Mary Sophia Graham

F, #5452, b. 27 August 1845, d. 26 May 1935
FatherIsaac N. Graham b. 5 May 1812, d. 22 Jul 1868
MotherSarah Ann Bezanson b. 7 Jun 1821, d. 28 Feb 1887

Family

Solomon H. Lawrence b. 29 Dec 1836, d. 1933
Children
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Mary (Graham) Lawrence, 1928
     Mary Sophia Graham was born on 27 August 1845 at Horton, Nova Scotia.1 She married Solomon H. Lawrence on 18 February 1868 at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia. She was 22. He was 31.2,3 Mary Sophia Graham was photographed with Russell Walter Cardinal, her grandson, and Solomon H. Lawrence at Hanover, Massachusetts, in the spring of 1928.4 Mary Sophia Graham died on 26 May 1935 at Somerville, Massachusetts, at age 89.5

     Obituary from The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 27 May 1935:
LAWRENCE -- In Somerville, May 26, of 13 Sargent av., Mary S., widow of Solomon S. Lawrence. Services at the Wilson Chapel, 28 College av., West Somerville, Tuesday, May 28, at 2:30 p. m.5


     Death Notice from The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 29 May 1935:
The funeral of Mrs. Mary S. Lawrence, 89, of 13 Sargent av, widow of Solomon S. Lawrence, was held yesterday afternoon in the Wilson chapel, 28 College av, conducted by Myron C. Fisher. Burial was at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Burlington. She was born in King's County, N S.6


     Solomon H. Lawrence and Mary Sophia Graham were mentioned in an article that appeared in The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) on 18 February 1933:
SOMERVILLE

Mr and Mrs Solomon Lawrence will tonight observe the 65th anniversary of their marriage at their residence, 13 Sargent av, by receiving associate members of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Both are natives of Nova Scotia, and Mr Lawrence celebrated his 96th birthday Dec 29, 1932. His wife is 88. They make their home with a daughter, Mrs Maud Wood, and formerly resided in Hanover, Lexington and Watertown.7

Census Summary

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Death
1935

Census, Residence

Census1870Solomon H. Lawrence and Mary Sophia Graham appeared on the census of 1870 at Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, in the household of Hiram Caldwell, who was born in Nova Scotia but his relationship, if any, to Solomon or Mary is unknown.8
Census1881Solomon H. Lawrence and Mary Sophia Graham appeared on the census of 1881 at Lower Horton, Nova Scotia, with Maud Hattie Lawrence and Sarah Ann Bezanson.9,10
Census1891Solomon H. Lawrence and Mary Sophia Graham appeared on the census of 1891 at Avonport, Nova Scotia, with Sarah E. Loveless and Maud Hattie Lawrence.11
Census1901Solomon H. Lawrence and Mary Sophia Graham appeared on the census of 1901 at Lockhartville, Nova Scotia.12
Census1910She appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Harry Wood and Maud Hattie Lawrence at 261 Broadway, Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.13
Census1920Solomon H. Lawrence and Mary Sophia Graham appeared on the census of 1920 at Broadway, Hanover, Plymiouth County, Massachusetts.14
Census1930She appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Harry Wood and Maud Hattie Lawrence at Lexington Street, Burlington, Massachusetts.15
Residence1933Mary Sophia Graham lived with Maud Hattie Lawrence at 13 Sargent Street, Somerville, Massachusetts, in 1933.16
Last Edited25 Mar 2019

Citations

  1. [S172] "Maud Wood's Bible."
  2. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 23, 56.
  3. [S192] Muriel (Cardinal) Johnston, "Muriel Johnston's Family Group Sheet", which gives the date as 4 Feb 1868.
  4. [S328] Letter, Muriel Alta (Cardinal) Johnston to John Cardinal, 3 March 1999.
  5. [S2] Mary S. Lawrence Death Notice, The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 27 May 1935, p. 21.
  6. [S19] News article "Great Boston News Briefs - Somerville", The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 29 May 1935, p. 23.
  7. [S19] News article "Great Boston News Briefs - Somerville", The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 18 February 1933, p. 11.
  8. [S4] 1870 U.S. Federal Census; Manchester Ward 6, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; Page: 66; Roll: M593_843; Page: 445B; Image: 526; Family History Library Film: 552342.
  9. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Lower Horton, Kings, Nova Scotia. Roll: C_13173, Page: 24, Family No: 111.
  10. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), Year=1881, Location=Lower Horton, Code=i-2, Page=24, Fam=111.
  11. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), Year=1891, Location=Avonport, Code=i-1, Page=23, Family=98.
  12. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), Year=1901, Location=Lockhartville, Code=R, Page=5, Family=50.
  13. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Arlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_594; Page: 14B; ED: 729; Image: 735.
  14. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_726; Page: 17B; ED: 109; Image: 740.
  15. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Massachusetts, Middlesex County, Burlington; Roll: T626_914; Image: 460; ED: 9-193; Sheet: 9A.
  16. [S667] Ancestry.com, "U.S. City Directories", Greenough's 1933 Somerville, Massachusetts Directory, pp. 269, 463.

Solomon H. Lawrence

M, #5453, b. 29 December 1836, d. 1933
FatherJoseph Lawrence b. 26 Jan 1808, d. 19 Jul 1873
MotherSarah E. Loveless b. 1 Feb 1813, d. 26 May 1907

Family

Mary Sophia Graham b. 27 Aug 1845, d. 26 May 1935
Children
Solomon H. Lawrence, Spring 1928
     Solomon H. Lawrence was born on 29 December 1836 at Horton, Nova Scotia.1,2,3,4 He was also known as Laurence. He married Mary Sophia Graham on 18 February 1868 at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia. He was 31. She was 22.5,6 Solomon H. Lawrence was photographed with Russell Walter Cardinal, his grandson, and Mary Sophia Graham at Hanover, Massachusetts, in the spring of 1928.7 Solomon H. Lawrence died in 1933 at Somerville, Massachusetts.8
     From Murial Alta (Cardinal) Johnston: "My Gr Grandfather Solomon was 6' 4". I remember him sitting by black stove in kitchen of Maud's flat in Somerville, Mass., carving wooden chains."3

     Solomon H. Lawrence and Mary Sophia Graham were mentioned in an article that appeared in The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) on 18 February 1933:
SOMERVILLE

Mr and Mrs Solomon Lawrence will tonight observe the 65th anniversary of their marriage at their residence, 13 Sargent av, by receiving associate members of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Both are natives of Nova Scotia, and Mr Lawrence celebrated his 96th birthday Dec 29, 1932. His wife is 88. They make their home with a daughter, Mrs Maud Wood, and formerly resided in Hanover, Lexington and Watertown.9

Census Summary

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1930
Death
1933

Census, Residence

ResidenceSolomon H. Lawrence lived at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, at the time of his marriage.5
Census1870Solomon H. Lawrence and Mary Sophia Graham appeared on the census of 1870 at Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, in the household of Hiram Caldwell, who was born in Nova Scotia but his relationship, if any, to Solomon or Mary is unknown.10
Census1881Solomon H. Lawrence and Mary Sophia Graham appeared on the census of 1881 at Lower Horton, Nova Scotia, with Maud Hattie Lawrence and Sarah Ann Bezanson.11,12
Census1891Solomon H. Lawrence and Mary Sophia Graham appeared on the census of 1891 at Avonport, Nova Scotia, with Sarah E. Loveless and Maud Hattie Lawrence.13
Census1901Solomon H. Lawrence and Mary Sophia Graham appeared on the census of 1901 at Lockhartville, Nova Scotia.4
Census1910Solomon H. Lawrence appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Harry Wood and Maud Hattie Lawrence at 261 Broadway, Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.14
Census1920Solomon H. Lawrence and Mary Sophia Graham appeared on the census of 1920 at Broadway, Hanover, Plymiouth County, Massachusetts.15
Census1930Solomon H. Lawrence appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of Harry Wood and Maud Hattie Lawrence at Lexington Street, Burlington, Massachusetts.16
Residence1933Solomon H. Lawrence lived with Maud Hattie Lawrence at 13 Sargent Street, Somerville, Massachusetts, in 1933.17
Last Edited25 Mar 2019

Citations

  1. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 33, 123, on his marriage record.
  2. [S172] "Maud Wood's Bible."
  3. [S246] Letter, Muriel Alta (Cardinal) Johnston to John Cardinal, February 26, 1999.
  4. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), Year=1901, Location=Lockhartville, Code=R, Page=5, Family=50.
  5. [S143] Marriage Records of Kings County (published), Vol. 1, 23, 56.
  6. [S192] Muriel (Cardinal) Johnston, "Muriel Johnston's Family Group Sheet", which gives the date as 4 Feb 1868.
  7. [S328] Letter, Muriel Alta (Cardinal) Johnston to John Cardinal, 3 March 1999.
  8. [S192] Muriel (Cardinal) Johnston, "Muriel Johnston's Family Group Sheet."
  9. [S19] News article "Great Boston News Briefs - Somerville", The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), 18 February 1933, p. 11.
  10. [S4] 1870 U.S. Federal Census; Manchester Ward 6, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; Page: 66; Roll: M593_843; Page: 445B; Image: 526; Family History Library Film: 552342.
  11. [S5] 1881 Canadian Census; Lower Horton, Kings, Nova Scotia. Roll: C_13173, Page: 24, Family No: 111.
  12. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), Year=1881, Location=Lower Horton, Code=i-2, Page=24, Fam=111.
  13. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), Year=1891, Location=Avonport, Code=i-1, Page=23, Family=98.
  14. [S4] 1910 U.S. Federal Census; Arlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_594; Page: 14B; ED: 729; Image: 735.
  15. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_726; Page: 17B; ED: 109; Image: 740.
  16. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Massachusetts, Middlesex County, Burlington; Roll: T626_914; Image: 460; ED: 9-193; Sheet: 9A.
  17. [S667] Ancestry.com, "U.S. City Directories", Greenough's 1933 Somerville, Massachusetts Directory, pp. 269, 463.

Sarah E. Loveless1

F, #5455, b. 1 February 1813, d. 26 May 1907
FatherJohn Loveless Jr. b. 11 Feb 1767, d. 15 Nov 1841
MotherSarah Liddle b. 1767, d. 1 Feb 1858

Family

Joseph Lawrence b. 26 Jan 1808, d. 19 Jul 1873
Children
  • Sophia Lawrence b. 4 Apr 1834
  • Solomon H. Lawrence+ b. 29 Dec 1836, d. 1933
  • Isaac Lawrence b. 15 Mar 1838
  • Elizabeth Harriet Lawrence b. 24 Nov 1840, d. 8 Sep 1860
  • Melinda E. Lawrence b. 22 Apr 1842, d. 29 Oct 1860
  • James Walter Lawrence b. 26 Mar 1845, d. 16 Nov 1930
  • Alonzo Robert Lawrence b. 10 Apr 1847, d. 20 Sep 1873
  • George H. Lawrence b. c 1849
  • Emeline Webster Lawrence b. 23 May 1851, d. 15 May 1893
  • John Franklin Lawrence b. 9 Mar 1853, d. 9 Feb 1859
  • Josephine Winnifred Lawrence b. 8 Feb 1855
  • Charles H. Lawrence b. 16 Apr 1857, d. 27 Feb 1859
     Sarah E. Loveless was also known as Sarah E. Lovelace. She was born on 1 February 1813 at Canna, Nova Scotia.2 She married Joseph Lawrence on 27 November 1832 at Horton, Nova Scotia. She was 19. He was 24.2 In the 1871 Census, 7 year old Zenas McIver is listed in the household of Joseph and Sarah Lawrence. I do not if or how she relates to the family.3 Sarah E. Loveless was listed as the wife of the deceased in the probate of the estate of Joseph Lawrence on 16 May 1877 at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia.4 Sarah E. Loveless died on 26 May 1907 at Hantsport, Nova Scotia, at age 94.5,2

Census Summary

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Death
1907

Census, Residence

Census1871Joseph Lawrence and Sarah E. Loveless appeared on the census of 1871 at Somerset, Nova Scotia, with Alonzo Robert Lawrence, Josephine Winnifred Lawrence and George H. Lawrence.6
Census1881Sarah E. Loveless appeared on the census of 1881 at Kentville, Nova Scotia, with Josephine Winnifred Lawrence.7
Census1891Sarah E. Loveless appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of Solomon H. Lawrence and Mary Sophia Graham at Avonport, Nova Scotia.8
Last Edited18 Jun 2019

Citations

  1. [S353] Lorna Woodman Evans, Kings County, Nova Scotia Township Books, 111.
  2. [S192] Muriel (Cardinal) Johnston, "Muriel Johnston's Family Group Sheet."
  3. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), Year=1871, Location=Somerset1, Code=i1, Fam=61.
  4. [S352] Family History Committee, Probate Records of Kings County, ADM L-83.
  5. [S2] Mrs. Sarah Lawrence Death Notice, clipping from an unknown newspaper.
  6. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1871, Somerset1, Location=i1, Family Number=61.
  7. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), 1881, Kentville, Location=f1, Page=44, Line=5-6, Family Number=61.
  8. [S350] Census Records of Kings County (published), Year=1891, Location=Avonport, Code=i-1, Page=23, Family=98.

Howard Taylor1

M, #5456, b. circa 1871
FatherJames H. Taylor1 b. c 1847
MotherCaroline E. Holley1 b. 1850
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Howard Taylor was born circa 1871 at Nova Scotia.1

Census Summary

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1891

Census, Residence

Census1891Howard Taylor appeared on the census of 1891 in the household of James H. Taylor and Caroline E. Holley at Isaac's Harbour, Nova Scotia.1
Last Edited7 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S5] 1891 Canadian Census; Isaacs Harbour, Guysborough, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6313; Family: 27; Page: 6-7.