Researching Lawrence O'Bryan/O'Bryon/O'Brien/O'Bryant and wife Francis of Richmond County, NC who appear in Anson County records in 1773. The area of Anson County where Lawrence O'Bryan settled became Richmond County in 1779. A document in the Richmond Co, NC estate folder for Lawrence O'Bryon at the NC State Archives identifies Nathan Matthewson of Edgecombe County, NC as the administrator of his estate. Nathan Matthewson of Edgecombe County, NC is to appear at Rockingham at the Richmond County Courthouse on the 3rd Monday of September 1813.
Did Lawrence O'Bryon live in the area of Edgecombe County or Granville County, NC prior to migrating to Anson County?Is he connected to the Geraldus O'Bryan family of Edgecombe Co., NC?What is Lawrence O'Bryan's connection to Nathan Matthewson?