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Samu obit 3 - Lived in Chicago a While. After the I'nion...
Lived in Chicago a While. After the I'nion soldiers had forced (.ieneral Lee to surrender Corporal Lawrence Lawrence received his honorable diachargo anil returned to Rochester to live. Here he followed his trade of carpenter ami builder until 1S71, when he removed to Chicago with his family. He lived in that city for nearly thirty years, but returned returned each year to Hochester ou a visit as long as his parents lived. In .1000 he returned to Hochester to live and had made his home at No. 4,i2 Magnolia street since that time. Mr Lawrence was descended from a family of fighters. Samuel Townley, his mother's father, fell in the Hevolutionary war. His father. Smith Lawrence, served in the War of 1X12. Three of his grandsons grandsons saw service with the American army overseas in the World War, Samuel and Harry Lawrence, both of Chicago, and timnni Lawrenoeft of Valparaiso, Ind., who was killed in action in France. As a Civil war veteran Mr. Ijiwrence took an active interest in the affairs of the Engineers' Brigade of the Army of the Potomac, and every year attended the annual reunion of the brigade nt Geneva. He always wt at "'e head of the table at the reunions.

Clipped from Democrat and Chronicle15 Mar 1922, WedPage 21

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