Saturday, September 24, 2016

24th September 2016 - Number 1017

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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. 



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Family Events for today 24th September from our database
BIRTHS & Baptisms
1749 - Christen: James LAWS-7270, Stoke Dameral DEV UK

1820 - Christen: John Edward LAWS (Storekeeper at Gas Works) -15372, Margate KEN UK

1826 - Baptism: William LAWS- (Saddler & Harness Maker) 35239, Ipswich SFK UK

1826 - Baptism: Frederick Joseph LAWS- (Master Mariner) 8554, Ipswich SFK UK

1830 - Baptism: Thomas Brignell LAWS-(Secretary Copper Mining Co) 7994, London MDX              (St GHS)

1865 - Baptism: Terasa Jane Lamert LAWS-4237, East Stoke DOR UK

1874 - Birth: James Douglas LAWS (Boilersmith Shipyard) -5248, Newcastle upon Tyne NBL             UK

1876 - Birth: Ben LAWS (Master Dairyman & Widower) -42720, 

1883 - Birth: Joseph Milton LAWS-40834, 

1884 - Birth: Jimmie Colley LAWS-11317, 

1884 - Birth: Johnny Thomas LAWS-11316, 

1891 - Birth: Elsie Maud LAWS-15580, Swannington NFK UK St Margarets)

1895 - Birth: Violet Lizzie LAWS-37752, Plaistow ESS UK

1906 - Birth: Thomas Henry LAWS-37801, Gateshead DUR UK

1920 - Birth: Ivy Doris May LAWS-26714, Manningtree ESS UK


1773 - Marriage: James SUMMERS-8096 and Mary LAWS (Spinster) -7348, Owslebury HAM

1799 - Marriage: Moses NICHOLS-5070 and Elizabeth LAWS-5071, Gressenhall NFK UK

1808 - Marriage: John HOBBS-8100 and Elizabeth LAWS-7368, Folkestone KEN UK

1863 - Marriage: James MONEY (Corn Chandler) -8691 and Anna Maria LAWS-8690, 
          Beccles SFK UK

1910 - Marriage: Joseph LAWS (ARMY Private 66036/ 15573) -28845 and Selina HOLMES-28846, Pittington DUR UK

1938 - Marriage: William James HAMILTON-11570 and Thelma Louisa LAWS-11518, 

DEATH & Burial

1901 - Death: Phoebe LAWS-13694, East Ham ESS UK

1917 - Burial: William John  LAWS (ARMY Gunner 153351)-7322, West-Vlaanderen BELGIUM

1920 - Birth: Ivy Doris May LAWS-26714, Manningtree ESS UK

1924 - Death: George Pearson LAWS-16483, Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA

1931 - Death: Elizabeth Frances LAWS-29378, Balmain NSW AUSTRALIA

1938 - Death: Thelma Louisa LAWS-11518, 

1947 - Death: Edith  LAWES (Widow)-39047, Eccles LAN UK

1947 - Death: Maria LAWES-36657, 

1948 - Death: William Thomas LAWS-19386, Orange CA United States

1952 - Death: Rosa Helen Bullard LAWS-43045, Melbourne AUSTRALIA

1962 - Death: Joseph Milton LAWS-40834, 

1963 - Death: Emily Mary LAWS-28980, Bankstown, NSW AUSTRALIA

 1980 - Death: Irene P LAWS-41766, 

1982 - Death: Wilma LAWS-13812, Blanding UT United States

2002 - Burial: Robert J  LAWS (retired stillman in the oil industry)-12325, Gregory TX 
          United States

2004 - Burial: John Frank LAWS-36964, Oelando FL USA (Chapel Hill Cemetery)

2007 - Death:Norman Arthur LAWS-36663, 

2007 - Death: Harry LAWS (MRPharmS) -27071, Warwick Hospital WAR UK

2008 - Death: Jarelle LAWS-33316, 

2009 - Burial: David Bearman LAWS-43112, Bath SOM UK

2013 - Death: Gary A LAWS-39433, Auburn WA United States


1777 - Baptism: John  PEEL (Caldbeck Famous huntsman)-19647, Caldbeck CUL UK

1953 - Emigration: Frank Henry LAWS (Tea Planter) 8529, Bombay INDIA


1895 - Birth: Henry Joseph BRAUTIGAM-27971, Edmonton MDX UK

1834 - Birth: Rhoda MICKLEBOROUGH-6575, Horningtoft NFK UK

1857 - Birth: Rosannie Jemima Emily LOVETT-31432, Stepney MDX UK


DEATHS & Burials

1905 - Death: Mary Ann ALEXANDER-3693, Grafton NSW AUSTRALIA

1946 - Death: Cornelia Mary SMITHWICK-34509, Sonoma, California

1951 - Death: Sirlena AVERY-24869, Butler Co MO United States

1952 - Death: William Francis BRANT (Gun Smith on own account) -32388, Birmingham WAR           UK

1964 - Death: Catherine M BAILEY-3734,
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 crypt

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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