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Henry D. Lawrence

(Jan 26, 1851 - )
Descendants of Samuel Brooks
     Henry D. Lawrence was born on Jan 26, 1851 in the United States.1,2

     At the age of 28, Henry married Ellen Brooks Sanborn, daughter of John Sewall Sanborn and Eleanor Hall Brooks, on Oct 15, 1879 at the Congregational Church in Sherbrooke.3,4

     Henry and Ellen appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec in the household of Ellen's brother Samuel.2

     They appeared on the 1901 Canadian Census of 3 Bellevue Avenue, Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke County, Québec, enumerated Apr 11, 1901, with their children Helen, Henry and Kate. Also in the house were Ellen's half-sister Mary Abigail and Mrs. J. M. Brown, domestic.1

Children of Henry D. Lawrence and Ellen Brooks Sanborn


  1. Québec. District Sherbrooke (193). 1901 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication T-6546. Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada.
  2. Québec. District Sherbrooke (55). 1881 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication C-13199 (FHL Film 1375835). Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada.
  3. 1815-1879, District of Saint-Francis: From the Church Records of Sixteen Religious Denominations, Catholics Not Included, 6 volumes. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada: La Société de Généalogie des Cantons de l'Est Inc, 1987. Marriages, 2 volumes.
  4. "Descendants of Samuel Brooks and Anne Bedel". Charts found in Marion Tomlinson's desk in 1970; another compiled by Dalby B and Alan B Morkill, original owned by Jane Patrick. Copies in possession of author.