Ada Maria Lawrence

1873–14 December 1893 (Age 20)
West Tofts, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ada Maria

When Ada Maria Lawrence was born in 1873, in West Tofts, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Lawrence, was 38 and her mother, Esther Smith Shaw, was 31. She lived in West Tofts, Norfolk, England in 1881. She died on 14 December 1893, in Ickburgh, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Lawrence
1835–1903
Esther Smith Shaw
1842–1918
Eliza Lawrence
1861–1891
George Lawrence
1866–
Rosetta Lawrence
1868–
William Lawrence
1870–
Ada Maria Lawrence
1873–1893
Florence May Lawrence
1875–1876
Emma Lawrence
1877–
Lelly Laurence
1881–
Ethel Lawrence
1883–
Ceilia May Lawrence
1886–

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World Events (2)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 7

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 11

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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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  • Ada Laurence in household of Joseph Laurence, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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