Thomas Henry Lawless

Brief Life History of Thomas Henry

When Thomas Henry Lawless was born in October 1909, in New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Thomas Henry Lawless, was 22 and his mother, Mary Eva Orilla Libby, was 24. He lived in Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada in 1911.

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Thomas Henry Lawless
Mary Eva Orilla Libby
Thomas Henry Lawless
Sarah Ellen Lawless
E Edith Lawless
Grace Irene Lawless

Sources (4)

  • Henry Lawless in household of Thomas Lawless, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Thomas Henry Lawless, "Canada, New Brunswick County Register of Births, 1801-1920"
  • Henry Thomas Lawless, "Maine, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1990"

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1917 · World War I Contributions

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Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish, Irish, and English: nickname from Middle English laweles, laghles ‘lawless, uncontrolled by the law’, applied either to someone who was undisciplined or to an outlaw (i.e. one from whom the protection of the law had been withdrawn).

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

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