Sunday, May 29, 2016

LFR 29 May 2016 - Number 890

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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


DearAncestor,-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 24th 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

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! 

Family Events
1829 - Birth: Dudley Simms LAWS-11356, TN
1833 - Birth: Nancy Rebecca LAWS-5300, Ashburnham, Worcester Co CT USA
1851 - Marriage: John EVERITT-35072 and Mary LAWS-35071, Feltwell NFK UK
1851 - Baptism: James  LAWS (1 mth old)-12081, Diss NFK UK
1853 - Baptism: Charlotte LAWS (Assistant / Spinster) -9983, Camden Town MDX UK
1859 - Baptism: Walter LAWS-24922, Norwich NFK UK

                                                 The Cathedral, Norwich NFK UK

1861 - Occupation: Thomas LAWS (Steerage Steward) -27163,
1872 - Death: Jane LAWS-25855, Cassop DUR (St Paul) UK
1895 - Marriage: John James LAWS-29418 and Adeline SOUTH-29419,
1898 - Birth: Alfred LAWS (Truck Driver) -42585,
1909 - Birth: Gwendoline Ridley LAWS-37811, Winlaton DUR UK
1912 - Marriage: Henry LAWES-40963 and Bessie Hazel PUDDINGTON-40964, St John's,
          New Brunswick CANADA
1918 - Death: John O LAWS (US ARMY Private) -41775, Soissons FRANCE
1918 - Death: Violet Lucetta LAWS-33293, Carroll Co TN USA
1922 - Death: William B LAWS-12246, Salinas, Monterey CA USA
1930 - Residence: Cuthbert Umfreville  LAWS (Surgeon)-3008, Cambridge CAM UK
1932 - Residence: John Webster LAWES (Accountants Clerk)-31356, Kensington MDX UK
1936 - Burial: William George LAWS (Opthalmic Surgeon FRCS) -3009, Chollerton NBL UK
1941 - Death: Harrison A LAWS-19304, Alpine CA USA
1942 - Death: Eugene Clifford LAWS (ARMY Lieutenant 137954) -22263, KIA Middle East
          Resideed at Sutton SRY UK
1943 - Death: Eliza LAWES (Widow) -38999, Walsall STS UK
1962 - Death: Edgar Thomas LAWES-36466, Weymouth DOR UK
1964 - Cremation: Ralph A LAWS (age 9 months) -2942, Beresfield NSW AUSTRALIA
1984 - Burial: Joe Wilson LAWS-17087, Park Grove Cemetery, Broken Arrow, Tulsa OK
1993 - Death: Juby Jean LAWS-42201, Omaha, Douglas NE USA
2001 - Death: Hester E LAWS-33674, Besemer City NC USA

1873 - Death: Jincy Ann SIMS-11355, Carroll Co TN USA
1890 - Birth: Daisy P PARSONS-38619,
1902 - Birth: Edith SPOONER-41067,
1908 - Birth: Agnes Milree CROOKSHANKS-18362,
1930 - Death: Grace Margaret Bryham LUMBY-3091, Cambridge CAM UK
1969 - Death: Wesley Griffin MCDOUGAL-42208, Lawrence TN USA
2014 - Death: Collen UDY-40633, Tremonton UT 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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