Lawrence, Massachusetts

USGenWeb Project

Founded December 2, 2004

Part of the Massachusetts, Essex County USGenWeb Project

Lawrence Public Resources:

City of Lawrence Official web page

Lawrence Public Libraries

Lawrence History Center

Lawrence Heritage State Park

NEHGS 101 Newbury St., Boston, MA 02116

Massachusetts Archives, Special Collections Holdings


MA-Vital Records

Lawrence to 1849

Naturalizations October 1927

Voting List - 1853 A-M

Voting List - 1853 N-Z- UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Lawrence History:

History of Lawrence

Lawrence Indian History

Slavery in Lawrence

Lawrence Population 1848 and 1900

Lawrence City Directory, 1910

Lawrence Police Department, 1910

Famous Bread and Roses Mill Strike, 1912

Lawrence High School Yearbook, 1920

Lawrence Disasters

Disaster at the Dam, 1847

Pemberton Mill Collapse, 1860

Lawrence Cyclone, 1890

Bathhouse Tragedy, 1913

Lawrence Ancestors

Famous Lawrencians

Carnegie Medal Winners of Lawrence

Lawrence Ancestors

Sumner Needham

Lawrence Veterans


Sumner Needham

Lord Memorial, Congressional Medal

Union Veterans - Arlington National Cemetery

Spanish American War (List of Names)

Spanish American Memorial

Lawrence Memorials

Korean War Memorial

Soldier and Sailor Memorial

World War I

World War I and II from Tower Hill

Fritz Gaebler, US Army WWII- MIA

Lithuanian Veterans

Mary Armitage, USMC

Viet Nam Memorial Washington DC

Gregory Kent

Robert Cote

Edward Wolfendale

Jim Mulligan, POW

Rear Admiral William Sullivan USN

Richard J. Wright, US Army

Alexander Jiminez, MIA

Pierre Raymond

Daniel Cotnoir, USMC

Nobel Peace Prize Winners

Richard J. Wright

Congressional Medal of Honor

Lord Memorial, Congressional Medal

 Civil War

Company A

Company B

Company C,

Company D,

Company E,

Company F,

Company G,

Company H,

Company K,

Company L,

Lawrence Civil War Guard

Lawrence Cemeteries

Children of Abraham Cemetery (picture)

Polish Cemetery, North Lowell Street, Methuen, MA(picture) 

Temple Emmanuel Cemetery, Mount Vernon Street Lawrence(picture) 

Lithuanian Cemetery, North Lowell Street, Methuen, MA (picture)

 Lawrence Find A Grave

Lawrence Memorials-Bellevue Cemetery

Bellevue , Sumner Needham Memorial

Bellevue Cemetery, G.A.R

Bellevue Cemetery Memorials

Bellevue Cemetery Memorials WWI 

Bellevue Cemetery Pemberton Mills Disaster Victims (picture)


Lawrence Landmarks

Lawrence Dam

Gate House, Lawrence Dam

Lawrence Canals

Bodwell House

Lawrence Reservoir

Lawrence City Hall

Yesterday's News/Newspapers

Lawrence American Newspaper,1896

Dennis Fitzpatrick,1898

James Fleming, Frozen to Death, 1905

Bill Gatewood, Athlete, 1911

The Bathhouse Tragedy, 1913

Lawrencian Of Yesterday

Marriages City of Lawrence, 1904

Lawrence Papers

Sleigh Ride

Sullivan Swims Merrimack River

Lawrence Schools

John Breen School, 1910

Holy Rosary School (closed)

Lawrence Schools - Public and Private 2007

Lawrence Businesses



Mills and Mansions

E. Frank Lewis, Mill Owner

Southwick Mill

Champion Paper Milll

Lawrence Photographs

Lawrence City Hall

Lawrence Mill Door

Lawrence Stone Mill

Barge above Lawrence Dam

Bodwell House

Home of E. Frank Lewis, Mill Owner

Gatekeeper Lawrence Dam

Gatekeeper Lawrence Dam (2)

Merrimack River, Looking South

Southwick Mill

Chain Links - North Canal

City of Lawrence Photographs Link 1

City of Lawrence Photographs Link 2

City of Lawrence Photographs Link 3

City of Lawrence - Flood 2006

Central Bridge

Northeast Digital Library

Lawrence Churches

History of Lawrence Churches

Sacred Heart Church, South Broadway, Lawrence (picture) 

 Holy Cross Armenian Church East Haverhill Street, Lawrence (picture)  

St. Francis Parish Birth, Marriage and Veteran's Records 

Offsite web page which contains records for many locations.

Scroll down to find three databases of records for this Parish in Lawrence, MA.

Lawrence Queries : Roll Call

List of fellow Lawrence researchers and the surnames they are researching.

Enter a query for Essex County research 

Lawrence Neighbors USGenWeb

Andover Methuen

Haverhill North Andover 

Lawrence, Kansas :

History of Lawrence, Kansas, how emigrants from New England changed history in the anti slavery movement of the 1850's


Lawrence Volunteers: 

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness : Several volunteers who are willing to do lookups for Lawrence, including cemetery photos and library look-ups. Please be kind to the volunteers - read the guidelines for requesting information.

Birth, Baptismal, Marriage, Burials, Communions, etc for Grace Episcopal Church ONLY for yrs 1846-1930 - lookups kindly offered by Lois. Cut and paste her email address : 

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