Sunday, October 09, 2016

Sunday 9th October 2016 - Number 1032

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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 from our database, for today 9th October

BIRTHS baptisms etc

1805 - Christen: Jane LAWS-7340, Gosport HAM UK

1833 - Birth: Mary LAWS (Servant)-2925, Welches Dam CAM UK

1846 - Birth: William Rufus LAWS-11210, Orange Co NC United States

1876 - Birth: Ada LAWES-22573, Brooke Twp., Lambton County, ONT CANADA

1876 - Birth: Ada LAWS (Domestic Servant) -20757, 

1876 - Birth: Alice Garver LAWS-12660, 

1894 - Birth: Hannah Ellen Edith LAWS (Servant) -15307, West Ham ESS UK

1905 - Birth: Doris Amelia LAWS-36741, 

1908 - Birth: Stella Gwendline LAWS-35926, 

1911 - Birth: John Matthew LAWS-36143, 

1913 - Birth: Marion LAWS-37568, 

1914 - Birth: Robert John LAWS(Australian Army) 12948, Picton NSW AUSTRALIA

1915 - Birth: Norman Ian LAWS-41129, Gateshead DUR UK


1762 - Marriage: Alexander CHRISTIE-10583 and Agnes LAWS-10584, Newcastle upon Tyne NBL UK

1839 - Marriage: Phillip LAWS (Shoemaker) -24973 and Ann BALDRY (Widow) -24974, Beccles SFK UK

1845 - Marriage: Lewis MATHIAS (Gentleman JP & DL) -9649 and Emily Catherine LAWES-224

1849 - Marriage: William LAWS-15013 and Celia LIPPE-34693, Wilkes Co NC USA

1855 - Marriage: James Maddison LAWS-12989 and Esther MORMEN-36109, Meade Co KY USA

1876 - Marriage: Archibald J MCMILLAN-27775 and Ada LAWES-22573, Brooke Twp., Lambton County, ONT CANADA


1897 - Burial: James LAWS-22650, Sheffield WRY UK

1910 - Death: William LAWS-6387, 

1950 - Burial: George Thomas LAWS-30726, Wakiwi NZ

1954 - Death: George Washington LAWS (Tyre Clerk) -40065, Portland OR United States

1961 - Burial: Henry George LAWS (Engineers Machinist)-31047, Bognor Regis SSX UK

1964 - Death: Hilda LAWES-40184, Leigh on Sea ESS UK

1982 - Death: Leonard Otto LAWS-41704, 

1985 - Death: Exle Rosa LAWS-11154, Andover HAM UK

2011 - Burial: Shannon Darnell LAWS(Disabled Childcare) 40705, Beulah, Surry NC United States

2013 - Burial: Christy Renee LAWS-40718, Beulah, Surry NC United States

2014 - Death: Norman Francis LAWS-41000, Washington DUR UK


1857 - Emigration: Charles LAWS (Farmer) -3183, Ship "Almora" sailed from Liverpool as above on own account

1880 - Death: Catherine Laws BURNETT-34558, Prudhoe NBL UK

1913 - Residence: Harry Edwin LAWS (Chemist) -6164, Watford HRT UK

1925 - Residence: Sydney Gibson LAWS (Civil Servant & Radiographer)-33980, Gateshead DUR UK

1938 - Residence: Emily LAWES (Linen Weaver / Spinster) -649, Holbeck WRY UK


1748 - Baptism: Samuel HOBBS (Wheelwright) -375, Breamore HAM UK

1816 - Birth: Janet MCMINN-21798, Kirkcudbright KCD UK

1847 - Birth: Harriet Ann CRAW-6699, Greenbush NY United States



1910 - Death: Ann  CLIFFORD- (Widow) 11593, Whitby NRY UK

1940 - Death: Edith Sarah ROWELL-39457, Brighton SSX UK

1984 - Death: Holly Winifred COOTE-36055, Launcester, Tasmainia AUSTRALIA

2007 - Death: Betty ALFREY (Pappa John's Pizza) -26614, Topeka, KS USA

2013 - Death: Mildred Leola WALL-39410, Inman SC United States

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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