts when our Norwegian immigrants came to America with the surname of lorensen changing to Lawrence in about 1866. At that time, Christian Lorensen's name was changed. The Lawrence name is also spelled Lawrance.
The earliest know traceable name is Lorents Evensen from Vestfold Norway. He was born in 1770. His son Christian Lorensen and Christians wife and two son emmigrated to the U.S. about 1866.