Christopher Lewis1

#53

Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherCharles Lewis
MotherPatricia Attison

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.

Alan Roberts

#54

Major Life Event

     Alan Roberts married Patricia Attison, daughter of Betty Louise Attison.1

Family of Alan and Patricia Attison

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.

Bernice Ann Grubbs

#55

Major Life Event

     Bernice Ann Grubbs married Donald Thomas Attison, son of Herbert Comer Attison and Mary Louise Lawrence, on 20 December 1958 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.1

Children of Bernice and Donald Thomas Attison

Narrative

     Bernice was also known as Ann.

Citations

  1. [S39] Lawrence Family information provided by Donald T. Attison.

Robert Thomas Attison

#56, b. 8 August 1960

Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherDonald Thomas Attison b. 21 Mar 1939, d. 7 May 2005
MotherBernice Ann Grubbs

Major Life Event

     Robert Thomas Attison was born on 8 August 1960 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.1

Citations

  1. [S39] Lawrence Family information provided by Donald T. Attison.

Michael Lawrence Attison

#57, b. 6 March 1963

Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherDonald Thomas Attison b. 21 Mar 1939, d. 7 May 2005
MotherBernice Ann Grubbs

Major Life Event

     Michael Lawrence Attison was born on 6 March 1963 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.1

Citations

  1. [S39] Lawrence Family information provided by Donald T. Attison.

Dorothy Mae Walker

#58, b. 15 March 1919, d. 11 February 2005

FatherJeff Walker b. c 1899
MotherJettie ? b. c 1899

Major Life Event

     Dorothy Mae Walker was born on 15 March 1919 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.1,2 She married first William Hollifield. She married second Ernest Ross Lawrence, son of Carl Greenville Lawrence [Sr.] and Jessie Kidder Harper, son of Carl Greenville Lawrence [Sr.] and Jessie Kidder Harper, on 21 July 1956 in Columbus, Lowndes Co., Mississippi.3 Dorothy died on 11 February 2005 at age 85. Last residence listed in the Social Security Death Index was Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.4,1 She was interred on 14 February 2005 in Forest Hill Cemetery in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.4

Family of Dorothy and Ernest Ross Lawrence

Narrative

     Dorothy's obituary:

     LAWRENCE, DOROTHY MAE, passed quietly from this earth on Friday, February 11, 2005. She was the wife of the late Ernest Ross Lawence and the mother of the late Sheila Ann Loggins. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, James Leslie and Peggy Hollifield. She is also survived by her four granddaughters, Elizabeth Cunninghamd, Dee Winstid, Tery Smith and husband Alan, and Ellen Townley and husband Cary. Mrs. Lawrence is also survived by he eight great grandchildren, Amy, Adam, Aaron, Jessica, Leslie, Hayley, Trent, and Blake. Mrs. Lawrence leaves behind a sister, Mildred Pitts; a brother, James Edward Walker; and a multitude of nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 14, 2005, at 1 p.m. at Ridout's Roebuck Chapel with burial to follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, February 13, 2005, from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Ridout's Roebuck Chapel is directing.4

U. S. Census Records

Census1940Dorothy Mae Walker was listed as a daughter at age 20, higherst grade level completed 5th grade, born in Alabama, in the household of Jeff Walker in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama, in the Census of 1940 enumerated 4 April 1940.5

Residence (City Directories)

1959Dorothy Mae Lawrence and Ernest Ross Lawrence lived 213 65th Place N., Birmingham, Alabama, in 1959. Ernest was a draftsmanat Menefee & Smith.6

Citations

  1. [S958] SSDI, Ancestry.com, online Ancestry.com, Issued: Alabama (before 1951); Res.: 35203 Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama.
  2. [S4756] 1 April 1940, 1940 U. S. Census, Jefferson Co., Alabama, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 3B, ED68-290, line 70.
  3. [S39] Lawrence Family information provided by Donald T. Attison.
  4. [S1550] The Birmingham News, Dorothy Mae Lawrence Obituary, 13 February 2005, found at al.com.
  5. [S4756] 1 April 1940, 1940 U. S. Census, Jefferson Co., Alabama, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 3B, ED68-290, line 62.
  6. [S5100] Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1959.

James Robert Newsome

#59, b. 5 January 1910, d. 13 August 1989

Major Life Event

     James Robert Newsome was born on 5 January 1910 in Vincent, Shelby Co., Alabama.1,2,3 He married Thelma Marie Lawrence, daughter of Carl Greenville Lawrence [Sr.] and Jessie Kidder Harper, on 3 November 1934 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.4 James died on 13 August 1989 at age 79. Last residence listed in the Social Security Death Index was Las Cruces, Dona Ana Co., New Mexico.1,5,2 He was interred on 16 August 1989 in Hillcrest Cemetery in Las Cruces, Dona Ana Co., New Mexico.1

Children of James and Thelma Marie Lawrence

U. S. Census Records

Census1940In the Census of 1940 enumerated 11 April 1940, James Robert Newsome was listed as head of household in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama. James was listed at age 30, residing at 6932 Division Avenue, listed in household 269, occupation as a machine operator at an iron works, highest grade level completed 2nd year of high school, born in Alabama. Also enumerated in the household: Thelma Marie Newsome and Shirley Marie Newsome.3

Residence (City Directories)

1935James Robert Newsome and Thelma Marie Newsome lived at 260 N. 54th, Birmingham, Alabama, in 1935. James was a helper at the Chicago Bridge & Iron Works.6
1937James Robert Newsome and Thelma Marie Newsome lived at 121 N. 61st, Birmingham, Alabama, in 1937. James was a helper at the Chicago Bridge & Iron Works.7
1938James Robert Newsome and Thelma Marie Lawrence lived at 121 N. 61st, Birmingham, Alabama, in 1938. James was a punch operator at the Chicago Bridge & Iron Works.8
1943James Robert Newsome and Thelma Marie Newsome lived at 484 Park Place, Springfield, Ohio, in 1943. James was a mill operator at the BB Company.9
1944James Robert Newsome and Thelma Marie Newsome lived at 1301 S. Fountain Avenue, Springfield, Ohio, in 1944. James was an inspector at the BB Company.10
1945James Robert Newsome and Thelma Marie Newsome lived at 1305 S. Fountain Avenue, Springfield, Ohio, in 1945. James was a press operator at Oliver Corporation.11
1947James Robert Newsome and Thelma Marie Newsome lived at 1617 Lexington Avenue, Springfield, Ohio, in 1947. James was a trucker for NYC Systems.12
1953James Robert Newsome lived with Carl Greenville Lawrence [Sr.] at 112 N. 61st, Birmingham, Alabama, in 1953. James was a wholesalesman for Matthew Electical Supplies; Carl worked for the National Advertising Agency.13
1960James Robert Newsome and Thelma Marie Newsome lived at 121 N. 61st, Birmingham, Alabama, in 1960. James was a wholesalesman at Matthews Electrical Supplies.14

Citations

  1. [S540] James Robert Newsome Sr., Furernal Notice, 1989 Copy in researcher's file.
  2. [S958] SSDI, Ancestry.com, online Ancestry.com, Issued: Alabama (before 1951); Res.: 88001 Las Cruces, Dona Ana, New Mexico.
  3. [S4415] 1 April 1940, 1940 U. S. Census, Jefferson Co., Alabama, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 12A, ED68-69, line 24.
  4. [S49] Newsome-Lawrence Marriage: Marriage Book 134, page 519, Bureau of Vital Statistics, State of Alabama.
  5. [S963] 1 April 1930, 1930 U. S. Census, Dickson Co., Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 4B, ED8, line 65, dwelling 84, family 100.
  6. [S5100] Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1935.
  7. [S5100] Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1937.
  8. [S5100] Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1938.
  9. [S5101] Springfield, Ohio, City Directory, 1943.
  10. [S5101] Springfield, Ohio, City Directory, 1944.
  11. [S5101] Springfield, Ohio, City Directory, 1945.
  12. [S5101] Springfield, Ohio, City Directory, 1947.
  13. [S5100] Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1953.
  14. [S5100] Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1960.

Shirley Marie Newsome

#60, b. 8 June 1936

Relationship1st cousin of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherJames Robert Newsome b. 5 Jan 1910, d. 13 Aug 1989
MotherThelma Marie Lawrence b. 6 Jun 1915, d. 17 Dec 1992

Major Life Event

     Shirley Marie Newsome was born on 8 June 1936 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.1,2 She married first Richard Alvin Wimpee on 20 June 1954 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.3 She married second Raymond Edward Capps.3

Child of Shirley and Richard Alvin Wimpee

Children of Shirley and Raymond Edward Capps

U. S. Census Records

Census1940Shirley Marie Newsome was listed as a daughter at age 3, born in Alabama, in the household of James Robert Newsome in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama, in the Census of 1940 enumerated 11 April 1940.4

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.
  2. [S4415] 1 April 1940, 1940 U. S. Census, Jefferson Co., Alabama, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 12A, ED68-69, line 26.
  3. [S39] Lawrence Family information provided by Donald T. Attison.
  4. [S4415] 1 April 1940, 1940 U. S. Census, Jefferson Co., Alabama, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 12A, ED68-69, line 24.

James Robert Newsome Jr.

#61, b. 20 October 1941

Relationship1st cousin of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherJames Robert Newsome b. 5 Jan 1910, d. 13 Aug 1989
MotherThelma Marie Lawrence b. 6 Jun 1915, d. 17 Dec 1992

Major Life Event

     James Robert Newsome Jr. was born on 20 October 1941 in Springfield, Clark Co., Ohio.1 He married first Joy Grayson.1 He married second Shirley Josephine Baptista on 10 May 1971 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.2 He married third Shirley P. Newell on 29 September 1972 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.3 He married fourth Helen Marcello Mooney, daughter of Carl W. Mooney and Viola A. Booth, on 2 November 1973 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.4

Child of James and Joy Grayson

Family of James and Shirley Josephine Baptista

Family of James and Shirley P. Newell

Family of James and Helen Marcello Mooney

Narrative

     James was also known as Jimmie.

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.
  2. [S64] Newsome-Baptista Marriage: Marriage Book 316, page 154, Bureau of Vital Statistics, State of Alabama.
  3. [S65] Newsome-Newell Marriage: Marriage Book 331, page 473, Bureau of Vital Statistics, State of Alabama.
  4. [S66] Newsome-Mooney Marriage: Marriage Book 343, page 503, Bureau of Vital Statistics, State of Alabama.

Richard Alvin Wimpee

#62, b. 19 March 1934

Major Life Event

     Richard Alvin Wimpee was born on 19 March 1934 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.1 He married Shirley Marie Newsome, daughter of James Robert Newsome and Thelma Marie Lawrence, on 20 June 1954 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.2

Child of Richard and Shirley Marie Newsome

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.
  2. [S39] Lawrence Family information provided by Donald T. Attison.

Ronald Allen Wimpee

#63, b. circa 1955

Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherRichard Alvin Wimpee b. 19 Mar 1934
MotherShirley Marie Newsome b. 8 Jun 1936

Major Life Event

     Ronald Allen Wimpee was born circa 1955.1 He married Dawn La Grandeur.1

Family of Ronald and Dawn La Grandeur

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.

Raymond Edward Capps

#64

Major Life Event

     Raymond Edward Capps married Shirley Marie Wimpee, daughter of James Robert Newsome and Thelma Marie Lawrence.1

Children of Raymond and Shirley Marie Newsome

Citations

  1. [S39] Lawrence Family information provided by Donald T. Attison.

James Dana Capps

#65, b. circa 1966, d. circa 1987

Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherRaymond Edward Capps
MotherShirley Marie Newsome b. 8 Jun 1936

Major Life Event

     James Dana Capps was born circa 1966.1 James died circa 1987 in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee.

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.

Carol Ann Capps

#66, b. circa 1963, d. 31 August 1981

Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherRaymond Edward Capps
MotherShirley Marie Newsome b. 8 Jun 1936

Major Life Event

     Carol Ann Capps was born circa 1963.1 Carol died on 31 August 1981 in Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee.

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.

Clifford Edward Capps

#67, b. circa 1973

Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherRaymond Edward Capps
MotherShirley Marie Newsome b. 8 Jun 1936

Major Life Event

     Clifford Edward Capps was born circa 1973.1

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.

Joy Grayson

#68

Major Life Event

     Joy Grayson married James Robert Newsome Jr., son of James Robert Newsome and Thelma Marie Lawrence.1

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.

Robert Thomas Newsome1

#69

Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherJames Robert Newsome Jr. b. 20 Oct 1941
MotherJoy Grayson

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.

Lena Elizabeth Dreiling

#70, b. 26 February 1923

Lena with sister-in-law Irene, brother-in-law Robert,
and mother-in-law Jessie (Harper)

Major Life Event

     Lena Elizabeth Dreiling was born on 26 February 1923 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.1 She married Jesse Murry Lawrence, son of Carl Greenville Lawrence [Sr.] and Jessie Kidder Harper, on 2 April 1942 in Thomasville, Thomas Co., Georgia.1

Child of Lena and Jesse Murry Lawrence

Narrative

     Lena was also known as Bess.

Residence (City Directories)

1942Lena Elizabeth Lawrence and Jesse Murry Lawrence lived at 200 86th Place South, Birmingham, Alabama, in 1942. Jesse was in the U. S. Army.2

Citations

  1. [S39] Lawrence Family information provided by Donald T. Attison.
  2. [S5100] Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1942.

Jessica Eileene Lawrence

#71, b. 28 February 1948

Relationship1st cousin of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherJesse Murry Lawrence b. 29 May 1919, d. 29 Jan 1988
MotherLena Elizabeth Dreiling b. 26 Feb 1923

Major Life Event

     Jessica Eileene Lawrence was born on 28 February 1948 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.1 She married Ronald Wright Bagby.

Citations

  1. [S39] Lawrence Family information provided by Donald T. Attison.

Ronald Wright Bagby

#72

Major Life Event

     Ronald Wright Bagby married Jessica Eileene Lawrence, daughter of Jesse Murry Lawrence and Lena Elizabeth Dreiling.

Ronald Wright Bagby Jr.1

#73

Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherRonald Wright Bagby
MotherJessica Eileene Lawrence b. 28 Feb 1948

Citations

  1. [S543] Letter, Thelma (Lawrence) Newsome to Jessie (Lawrence) Smith, circa 1987.

Ruth Jeannette King

#74, b. 19 August 1928

Major Life Event

     Ruth Jeannette King was born on 19 August 1928 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.1 She married Paul Haywood Lawrence, son of Carl Greenville Lawrence [Sr.] and Jessie Kidder Harper, on 14 December 1946 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.2

Children of Ruth and Paul Haywood Lawrence

Residence (City Directories)

1950Ruth Jeannette Lawrence and Paul Haywood Lawrence lived Trusville, Alabama, in 1950. Paul was a draftsman at the Ingalls Iron Works.3

Citations

  1. [S39] Lawrence Family information provided by Donald T. Attison.
  2. [S51] Lawrence-King marriage: Marriage Book 196, page 34, Bureau of Vital Statistics, State of Alabama.
  3. [S5100] Birmingham, Alabama, City Directory, 1950.

David Paul Lawrence

#75, b. 25 July 1948

Relationship1st cousin of Paul Edward Lawrence
FatherPaul Haywood Lawrence b. 23 Sep 1921, d. 22 Nov 1997
MotherRuth Jeannette King b. 19 Aug 1928

Major Life Event

     David Paul Lawrence was born on 25 July 1948 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.1 He married Gilta Kay Roddum on 11 April 1968 in Oneonta, Blount Co., Alabama.2

Citations

  1. [S39] Lawrence Family information provided by Donald T. Attison.
  2. [S67] Lawrence-Roddum: Marriage Book 7, page 477, Bureau of Vital Statistics, State of Alabama.