Sunday, July 14, 2013

From the LAWS FAMILY REGISTER Database Today 14 July

From the LAWS FAMILY REGISTER Database Today 14 July
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Born Today14 July


1808 Henry Lawes (Shoemaker) at Marylebone MDX UK


1754 Lucy Laws at Billerica Middlesex Co MA USA
1854 Roseanna Margaret Laws at Great Yarmouth NFK UK
1868 Curtis Lee Laws in VA USA
1892 Edward Laws
1854 William Thomas Laws at CA USA
1898 Alice Amelia Laws at Peckham SRY
1910 Janet Alma Scott Laws (Shop assistant) at Leyton ESS UK
1923 James Orval Laws  at Mineola IA USA
1933 Arthur Laws (Company Director) at Wigton CUL UK
1985 Sky Anwar Laws at TX USA

MARRIED Today 14 July


1859 Ann Lawes married to Charles Thick at Bower Chalke WIL UK
1873 Leonard Lawes (Coachman) married Emma C ??? at St George Hanover Square Pimlico MDX UK


1829 William Laws married Elizabeth Hesfold at Newington SRY UK
1928 Leonard William Laws married Grace Lilly at Cairo IL USA (They eloped)
1962 Benjamin Laws married Janice Esther Lewis at Clark NV USA
1984 Tracey Lorraine Laws married Thomas Henry Wilkes-Day at Sidcup KEN UK

DEATHS Today 14 July


1949 Gertrude Florence Lawes at St James Hospital London SW2


1866 Frances Laws wife of John Headley at Carelton Co ONT CANADA
1916 W H Laws 7th btn East yorkshire Regiment
1920 Gertrude Edith widow of James Robert Laws (Slater and Roof tiler) found drowned in River Tavy DEV UK (At first I thought this was suicide but after extensive research I discovered she had been for a picnic with friends  see this report in the newspaper 

Fri Jul 16 1920, page 14 col A

Four persons lost their lives in a boating accident in the River Tacy on Wednesday night. They were returning to Devonport in a motor-boat after picnicking on the river bank, when the boat struck a submerged rock or tree and was holed. The whole party of nine persons were thrown into the water, and Arthur Peters, aged 32, and Mrs. Gertrude LAWS, a widow, and her two sons,(Edward Robert) aged nine and Ronald James aged five, were drowned.

So an accident rather than murder-suicide.her husband had died in 1917 in Belgium/France a  Private who served  in the Corps of Hussars. 

1949 Percy Murray Laws at Brisbane QLD AUSTRALIA
1960 Goethe Grecian Laws at Carroll Co TN USA
1965 Frank Laws at South Norwood SRY UK 
1984 Cressie Miriam Laws at Stradsett NFK UK

MISC Today 14 July

Born today

1846 Catherine Carlyon wife of Charles Lawes (Farmer) at St. Keverne, Helston CON UK
1880 Ethel Elegra Mary Herringe wife of William James Laws at Goulburn NSW AUSTRALIA
1882 Claude Marvin McDougal husband of Sallie Laws at NC USA
1886 Christine B Umbricht (Hotel Bookeeper) wife of Frederick William Laws at Paris FRANCE
1890 Vera Therasa Parnell wife of Caleb Laws (Coachman)
1914 Eileen Trevis wife of John Laws at Brimington DBY UK
1918 Donald George Brown husband of ??? Lawes at North Lilydale, TASMANIA
1947 Suzanne Norma Cooper wife of John Edward Laws
1986 Natalie Stevenson wife of Justin Brian Laws

Died today

1911 Margaret ??? wife of William Laws (Coal Miner) at Ashington NBL UK
1949 Edith Isabella ???, wife of Alfred Arthur Laws (Farmer and Grocer) at Ofton SFK UK