Sam obit 2

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Sam obit 2 - j Came Here in 1841. When he first came to...
j Came Here in 1841. When he first came to IWhrMrr in 1S41 he look up hii residem-e residem-e residem-e in Msin I street, lie maiTinl in l,S4ti uml Ins rirt wife died in lS'HI. lie was the father of six children, two of whom died. In 1SW he moved into a dlone house in (lenesee street, a few rods south of Hronson avenue, avenue, then named Hunter street. This house only recently was sold anil will be torn down. (In August 2ft.. 1X1,1, which was his .'tth birthday, Mr. Lawrem-e Lawrem-e Lawrem-e enlisted in t'ouipany E. Fiftieth Engineers. Ho joined the Army of the Potomac, under tieneral .McClcllnn and remained until Lee's surrender, four and half years later. He was slightly wounded in the leg. He had four brothers in the war. due, Charles Lawrence, was killed in the .storming of St. Mary's Heights. As a corporal of the Fiftieth New York Engineers, Company E., Mr. Lawrence heliied to construct the hriilre over stream at Farniviile. near Hichmond. for the I nion soldiers to pass over when they forced (ieneral Lee to surrender. The engineers were ordered to stay by the bride, so they couldn't see the surrender. surrender. : i

Clipped from Democrat and Chronicle15 Mar 1922, WedPage 21

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, New York)15 Mar 1922, WedPage 21
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