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Re: Ancestors postings

Posted: 1010326996000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1010327288000
re: Roll Call and help with Shetland Laurences

Laurence Laurenson, Shetlands b.1780
m. 19/04/1803
Elizabeth Malcolmson, Shetlands, b.1780
George Laurence, Shetlands, b.1810 d.22/08/1883
m. 15/05/1836
Mary Burgess, Shetlands, b.22/06/1816 d.15/07/1865
(George also remarried in 1866 to Ann Davidson b.1832)

son of George and Mary

Thomas Laurence, Shetlands, b. 31/12/1837 d. 21/05/1880 in New Zealand
m. 08/03/1861
Janet Wooler Henry, Shetlands, b.1842 d.1871

(Thomas remarried in 1874, Mary Gifford MacBeath b.1835 d.1918)

children of Thomas and Janet:

George Laurence b.22/06/1861
Laurence Henry Laurence b.21/10/1862
John Robertson Laurenceb.25/02/1864
Thomas Samual Laurenceb.18/07/1865
Mary Burgess Henry Laurence b.3/03/1867
Joseph Wooler Henry Laurence b.22/08/1868 d.25/10/1868
Robert Burgess Laurence b.16/01/1870 (my great grandfather died on a minesweeper during WW1)
James Burgess Laurence b.28/02/1871 d.6/06/1871

Robert Burgess Laurence b.1870 Shetlands
m. Salem Church in Hull, East Yorkshire, England
Amelia Brinkmann

Mary Ann Laurence (Smith?), Hull, b.19/04/1903

Mary Ann Laurence
Gordon Holdsworth b1901/02 d. 1973/04

Son: Gordon Trevor Holdsworth b.29/03/1932 d.08/12/1994
Judith Ann Cudbertson

Son: John Laurence Holdsworth (me) b.19/04/1968

We don't know why but my great grandfather started calling himself Charles Smith, or Charles Laurence-Smith. His brothers and sisters from the Shetlands all seemed to have emigrated to America or Austrailia.
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