Saturday, July 05, 2014

LAWS FAMILY REGISTER July 2014 Number 202

Welcome to the Laws Family Register

Below I list a selection of my records automatically extracted from my database today.

For further details of these people and up to 40.981 other folk, as part of 12,439 families having 97,128 events in 13,704, places, you should join the register. We are currently settingh up a Google-plus Genealogical Community and look forward to meeting you there.

Apply for a subscription today - Just send an email to me at :-

I will send you an application form by return. Membership is just £10.00 a year collected via PayPal.

I am a member of The Guild of One-Name Studies (
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Let me send Fraternal Greetings to our subscribers across the world, particularly in the following countries in order of the most subscribers USA- UK. Russia, Germany, Australia. Ukraine. China. Canada. Turkey. France. Netherlands. Portugal. Poland. Brazil. Slovakia. RSA. Ireland. Kazakstan. Algeria. Phillipines. Italy.
To move your country up this list please forward this blog to other LAWS and LAWES researchers and family and to those who join the LAWS FAMILY REGISTER a year Free for every introduction resulting in a new member. We are planning a Google Plus Community and Google Hangouts.


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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

July 2014 Webinar – Newspaper Research—More Than Obituaries

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Newspaper Research—More Than Obituaries, the title says it all. Learn how to incorporate newspapers into you genealogy research on July 8 with Patricia Walls Stamm.
Date: Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 8:00 pm Central
Description: Newspapers contain obituaries. But newspapers can provide us so much more information than just obituaries! See what searching the local newspaper can tell you about your family.
Presenter: Patricia Walls Stamm
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Pat, who was born and raised in Delaware, now lives in St. Louis, Missouri. She serves as the NGS Education Manager. Additionally she is a course coordinator at Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research and teaches for St. Louis Community College and St. Louis Genealogical Society. She holds the credentials of Certified Genealogist sm and Certified Genealogical Lecturer sm as well as the tested concentration of Genealogical Instruction from the Board for Certification of Genealogists®. She serves on St. Louis Genealogical Society Board.
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12-27 July - Festival of Archaeology - Nationwide features more than 1000 events 
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Copyright Mythconceptions - free webinar by Judy Russell online for limited time

The recording of today's webinar, "Copyright Mythconceptions" by Judy Russell is now available to view at for free for a limited time. A few comments from our viewers:
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  • When Freedom Came - Documenting the Family's Freedom Story by Angela Walton-Raji. July 16.
  • Researching Your Illinois Ancestors by Thomas MacEntee. July 23.
  • Researching Your Tennessee Ancestors by J. Mark Lowe. August 6.
  • Research Recharge - Turning Old Clues into New Leads by Lisa Alzo. August 8.
  • Find A Grave - The World's Largest Cemetery Database by Russ Worthington. August 20.
  • Researching Your Italian Ancestors by Ruth Merriman. August 27.
  • Researching Your Jewish Ancestors by Jennifer Alford. September 3.
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  • Success with Manuscript Sources by Barbara Renick. September 10.
  • A Library at Your Fingertips - the Internet Archive by Maureen Taylor. September 24.
  • The Fair Court: Records of Chancery Courts by Judy Russell. October 1.
  • Overcoming Destroyed or Missing Records by Karen Clifford. October 3.
  • Welcome to FamilySearch Indexing! by Devin Ashby. October 8.
  • Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestor by Thomas MacEntee. October 15.
  • Tracking Migration Using the Draper Manuscripts by Mary Hill. October 22.
  • Legacy Family Tree - Virtual User's Group Meeting by Legacy Family Tree Panel. November 14.
  • Using Evernote for Genealogy by Lisa Louise Cooke. November 19.
  • Family History for Kids by Devin Ashby. December 3.
  • Look Ma, No Hands! Using Dragon Naturally Speaking for Your Genealogy by Ivan Baugh. December 5.
  • Researching Your North Carolina Ancestors by J. Mark Lowe. December 10.
  • Bagging a Live One - Connecting with Cousins You Never Knew You Had by Mary Kircher Roddy. December 17.
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If you have ever seen Who Do You Think You Are? on the TV, then if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably wondered what family secrets would be revealed if there was a whole team on-hand to help you research your family history. Well, this summer you too can get advice from the experts!
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Family Events for today 5th July
The UK county & US state codes used here are Chapman Codes, Surnames are in bold red type. 
Please note that the reference numbers are our database record numbers.

Events 2 July

1761 - Birth: Rose LAWS-13543, Necton NFK UK
1819 - Christening: Maria LAWES-386, Holborn MDX UK
Hoborn Middlesex

1832 - Christen: George Astyanax LAWS-2849, St.Dunstans Stepney MDX
1835 - Marriage: John LAWS-21508 and Isabella ROBINSON-21509, Newcastle Upon Tyne NBL UK
1835 - Birth: Ann LAWS-21017, Cranbourne DOR UK
1835 - Christening: Thomas LAWS (Schoolmaster) -2971, Wareham DOR UK
1837 - Burial: Frances LAWS-31977, Fincham NFK UK
1852 - Marriage: Peter Maitland LAWS (Photographer) -32481 and Isabella MORROW-15231, Newcastle Upon Tyne NBL UK
1858 - Marriage: James E LAWS-25528 and Letta WILD-25530, Jackson Co KY USA
1860 - Death: Joseph John LAWS-29968, Shottisham SFK UK
1862 - Marriage: Robert LAWS-39247 and Charlotte ATKINSON-39248, Stepney MDX UK
1868 - Death: Caroline Amelia LAWS-10974, Hainford NFK UK
1868 - Birth: Caroline Amelia LAWS-10974, Hainford NFK                                                               1869 - Birth: James LAWS (Unemployed) -4355, Washbrook SFK UK
1870 - Marriage: Edmund Boddy BARNES (Labourer) -10934 and Sarah Anne LAWS (Scholar) -5252, Litcham NFK UK
1873 - Marriage: Frederick HERRINGTON-20567 and Emma LAWES-20566, Bower Chalke WIL UK
1874 - Baptism: Hannah Elizabeth LAWS-29309, Bedlington NBL UK
1874 - Baptism: Elijah A LAWES-10284, Booton NFK
Booton Norfolk

1884 - Death: William LAWES-13479, C7 Lot 6 Brooke Twp., Lambton County, Ontario
1891 - Birth: John D or John T LAWS-23145, Washington DC USA
1908 - Death: James LAWS-10918, 
1919 - Military: Alfred LAWS (ARMY Private 623591) -26792, Discharged Scottish Riffles Labour Corps
1922 - Admon: Alice Heigham LAWS (Spinster) -6789, 
1922 - Birth: Reginald Edward LAWS-3919, Wickham, Fareham HAM
1923 - Birth: Addie Lee LAWS-20598, 
1932 - Death: Charles LAWS (Australian Army Private  6777  2nd Batt) -14833, 
1944 - Death: Charles Walte LAWS (ARMY Private 4619213) -22456, Italy
1945 - Birth: Christine Gay LAWES (Company Director) -23584, 
1948 - Birth: Douglas LAWES (Company Director) -23551, 
1951 - Admon: Alice LAWES (Widow) -39494, 
1951 - Miscellaneous: Harold Alfred LAWES-38663, 
1974 - Marriage: Charles Edward RAMSEY-29210 and Jenice Erin MILLER-29215, Yuma AZ 
1983 - Birth: Ryan Burke LAWS-19279, TX
1984 - Burial: Ellen Lucretia LAWES-31541, Worthing SSX