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Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Law family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Law Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Law Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Law family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Law

John LawWiki John Law (usually pronounced "Jean Lass" by contemporary French people) ("baptised" 21 April 1671 ? died 21 March 1729) was a Scottish economist who believed that money was only a means of exchange that did not constitute wealth in itself and that national wealth depended on trade.
Bernard Francis LawWiki Bernard Francis Law (born November 4, 1931) is an American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Oliver LawWiki Oliver Law (1899 ? July 9, 1937) was an African American communist, labor organizer, and social activist, who commanded the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War.
David LawWiki David "Davey" Law (1908 ? April 1971) was a Scottish cartoonist best known for creating "Dennis the Menace" and "Beryl the Peril" for Dundee publishers D.
Bonar LawWiki Andrew Bonar Law PC (16 September 1858?? 30 October 1923), commonly known as Bonar Law, was a British Conservative Party statesman and Prime Minister.
Jude LawWiki David Jude Heyworth Law (born 29 December 1972) is an English actor, film producer and director.
William LawWiki William Law (1686 ? 9 April 1761), English cleric and theological writer, was born at Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire.
Denis LawWiki Denis Law (born 24 February 1940) is a retired Scottish football player, who enjoyed a long and successful career as a striker from the 1950s to the 1970s.
Phyllida LawWiki Phyllida Ann Law (born 8 May, 1932) is a Scottish actress.
Kelley LawWiki Kelley Law (born January 11, 1966 in Burnaby, British Columbia) formerly known as Kelley Atkins and Kelley Owen is a Canadian curler from Coquitlam, British Columbia.
Evander M. LawWiki Evander McIvor Law (August 7, 1836 ? October 31, 1920) was an author, teacher, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War.
Peter LawWiki Peter John Law (1 April 1948 ? 25 April 2006) was a Welsh politician.
Edmund LawWiki Rt Rev Edmund Law (1703-1787) was a priest in the Church of England.
John Phillip LawWiki John Phillip Law (September 7, 1937 ? May 13, 2008) was an American film actor, with more than a hundred movie roles to his credit.
Vern LawWiki Vernon Sanders Law (born March 12, 1930 in Meridian, Idaho) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher.
Acie LawWiki Acie Law IV (born January 25, 1985) is an American basketball player at point guard who currently plays for the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats.
Hugh LawWiki Hugh Alexander Law (died 1 April 1943) was an Irish nationalist politician.
Nicky LawWiki Nicholas "Nicky" Law (born 29 March 1988 in Nottingham, England) is an English footballer, who plays in the position of midfielder for Rotherham United.
Nicky LawWiki Nicholas "Nicky" Law (born 8 September 1961 in Greenwich) is an English football manager and former player.
Kirby LawWiki Kirby Law (born March 11, 1977) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger who plays for Fribourg-Gotteron of the National League A (NLA).
Danny LawWiki Danny Law (born July 15, 1975) was an English cricketer.
Lyman LawWiki Lyman Law (July 17, 1770 ? May 2, 1840), son of Richard Law and father of John Law, was a United States Representative from Connecticut.
Natasha LawWiki Andrea Natasha Law (born in 1970) is an English painter and graphic designer.
Alvin LawWiki Alvin Law (born 1960 in Yorkton, Saskatchewan) is a motivational speaker and former radio broadcaster.
Graeme LawWiki Graeme Law (born September 6, 1984 in Kirkcaldy, Scotland) is a professional footballer who currently plays for Stalybridge Celtic.
W. W. LawWiki Westley Wallace Law (January 1, 1923 ? July 29, 2002) was a civil rights leader from Savannah, Georgia.
William LawWiki William Law was a first class cricketer who played 4 matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1871 and 1873.
Dennis LawWiki Raymond Dennis Law (born April 4, 1955 in Commerce, Georgia) was an American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Cincinnati Bengals and the Washington Redskins.
Sallie Chapman Gordon LawWiki Sallie Chapman Gordon Law (nicknamed Mother of the Confederacy) (1805 - 1894) was the first recorded Confederate nurse in the American Civil War.
Eamon LawWiki Eamon Law (died 2007) was an Irish handball player for Kilkenny and Mullinavat.
Robert D. LawWiki Robert D.
Benjamin LawWiki Benjamin Law was born around 1773 in Gomersal, Yorkshire the son of George Law and Mary Wilby.
Bowman Brown LawWiki Bowman Brown Law (July 29, 1855 ? February 3, 1916) was a Canadian politician.
John LawWiki John Law is an American artist, culture-jammer, and co-founder of the Cacophony Society and Burning Man Festival (AKA Black Rock City, AKA Zone Trip #4) which evolved out of the spirit of the Cacophony Society when a precursor solstice party was banned from San Francisco's Ocean Beach and merged with another Cacophony event on the Black Rock desert in Nevada.
John LawWiki John Law (October 28, 1796 - October 7, 1873) was an American politician who represented Indiana in the United States House of Representatives from 1861-1865.
Keith LawWiki Keith Law is a baseball writer for ESPN's Scouts, Inc.
Arthur LawWiki Arthur Law (22 March 1844 ? 2 April 1913) was an English playwright, actor and scenic designer.
Josh LawWiki Joshua Neil "Josh" Law (born 19 August 1989 in Nottingham) is an English professional footballer who played in the Football League Trophy for Chesterfield against Hartlepool United.
The LawWiki The Law are an indie rock band from Dundee in Scotland.
Elizabeth Parke Custis LawWiki Elizabeth Parke Custis Law (21 August 1776 ? 31 December 1831) was a granddaughter of Martha Dandridge Washington and the step-granddaughter of George Washington.
Ernest LawWiki Ernest Philip Alphonso Law CB CVO (26 August 1854?25 February 1930) was an English historian and barrister.