Saturday, April 9, 2011

Surname Saturday ~ Lawes & Laws

I'm starting off today sharing my G G Grandfather Henry John Lawes and two generations of his descendants.  I will be sharing more detailed posts about some of these people this week.



1.  Henry John Lawes was born in Dec 1851 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.  He died in Mar 1925 at the age of 73 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He was a wire weaver.


Caroline Whittaker was born in Jun 1854 in Aston, Warwickshire, England.  Caroline died on 7 Jun 1893 at the age of 39 at 7 Court, 7 Bristol Street in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.


Henry John Lawes and Caroline Whittaker had the following children:


2 i. Gertrude Beatrice Lawes, born 30 Nov 1878, Deritend, Aston, Birmingham, England; married John Derrington, 25 Dec 1904, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; died 1963, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.
3 ii. Leah Lawes, born Jun 1880, Aston, Birmingham, England; married John H Plumb, 24 Dec 1899, Aston, Birmingham, England; died Mar 1913, Aston, Birmingham, England.
4 iii. Annie Elizabeth Lawes, born abt 1883, Aston, Birmingham, England; married Arthur Ravenhall, 5 Jul 1903, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.
iv. Fanny Lawes was born on 10 Nov 1883 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. She appeared in the census in 1891 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.
5 v. Henry "Harry" Lawes Jr, born 28 Jan 1887, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; married Bessie Hazel Puddington, 29 May 1912, Saint John, Saint John CO, New Brunswick, Canada; died 1 Oct 1965, Marysville, York CO, New Brunswick, Canada.
vi. William Lawes was born on 31 Oct 1888 at 7 Court, 2 Bristol Street in St. Thomas, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He appeared in the census in 1891 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He appeared in the census in 1901 in Wickham, Sunbury & Queens, New Brunswick, Canada.
vii. Walter Lawes was born in Sep 1890 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He appeared in the census in 1891 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.
6 viii. George Edward Lawes, born 3 Apr 1892, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; married Lily Bernardine C Gibbons; died 1972.


Second Generation


2.  Gertrude Beatrice Lawes (Henry John-1) was born on 30 Nov 1878 in Deritend, Aston, Birmingham, England.  Gertrude died in 1963 at the age of 85 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.


Gertrude Beatrice Lawes and John Derrington were married on 25 Dec 1904 at St Gabriel's Church in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. John Derrington was born in Mar 1876 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He died in 1937 at the age of 61.


John Derrington and Gertrude Beatrice Lawes had the following children:


i. Henry William Derrington was born in 1906 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He died in 1959 at the age of 53 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.
7 ii. Amelia Derrington, born 8 Apr 1908, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; married Reginald Samuel Stancer; married Arthur Ronald Knott, 1948, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; died 25 Feb 1994, Sutton Coldfield.
iii. Walter Derrington was born in Dec 1914 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.
iv. John Allen Derrington was born on 1 Nov 1919 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He died in 1992 at the age of 73 in Sutton Coldfield.
8 v. Kathleen Mary Derrington, born 10 Oct 1921, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; married Leslie Wilson, 6 Sep 1947, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; died 26 Sep 1992, Sutton Coldfield.


3.  Leah Lawes (Henry John-1) was born in Jun 1880 in Aston, Birmingham, England.  Leah died in Mar 1913 at the age of 32 in Aston, Birmingham, England.


Leah Lawes and John H Plumb were married on 24 Dec 1899 at St James Church in Aston, Birmingham, England. John H Plumb was born in Mar 1870 in Aston, Warwickshire, England. He died in Sep 1913 at the age of 43 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.


John H Plumb and Leah Lawes had the following child:


i. John Thomas Plumb was born in Sep 1900 in Aston, Birmingham, England.


4.  Annie Elizabeth Lawes (Henry John-1) was born about 1883 in Aston, Birmingham, England. 


Annie Elizabeth Lawes and Arthur Ravenhall were married on 5 Jul 1903 at St George's parish church in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. Arthur Ravenhall was born about 1879 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.


5.  Henry "Harry" Lawes Jr (Henry John-1) was born on 28 Jan 1887 at 25 Court 1 Lower Essex Street in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.  He died on 1 Oct 1965 at the age of 78 in Marysville, York CO, New Brunswick, Canada. He was buried in Oct 1969 at United Church cemetery, 359 Canada Street in Marysville, York CO, New Brunswick, Canada. 
After marriage he changed his last name from Lawes to Laws.


Henry "Harry" Lawes Jr and Bessie Hazel Puddington were married on 29 May 1912 in Saint John, Saint John CO, New Brunswick, Canada. Bessie Hazel Puddington, daughter of Harry Hudson Puddington and Elsie Mae Schuler, was born in 1898 in Sommerville, MA.  Bessie died on 9 Nov 1959 at the age of 61 in Marysville, York CO, New Brunswick, Canada. 


Henry Lawes and Bessie Hazel Puddington had the following children:


i. Earle E Laws was born in 1920. He was born in 1920 in Queenstown, New Brunswick, Canada. He died in 1970 at the age of 50. Earle died in 1970 at the age of 50 in Marysville, York CO, New Brunswick, Canada.
ii. Harold Laws was born in 1920. He died in 1920 at the age of 0. He was born in 1920 in Queenstown, , New Brunswick, Canada. Harold died in 1920 at the age of 0 in Queenstown, , New Brunswick, Canada.
9 iii. Norman H Laws, born 1921; died 24 Oct 1993, Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada.
10 iv. Gordon Schuler Laws, born 2 Oct 1922, Queenstown, New Brunswick, Canada; married Mary Hilda Anderson, 8 Sep 1941, Devon, York, New Brunswick, Canada; died 20 Jun 1982, London, , Ontario, Canada.
11 v. LIVING
12 vi. Harry Puddington Laws, born 1927, Maple Grove, New Brunswick, Canada; married Mary Alberta MORGAN, 27 Sep 1952, Marysville, York CO, New Brunswick, Canada; married (Living?); died 17 Jul 2007.
vii. Ruth Victoria Laws was born in 1938. She died in 1938 at the age of 0.


6.  George Edward Lawes (Henry John-1) was born on 3 Apr 1892 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He died in 1972 at the age of 80.


George Edward Lawes and Lily Bernardine C Gibbons were married. Lily Bernardine C Gibbons was born on 10 Jun 1894 in Oxford.