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51 (Research):NOTES FOR GEORGE BENJAMIN LASBURY:
1900 CENSUS Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska 165B
Lasbury, George B. head, Dec 1859, 40, single, CT, Eng, Eng, real estate
Wright, Charles, partner
1910 CENSUS Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska 85A
Lasbury, George B, boarder, 50, single, CT, Eng, Eng, real estate sales
1920 Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska 214B
1920 CENSUS Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska 214B
Lasbury, George B, head, 60, married, WI, Eng, Eng, real estate
Nellie A, wife, 50, married, CT, Scotland, unk
1930 CENSUS Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska 235A
Lasbury, George B, lodger, 70, wd, CT, Eng, Eng, real estate sales
 
Lasbury, George Benjamin (I348)
 
52 (Research):NOTES FOR HARRY GARFIELD LASBURY:
From the census records Harry appears to have never married.
 
Lasbury, Harry Garfield (I297)
 
53 (Research):NOTES FOR HENRY OSCAR WILLEY:
1870 CENSUS Norwalk, New London, Connecticut
Willey, Henry L, 23, works in tin shop, CT
Emma S, 22, CT
John E, 3, CT
 
Willey, Henry Oscar (I406)
 
54 (Research):NOTES FOR JAMES NEWTON LASBURY:
1910 CENSUS East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut 151B
Lasbury, James, head, 33, married 6 yrs, CT, Eng, NY, tobacco farmer
Grace, wife, 23, married 6 yrs, 2 births 2 living, ME, Maine, Eng
Hazel, dau 5, CT
Helen, dau, 3, CT

Ezra Gilman Townsend, father-in-law, 71, wd, ME, Eng, Eng, wool sorter

1920 CENSUS East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut 136A
Lasbury, James N, head, 43, married, CT, Eng, NY, tobacco farmer
Grace, wife, 38, CT, ME, ME
Hazel, dau, 15, CT
Helen, dau, 13, CT
James, son, 8, CT
Gertrude, dau, 4, CT

1930 CENSUS East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
Lasbury, James N, head, 53, 1st married at 25, CT, Eng, NY, tobacco farmer
Grace. wife, 44, 1st married qt 18, ME, ME, ME
Hazel, dau, 25, CT
Helen, dau, 23, CT
James, son, 18, CT
Gertrude, dau, 14, CT
 
Lasbury, James Newton Snr. (I296)
 
55 (Research):NOTES FOR JEANNETTE GUERNSEY:
1930 CENSUS Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
Lasbury, Fred T, head, 58, 1st married at 26, CT, Eng, CT, salesman
Julia, wife, 53, 1st married at 16, MA, MA, MA
Jeanette, head, 86, wd, CT, NY, CT

OBITUARY
Hartford Courant, March 6, 1934
MRS. JEANETTE G. LASBURY

Mrs. Jeanette (Guernsey) Lasbury of 38 Collins St, widow of Edward G. Lasbury, died Saturday night at her home. She leaves a son Frederick T. Lasbury of Hartford. The funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of J. J. & F. Ohern, 35 Chapel St. Re v. Jacobs of the 4th Congregational Church officiating. Buriel at Cedar Hill cemetery

 
Guernsey, Jennette (I846)
 
56 (Research):NOTES FOR JOHN E. WILLEY:
John's mother and sister were living with her parents in the 1880 CENSUS census. John is found with his grand parents:

Willey, Henry B, head, 58, farmer, CT, CT, CT
Almina, wife, 56, CT, MA, MA
Henrietta, dau, 22, CT
Elizabeth, mother, 83, CT, CT, NY
John E, gr son, 12, CT, CT, CT

 
Willey, John E. (I857)
 
57 (Research):NOTES FOR LILLIAN S. LASBURY:
Lillian never married. According to the New York Passenger List she did do some traveling to the Bahamas in the 1950's
 
Lasbury, Lillian Sylvia (I351)
 
58 (Research):NOTES FOR LURA T. LASBURY:
OBITUARY
Hartford Courant, August 7, 1939
LURA THRALL LASBURY, 28, DIES in MIDDLETOWN
South Windsor, Aug 6, (Special)
Miss Lura Thrall Lasbury, 28, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Lasbury Sr., of South Windsor, died Sunday night at the Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, of which she was a graduate nurse. She was born September 10, 1910 in Broad Brook and was educated in schools in Broad Brook and in Rockville. She leaves her parents; three brothers, Ralph C. Lasbury Jr., Clyde Lasbury and Theodore Lasbury all of South Windsor, and two sisters, Miss Lillian Lasbury of South Windsor and Mrs. Thomas Sargent of Norwich. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the home of her parents. Burial will be in Windsorville Cemetery
 
Lasbury, Lura Thrall (I352)
 
59 (Research):NOTES FOR MARTHA MARIE "MATTIE" LASBURY:
Martha Lasbury never married and lived with family her entire life. It is not known if she was handicapped, disabled or chose to remain single
In the 1860 CENSUS to the 1900 CENSUS census she is living with her father, her mother and later her step mother
In the 1910 CENSUS census she is living with the daughter of her sister, Elizabeth Jane Lasbury Morgan, as follows:
1910 CENSUS Nutley twp, Essex, New Jersey 243B
Brown, Thaddeus L, head, 47, married 24 yrs, NJ, NY, NY
Isabelle, wife, 45, married 24 yrs 2 births 1 living, NY, ENG, MA
Russell M, son, 13, single, NJ, NJ, NY
Lasbury, Mattie, aunt, 54, single, CT, Eng, Eng
In the 1920 & 1930 CENSUS census she is living with her widowed niece, Frances "Fannie" Willey Colburn as follows:
1920 Reading, Middlsex, Massachusetts 205A
Colburn, Frances A, head, 46, widow, CT, CT, CT, sunday school office
Lasbury Mattie M, house keeper, 64, single, CT, Eng, Eng, private house
1930 CENSUS Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 55B at 49 St. John St
Colburn, Frances, head, 56, widow, 1st married at 29, CT, CT, CT, secretary
Lasbury, Martha M, aunt, 74, single, CT, Eng, Eng
St. John St, is in a section of Boston referred to as Jamaica Plains and is adjacent to Jamica Pond on the souh side of Boston
 
Lasbury, Martha Maria (I346)
 
60 (Research):NOTES FOR NELLIE PAMELIA DAVENPORT:
OBITUARY YEAR 1926?
MRS WILLIAM M. LASBURY
Mrs. Nelie Lasbury, 68 years old, wife of William M. Lasbury of Enfield Street, Thompsonville, died Thursdy afternoon at her home. She was born in Manchester, Vermont and had been a resident of Thompsonville since 1913. Besides her husband, she leaves one daughter, Miss Alma Lasbury of Thompsonville and a son Howard A. Lasbury of Brookline, Mass. The funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. at her home. Burial will be in Melrose 
Davenport, Nellie Pamelia (I408)
 
61 (Research):NOTES FOR RALPH CHERECK LASBURY:
1910 CENSUS East Windsor, hartford, Connecticut 158A
Lasbury, Ralph, head, 36, married 9 yrs, CT, Eng, NY, tobacco farmer
Eloise, wife, 34, married 9 yrs, CT, CT, CT
Ralph jr, son, 3, CT
Lilly, dau, 2, CT
Lurah, dau, 1, CT
1920 CENSUS East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut 132B
Lasbury, Ralph C, head, 45, CT, Eng, NY, tobacco farmer
Eloise J, wife 43, CT, CT, CT
Ralph C. jr, son, 13, CT
Lillian S, dau, 11, CT
Lura T, dau, 10, CT
Ardella S, dau, 8, CT
Clyde P, son, 5, CT
Walter T, son, 2, CT
Thrall, Clyde, brother-in-law, no age, CT, CT, CT
Catherine, sister-in-law, 45, CT, CT, CT
1930 CENSUS South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut 238B
Lasbury, Ralph, head, 55, 1st married at 26, CT, Eng, NY, tobacco farmer
Elloise, wife 52, 1st married at 23, CT, CT, CT
Lillian, dau, 21, CT
Lura, dau, 19, CT
Ardell, dau, 17, CT
Clyde, son, 14, CT
Theodore, son, 11, CT
Thrall, Clyde, brother-in-law, 59, CT
Katherine, sister-in-law, 55, CT (Clyde and Katherine Thrall are Eliose's brother and sister)


OBITUARY
New York Times, February 12, 1944
RALPH C. LASBURY SR.
Connecticut Tabacco Grower, 69, Owned Light-Harness Racers
Hartford, Conn., Feb. 12 Associated Press
Ralph C. Lasbury Sr., South Windsor tobacco grower and packer, and owner of many light-harness racing horses, died yesterday in the Hartford Hospital. His age was 69.
Starting as a grower at at 14, while yet a schoolboy, Mr. Lasbury developed a 200 acre plantation, employed sixty field hands and had a payroll of 100 packers. In 1924 he entered the real estate business in Florida but five years later resumed tobacco growing on a 500 acre tract.
He was the owner of Earle Jr., familiarly known as the "War Horse", said to have been the most consistent horse ever to run on a track in this country. His time was 2:04 1/4.
 
Lasbury, Ralph Chesick Snr. (I295)
 
62 (Research):NOTES FOR RALPH CHERECK LASBURY:
1930 CENSUS South Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut 262A
Lasbury, Ralph C, head, 24, 1st married at 24, CT, CT, CT, Tobacco farmer
Cecelia D, wife, 24, 1st married at 24, ME, PA, PA

Maine City Directories show Ralph and Cecelia also owned a summer home in Camden, Knox, Maine

OBITUARY
By George Bradgon (regular correspondent for the Tobacco International)
Lasbury, Connecticut Valley head who wrought labor reform, dies
Ralph C. Lasbury Jr., one of the colorful figures in the history of tobacco-growing in the Connecticut River Valley, died March 18 at his winter home, Winter Park, Fla. Death came suddenly from a heart attack. He was 72. Under Lasbury's direction, the valley's growers of high-priced cigar-wrapper leaf drew national attention in the improvement of migrant farm workers' working and housing conditions. He was executive director of the Shade Tobacco Growers Agricultural Association in Connecticut and Massachusetts for 26 years, until retirement in 1968. At his retirement, the then- president of the association, Gerrit Krot. declared that no man in contemporary American agriculture contributed more to the industry's welfare. Such contributions were also referred to by Krot when Doris Rockwell, Lasbury's assistant, retired at the same time. He said she "also pioneered in capably administering the association's Youth Camp Program, the biggest farm youth employment program in the country, as well as our Farm Workers Hospital, the first and still the only establishment of its kind. " A tall, spare man, Lasbury was an outspoken individualist. He worked hard and played hard, taking pride in his ability to hunt ducks and coons, and to judge and ride horses. He was also proud of the fact that, to some extent, Indian blood flowed in his veins. Comparatively few knew that his middle name was Cherokee, his paternal grandmother being a member of that tribe. This in no way conflicted with the fact that one of the gifts of the American Indian to modern society was tobacco. Outside the door to his office stood a cigar-store Indian, and on the wall behind his desk hung a picture of one of his favorite horses. At a birthday party some time ago for a now-deceased grower named Thrall, Lasbury paid one of his highest tributes when declaring, "Oliver J. Thrall is the best coon-hunter in New England." Another hobby was collecting antique duck decoys, 200 of which Lasbury once owned. He helped popularize the Morgan horse and was the owner of the former national champion gelding, Windcrest Fireball. Lasbury was the first president of the Connecticut Morgan Horse Club. One of his first memories of the tobacco business occurred when, hardly old enough to walk, he was strapped to the buckboard of his father's wagon and rode while the older Lasbury inspected his 225 acres of broadleaf tobacco, grown for use as cigar binder

Lasbury finished his high school education in Winter Park, Fla., after his father sold his tobacco farm and moved south. While completing his education at Rollins College in Winter Park, he met his future wife, Cecilia Justice Chase. Mrs. Lasbury's family established Chase Groves, near Orlando, in which citrus business the fourth generation is still in active operation.

Ralph Lasbury returned to Connecticut and was appointed the first executive director of the Shade Tobacco Group in 1942 as a result of criticism aimed by the Connecticut State Department of Labor at the conditions surrounding employment of youth in tobacco fields and sheds. Children only eight years of age worked 9 1/2 hours a day, six days a week on some farms; there was criticism of housing, unsanitary living conditions, unsafe transportation, and lack of supervision in some cases.

Lasbury was called to his job as a result of his volunteer work with the Connecticut Defense Council at the outbreak of World War II, when he was assigned to take charge of farm labor. As his first job with the shade group, he drew up corrective regulations and obtained acceptance by the growers. The regulations were put in effect voluntarily in 1942, becoming the basis for Connecticut's pioneering Farm Labor Youth Law of 1947.

During the harvest season, 1968, Senator Harrison Williams of New Jersey. chairman of the Senate Migratory Labor Committee, inspected the shade growers' labor camp in Windsor, Conn.. with its modern housing, recreational and cafeteria facilities, representing a $2,000,000 investment. The association's operation was the "most enlightened" of any employer group in the nation he had visited, Senator Wiliams said. That year the shade growers employed a peak total of 20,000 farm hands with a $27 million payroll. Beginning with Lasbury's appointment and lasting until a few years after his retirement, growers operated a unique program, bringing West Indian residents annually for the season. They formed a core of experienced farm adults. Thousands annually were thus recruited, under a contract providing round trip air fare. Jamaicans were hired for many years, until enactment of alien work laws caused a switch to Puerto Ricans. Four years ago, after protracted labor troubles, the importation program was dropped, and domestic labor substituted.

A memorial service for Ralph Lasbury will be held May 19 at. 2:00 p.m. at the Congregational Church of South Windsor, Conn., in this the town where he lived most of his life

 
Lasbury, Ralph Chesick Jnr. (I305)
 
63 (Research):NOTES FOR REGINALD LASBURY:
1920 CENSUS Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 159A
Lasbury, Reginlad, head, 22, married, OH, CT, NH, locomotive fireman, railroad
Minnie, wife, 20, married, KY, KY, KY

 
Lasbury, Reginald Jenness (I310)
 
64 (Research):NOTES FOR WILLIAM MORGAN LASBURY:

1880 CENSUS Hartford twp, Hartford, Connecticut 361A
Lasbury, Edward G, head, 38, merchant, Eng, Eng, Eng
Gennett G, wife, 36, CT, CT, CT
Frederick T, son, 3, CT
Francis S, son, 5, CT
William M, brother, 22, retail grocer, CT, Eng , Eng

1900 CENSUS East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut 302B
Davenport, Amelia, head, May 1835, 65, widow, 2 births 2 living, VT, VT, NH

Lasbury, William, head, Nov 1857, 42, married 19 yrs, CT, Eng, Eng, superintendant at wool mill
Nellie, wife, Apr 1858, 42, married 19 yrs, 2 births 2 living, VT, VT, VT
Alma L, dau, Dec 1883, 16, CT
Howard, son, Dec 1885, 14, CT

1910 CENSUS Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts 153A Lasbury, William M, head, 52, married 29 yrs, CT, Eng, Eng, agent for wool mill
Nellie P, wife, 52, married 29 yrs, 2 births 2 living, VT, VT, VT
Alma A, dau, 26, CT
Howard A, son, 24, CT

1920 CENSUS Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut
Lasbury, William, head, 59, married, CT, Eng, Eng
Nellie, wife 58, CT
Alma, dau, 34, CT

Davenport, Elmira, mother-in-law, 81, CT

1930 CENSUS Enfiled, Hartford, Connecticut 262B
Lasbury, William, head, 75, widower, CT, Eng, Eng
Alma, dau, 46, single, CT

DEATH NOTICE
LASBURY-In Enfield Oct 13, 1933 William Morgan Lasbury at age 75, Funeral at the house 1236 Enfield St. at 2:30 p.m.. Buriel at Melrose, East Windsor

OBITUARY
Hartford Courant, October 15, 1933
WILLIAM M. LASBURY, TEXTILE LEADER, DIES
Thompsonville, Oct. 14
William Morgan Lasbury, 75, for ,many years an executive of the American Woolen Company, died at his home in Enfield Street Friday after a short illness, He had been retired since 1918. Born in Broad Brook Mr Lasbury began his career in the textile field at the Bolding Brothers silk mills, Rockville. Later he worked in Broad Brook mills and in 1906 went to the American Woolen Company. He resigned in 1913 but returned to the company two years later to become the head of its worsted division
 
Lasbury, William Morgan (I347)
 
65 (Research):REMOVALS from HIGH LITTLETON 1702-1861 and SETTLEMENT CERTIFICATES ISSUED
to HIGH LITTLETON 1698-1780 & INDEXES

We, the Minister, Churchwardens, Overseers of the poor and other principal Inhabitants of the Parish of East Harptrey in the County of Som'set, Do own and acknowledge John BARWELL, Hannah his Wife, Ann, James, Joseph and Sarah, Sons and Daughters of the said John and Hannah BARWELL, to be Parishioners lawfully setled in our said Parish and as such will receive them or any or either of them, Unless they
or any or either of them, at any time after the date of these p'sents, shall for himself or herself gain a lawfull Settlement in any other Parish. In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this Fifth day of July in the Fourth year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord George the Second, by the grace of God, of Great
Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith etc. Annoq. Dom. 1730. Geo. CHURCHEY, Vicar, Charles BUTCHER, Charles SMITH, Churchwardens, John SPERING, Samuell LASBYRY, Overseers. Witnessed by Will. BUTCHER, Simon DANDO, Ja. YORKE, Francis SAVIDG.

We, Two of his Ma'tie's Justices of the peace for the said County of Som'se, do allow the above Certificate.

Will. EARLE jr., Wm. JONES.
SRO D/P/lit.h. 13/3/1-19. 
Lasbury, Samuel (I4715)
 
66 (Research):REMOVALS from HIGH LITTLETON 1702-1861 and SETTLEMENT CERTIFICATES ISSUED to HIGH LITTLETON 1698-1780 & INDEXES

Som'settss.
To the Churchwardens and overseers of the poore of the parish of High Littleton in the County aforesaid.

Wee, whose names are hereunto subscribed and sett, the Churchwardens and overseers of the poore of the parish of Freshford in the said County, doe hereby certifie that John HARTE, Mary his wife and William their sonn, are Lawfull Inhabitants and parishoners of our said parish of Freshford. And wee doe hereby promise that, if the said John HARTE, Mary his wife and William their sonn or any Childe or Children they shall have dureinge their Residense within the said parish of High Littleton, shall at any times be chargeable to the parishonersthereof, that wee will receive them or any or either of them into our said parish of Freshford and provide for them as our parishoners, Accordinge to Law. Given under our Hands and seales this first day of March In the Tenth yeare of her majestie's Reigne over Greate Brittaine etc. Annoq. Dom. 1711/12. Peter FISHER jun'r, Joh.
SILLCOCK, Churchwardens, Wm. ROSE, Rich. EAYRS, overseers.
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of us, John SANDERS, John LASBURY.

Som'settss.
Wee, whose Hands are hereunto subscribed and sett, Two of her majestie's Justices of the peace for the said County, doe Allow of the above Certificate. Dated the day and yeare above written. H. BRIDGES, John
MOGG.
SRO D/P/lit.h. 13/3/1-9. 
Lasbury, John (I5048)
 
67 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, Joseph (I1639)
 
68 (Research):See attached sources. Frampton, Elizabeth (I1640)
 
69 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, George (I1641)
 
70 (Research):See attached sources. Lush, Mary (I1642)
 
71 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, George (I1643)
 
72 (Research):See attached sources. Elanor (I1644)
 
73 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, Edward (I1645)
 
74 (Research):See attached sources. Dorothy (I1646)
 
75 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, William (I1709)
 
76 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, John (I1710)
 
77 (Research):See attached sources. Abbott, Mary (I1711)
 
78 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, William (I1712)
 
79 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, George (I1713)
 
80 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, Rice (I1714)
 
81 (Research):See attached sources. Card, Ann (I1715)
 
82 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, Elanor (I1716)
 
83 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, George (I1717)
 
84 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, Mary (I1718)
 
85 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, John (I1719)
 
86 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, Dorothy (I1720)
 
87 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, Ann (I1721)
 
88 (Research):See attached sources. Catherine (I1722)
 
89 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, Ann (I1723)
 
90 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, Mary (I1724)
 
91 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, Catherine (I1725)
 
92 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, Elizabeth (I1726)
 
93 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, George (I1727)
 
94 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, Anna (I1728)
 
95 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, Joseph (I1729)
 
96 (Research):See attached sources. Oxford, Stephen (I1730)
 
97 (Research):See attached sources. Goddard, David (I1731)
 
98 (Research):See attached sources. White, Isaac (I1732)
 
99 (Research):See attached sources. Gurd, Elizabeth (I1733)
 
100 (Research):See attached sources. Rabbets, George (I1734)
 

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