Tuesday, July 08, 2014

LAWS FAMILY REGISTER July 2014 Number 205

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 (

(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.
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 
26 July Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day
10am-4pm Free Entry The Grange School, Wendover Way, Aylesbury HP21 7NH

All month there are events at The Society of Geneaolgists

Book you place via or  020 7553 3290


Who Do You Think You Are? Live! 

Comes to Scotland and will take place at the Scottish Exhibution and Conference Centre in Glasgow from 29-31 August 2014.

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!
Click here to buy tickets or call 0844 873 7330.


Family Events for today 8th 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.

1798 - Christening: Henry LAWS (Ag Lab) -21492, Beetley NFK (St Mary Magdelene) UK
1801 - Baptism: William LAWS (Chief Manager at Chelsea Distillery) -10835, 
1815 - Birth: Mary Ann LAWS-30585, Barnsville OH USA
1821 - Birth: William LAWS-13519, Hoxne SFK UK
1824 - Baptism: William LAWS (Infant) -2941, Welches Dam CAM UK

1843 - Birth: Catherine LAWS-20763, 
1858 - Marriage: Robert BOND (Farm Labourer) -6046 and Caroline LAWS-5659, Beccles SFK 
1861 - Death: Alice LAWS-21540, Escomb DUR UK
1881 - Miscellaneous: George LAWS-12476, Aberdeen ABD UK
1887 - Death: Elizabeth LAWS-4886, Greens Yard, Church Street, Whitby NRY
Whitby Abbey by day
Bram Stoker visited Whitby in 1890 and was struck by the atmospheric fishing town. It is easy to see why with the ruins high on the east cliff overlooking the town it is so visually spectacular.
Whitby Abbey by night

1887 - Birth: John Dore LAWES (Railway Clerk) -1292, Yaxley SFK
1890 - Marriage: William Mark LAWS (Labourer) -39493 and Maria SYMONDS-41324, Poplar MDX UK
1892 - Birth: Arthur Albert LAWS (Packer) (RN K12116) -24633, Finsbury MDX USA
1894 - Birth: Charles Robert LAWS (PVT US Army) -16811, 
1896 - Death: Benjamin LAWS-38651, Johnson, Kane Co. UT USA

Johnson, Kane Co UT USA a genuine ghost town

1899 - Marriage: Sydney Charles (Labourer) LAWES-41527 and Eliza Ann WAKELIN-41528, Chelsea MDX UK
1901 - Birth: Percy Stanley LAWES (Lorry Driver) -24943, Fordingbridge HAM
1916 - discharged: George LAWES (ARMY L/Cpl 3545) LAWS-29051, Hounslow MDX
1919 - Birth: Harry Ford (I) LAWS-13741, Howell MI
1922 - Marriage: Edward LAWS (Miner) -4022 and Mary MILLER-4026, Easington DUR
1924 - Birth: Victor LAWS-29592, 
1945 - Birth: Larry Gerald LAWS (Logger) -14546, Tinsman AR USA
1968 - Birth: Christopher Sterling LAWS (Aerpspace/Ecology) -25459, Washington
1970 - Birth: Jacqueline Mary LAWS-23304, Maffra, VIC Australia
1972 - Marriage: Ian Boyd WALLIS-24432 and Jennifer Anne LAWS-24431, Tredington
1978 - Death: Mabel Jane LAWS-3220, 
1985 - Burial: Samuel LAWS (S1 US Navy) -16951, Calverton National Cemetery, NY
Calverston National Cemetery NY USA