James Marshall Lawrence

30 October 1934–14 June 2013 (Age 78)
Swain, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James Marshall

When James Marshall Lawrence was born on 30 October 1934, in Swain, North Carolina, United States, his father, Oscar Merman Lawrence, was 26 and his mother, Alice Modena Myers, was 32. He lived in Perrysburg, Wood, Ohio, United States in 2004. He died on 14 June 2013, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Perrysburg, Wood, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Merman Lawrence
1908–1979
Alice Modena Myers
1901–1978
James Marshall Lawrence
1934–2013

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1953 · Ohio state oficially admitted into the Union

Age 19

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Lorens, Laurence (Latin Laurentius ‘man from Laurentum’, a place in Italy probably named from its laurels or bay trees). The name was borne by a saint who was martyred at Rome in the 3rd century ad ; he enjoyed a considerable cult throughout Europe, with consequent popularity of the personal name (French Laurent, Italian, Spanish Lorenzo, Catalan Llorenç, Portuguese Lourenço, German Laurenz; Polish Wawrzyniec (assimilated to the Polish word wawrzyn ‘laurel’), etc.). The surname is also borne by Jews among whom it is presumably an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James M Lawrence, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • James Marshall Lawrence in entry for Betty Burnette Lawrence, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • James M Lawrence, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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