Sunday, September 04, 2016

LFR 4th September 2016 - Number 0997

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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 4th September from our database

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Family Events
1640 - Christen: Elizabeth LAWES-1715, Benets Wharf MDX UK

1738 - Marriage: John LAWS-5383 and Janet CHESSING-5384, Weeting NFK UK  (St Mary)

1748 - Christen: Ann LAWS (base born daughter) -8232, Stourton WIL UK

1785 - Marriage: Thomas POST-27018 and Anne LAWS-27019, Lympne KEN UK

1787 - Marriage: John CLARKE (widower)-22831 and Ann LAWS (Widow) -22832,                             Strumpshaw NFK UK

1808 - Burial: Alexander LAWS-35561, South Shields DUR UK

1825 - Baptism: Harry James LAWES (Commercial Traveller)-259, 

1856 - Death: John LAWES-34669, Montevideo URAGUAY

1869 - Marriage: George LAWS (Coachman Dom) -4826 and Catherine Jane MERRITT-4821,             Shedfield HAM UK

1871 - Occupation: David C LAWS (Master Mariner) -17174, Mauritius to Sydney

1884 - Birth: Clifton F LAWS (PVT US Army) -16667, 

1884 - Birth: Nellie Edith LAWS-8647, Weasenham All Saints NFK

1887 - Marriage: James Lawn LAWS (Waiter in City) -12424 and Alice BUTT-15515, 
          St Pancras MDX UK

1889 - Birth: William Frederick John Littleton LAWS (RN 233462 AB) -18539, 
          Saltash CON UK

1897 - Birth: Fred LAWS (Farmer) -42391, 

1899 - Birth: Frances LAWS-35912, 

1900 - Burial: John Bennett LAWES-219, Harpenden HRT UK

1904 - Death: Francis LAWES-12591, Michel BC CANADA

1906 - Marriage: Robert James LAWES-21523 and Beatrice Maud EWLES-21524, 
          Norwich NFK UK

                                                 The Cathedral, Norwich NFK UK

1906 - Death: Charlotte E LAWS-40893, 

1910 - Marriage: Joseph WHITMORE (Motor Conducter) -41086 and Elizabeth Jane LAWS-             41087, Pimlico MDX UK

1917 - Death: A G LAWES (ARMY Private 41685) -22160, 

1917 - Birth: Florence LAWES-16621, 

1919 - Marriage: William Herbert James LAWES (Builder) -1168 and Daisey Annie GRAY-                 1169, 

1920 - Marriage: James CUMMINGS-21068 and Mary Lizzie LAWS-21067, 

1922 - Death: George Richard LAWES  (Master Miller) -481, Vernon BC CANADA

1928 - Death: Henry (Chalk Quarry Labourer) -32106, Tilbury ESS UK

1930 - Death: Charles Watson LAWS (Fancy Draper) 2971, Stockton-On-Tees DUR UK

1935 - Birth: John LAWS (Bricklayer) 3037, Ashington NBL UK

1938 - Marriage: Howard Leslie BARRATT-12094 and Janet Alma Scott  LAWS- 
          (Shop Assistant)12092, Walthamstow ESS UK

1945 - Death: William Henry Bateman LAWES-(Mech Eng Apprentice) 195, Milford HAM UK

1960 - Burial: James Dee LAWS-22761, Huntingdon UT United States

1970 - Burial: Ann LAWS-29800, Mere Knolls Cemetary, Sunderland (Fullwell) DUR UK

1985 - Admon: Frederic Patrick LAWS (Barrister at Law) -34771, Brighton SSX UK

                                                    Brighton SSX UK

2000 - Death: Richard Bernard LAWESCost Accountant (retired) 14544, Galston, Terry Hills             NSW (Glenorie) AUSTRALIA

2000 - Death: Lillian LAWS-12576, Campleltown NSW AUSTRALIA

2003 - Death: Mary E VANMILLER-12728, The Laurels, Sandy Creek, Wayland MI USA

1759 - Death: Elizabeth  Caroline HANOVER-22604, Kew Palace SRY UK

1803 - Christen: Charlotte Lucy SEPPINGS-38682, Chatham KEN UK

1843 - Birth: Samantha HOPPER-13869, Ruswarp NRY UK

1904 - Birth: Samuel Harry HAMMERSLEY-36334, Stoke on Trent STS UK

1908 - Burial: Jessie CLEGG-25830, Outwood WRY UK

1934 - Death: Mary Therasa FORESTER(Widow) 10012, Le Zoutle BELGIUM

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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