Velma Mabel Law

Brief Life History of Velma Mabel

When Velma Mabel Law was born on 1 April 1912, in Parker Hill, Newport, Le Haut-Saint-François, Quebec, Canada, her father, William Aldrich Law, was 38 and her mother, Annie Frances Jane Parker, was 29. She married Clement Pope Lowry on 29 July 1934, in Lennoxville, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 6 December 1985, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 73, and was buried in Maple Leaf Cemetery, Maple Leaf, Newport, Le Haut-Saint-François, Quebec, Canada.

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Clement Pope Lowry
Velma Mabel Law
Marriage: 29 July 1934
Lois Velma Lowry

Sources (2)

  • Velma Mabel Law Lowry, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Velma Mabel Law - Individual or family possessions: Burial: July 1986; Randboro, Compton, Québec, Canada

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World Events (2)

1980 · Sovereignty-Association Defeated 60% to 40%

The Quebec independence referendum was the first in Quebec and was called by PQ government which advocated secession from Canada. Another one would happen 1995.


Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: from a Middle English personal name Law(e), a short form of Lawrence .

Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived near a hill, northern Middle English law (from Old English hlāw, which generally became low in the south and law in the north). Compare Lowe and Lew .

Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 羅, based on its Cantonese pronunciation, see Luo 1.

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

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Velma Mabel Law

Velma was the only girl in the family of 4 brothers. She grew up on a farm in Parker Hill, Quebec, Canada. She was 6 years old when her mother died in the Flu Epidemic in 1918, altho they were living …

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