Brief Life History of xx

When xx was born on 14 March 1924, in South Nelson, Miramichi, Northumberland, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, William Alexander Lawless, was 23 and his mother, Marie Louise Josephine Godin, was 20. He married Annie Renovia Brown on 10 June 1976, in River Hebert, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 26 December 1997, in Yarmouth 33, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 73, and was buried in River Hebert, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Annie Renovia Brown
Marriage: 10 June 1976

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Michael Jesse Lawless - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Michael Jesse Lawless
  • Michael J Lawless, "Find A Grave Index"

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    World Events (7)

    1937 · Miramichi Strike

    August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.

    1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

    On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

    1955 · Recorder Low Temperature

    In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese: Wei, Jing, Jian, Ming, Li, Yi, Hui, Bin, Gang, Hong, Ping, Jin, Min, Chong, You, Chang, Hu, Neng, Shen, Yiming, Yiping. Vietnamese Long, Hao, Lan, Hai, Bian, Buu, Cong, Dai, Mai, Nu, Quan, Thi.


    Mandarin form of the surname 徐, meaning ‘gradually, slowly’ in Chinese: (i) from Xu (徐), the name of a state (covering present-day Jiangsu and Anhui province) originally granted to Ruo Mu, son of an official called Bo Yi during the reign of Xia Yu, the first king of the Xia dynasty (2070–1600 BC ). The state was destroyed by the state of Chu during the Western Zhou dynasty (1046–771 BC ) but later restored and eventually annexed by the state of Wu in 512 BC . After its annihilation, the name of the state was adopted as a surname. (ii) borne by the descendants of the Shang dynasty (1600–1046 BC ). The Xu family was one of the six clans of the Shang dynasty that were sent to the state of Lu after the annihilation of the Shang dynasty. (iii) surname borne by descendants of Xu Zhi Gao (徐知誥), an alternative name of Li Sheng, the founder of the state of Southern Tang (937–975 AD ). (iv) a surname of the Xu (徐) family from the Di ethnic group in northern China.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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