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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Lawes Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Lawes 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 Lawes family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Lawes

Wikipedia William Lawes (April 1602 ? 24 September 1645) was an English composer and musician.
Wikipedia Courtney Lawes (born 23 February 1989 in Northampton, England) is a professional rugby player for Northampton Saints, who play in the Guinness Premiership.
Wikipedia Kaitlyn Lawes (born December 16, 1988) is a Canadian curler born in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1988.
Wikipedia William George Lawes (1 July 1839 ? 6 August 1907) was an English-born Congregationalist minister, missionary and public lecturer.

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