Sunday, May 15, 2016

LFR 15 May 2016 - Number 876

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I'd like to celebrate the successful completion of the 2nd INVITUS Games in Orlando Florida, USA 

The USA has been a magnificent host to all  

Prince Harry closed the second ever Invictus Games in Florida on Thursday night, name-dropping US athletes Sarah Rudder and Elizabeth Marks while praising all the competitors who took part
Prince Harry an inspiration 

As a Veteran of 31 years service
I say


After watching the coverage on the BBC
I now know that I am not the only one
with that empty space eating at my soul

I'm involved in many activities
volunteer in my local comunity
but there 
is still something missing

If you are interested in anyone listed here, email us with the name, date and reference number, and we will happily do a look up, you might even get a whole tree! 

Dear Ancestor

Your tombstone stands amongst the rest, neglected and alone
The names and dates are chiselled out on polished marble stone
It reaches out to all who care, it is too late to mourn
you did not know that I exist, you died and I was born
Yet each of us are cells of you, in flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse entirely not our own

Dear Ancestor, the place you filled one hundred years ago

spreads out amongst the ones you left who would have loved you so,
I wonder if you lived and loved, I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot, and come to visit you. 


                       Family Events for today 15th May, from our database

We have excluded records of living people to protect their Privacy -we are not showing births after 1920 or marriages after 1940 these are only available to members of the register

1715 - Baptism: Mary LAWS-29847, Hawkinge KEN UK
1727 - Marriage: Matthew SUMMERBEL-10560 and Elizabeth LAWES-10561,
          Heddon on the Wall NBL UK
1751 - Birth: Stephen LAWS-3668, Billerica, Middlesex Co. MA USA
1808 - Marriage: Edmund Jasper LAWS-13792 and Mary BOWERS-13793, Weeting NFK UK
          (St Mary & All Saints)
1820 - Marriage: Joseph LAWES (Innkeeper) -28613 and Catherine COOPER (Innkeeper) -28614,             Preshute WIL UK
1831 - Baptism: Mary Frances LAWS-27448, Alkham KEN UK
1837 - Marriage: Joseph LAWES-2280 and Elizabeth CANNELL-2281, Costessey NFK UK
1837 - Marriage: Joseph LAWES (Ag Lab) -1202 and Elizabeth CARR-1212, Costessey NFK UK
1858 - Birth: Isaac LAWS-20740,
1872 - Birth: George R LAWS-27791,
1872 - Birth: Jane LAWS-25855,
1890 - Death: Vitruvius LAWES (Surgeon EICS)-378, Hove SSX UK
1892 - Marriage: Newton C LAWS-6707 and Catherine Jane ESSARY-6708, New Madrid MO                   United States
1895 - Birth: Bertha LAWS-20565, KS USA
1902 - Birth: Elizabeth LAWS-36333, Derby DBY UK
1902 - Birth: Thomas Edward LAWS-31863,
1910 - Birth: Adeline Jane LAWS-28781, Rope Walk, Pembroke PEM UK
1914 - Birth: James A LAWS (Sgt US Army) -16731,
1919 - Death: William LAWES-25391,
1921 - Birth: Rebecca Boynton LAWS-20521,
1929 - Death: Charles William LAWS (Engineers Machine Hand) -4777, Hampton MDX UK
1931 - Death: Emily LAWS-8180, The Lodge, Bowthorpe Rd. Norwich NFK

1935 - Marriage: William Hart LAWS-13806 and Dottie BLACK-13807, Salt Lake City UT
          United States
1940 - Death: Herbert William LAWS-34915, Cadman HAM UK
1948 - Burial: Billy C LAWS (S SGT US Army) -16654, Mound City National Cemetery IL USA
1962 - Death: Charles Ernest LAWS-39334, Totteridge HRT UK
1981 - Death: Eulion Earl LAWS-20432,
1990 - Death: Deborah Lorraine LAWS-12548, Beecroft NSW AUSTRALIA
1996 - Death: Douglas LAWS-30651,
2008 - Death: Brian Dale LAWS-38361, Elkhart IN USA
2015 - Death: Peter LAWS-41946,

1804 - Death: Thomas BROWN-35697, Lakenheath NFK UK
1815 - Baptism: Sophia PENNY (Nurse) -758, Coombe Bissett WIL UK

1834 - Birth: Jane RONEY-7037, Newburn on Tyne NBL UK
1892 - Birth: Ada B INGREY-42243,
1893 - Birth: Mary Mack ANDERSON- (Nurse) 37239, Forest Hall NBL UK
1911 - Birth: Muriel M LAVERS-39192,
2005 - Burial: Mamie SMITH-20702, Forest City, Rutherford Co NC USA


Lord, help me dig into the past
and sift the sands of time
That I might find the roots that made
This family tree of mine

Lord, help me trace the ancient roads,
On which my father's trod
And led them through so many lands
To find our present sod.

Lord, help me find an ancient book
Or dusty manuscript,
Thats's safely hidden now away
In some forgotten crypy.

Lord, let it bridge the gap that haunts
My soul, when I can't find
The missing link between some name
That ends the same as mine


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