WilliamLawlor fth b. "Ireland -became citizen in NY-@1886-96 (census is blurred) marr. to "Kate" who was b. Feb. 1863 in NY -her both parents were born in "Ireland". William Sr.,'s both parents were born in Ireland as well as himself. William Sr. was b. March 1853. They had 4 children in 1900 when the census was taken -Fed census NY-1900. Their children were John b. NY Dec., 1883, Mary b. Oct., 1884, William<<<< b. Nov., 1890, & Kate b. Jan. 1892-all William Sr's children were born in NY. The son William J, Jr. eventurally married Margaret Estella (Larman)(Lewis) Lawlor-who was born in District of Columbia Jan., 1900-listed in fed DC census under "head-of-household Allen E. Larman- m., to Susanna Ballenger. http://genconnect.rootsweb.com/gc/surnames/h/a/HANDIBOE/querieshttp://genconnect.rootsweb.com/gc/surnames/h/a/HANDIBOE/queries William & "Kate" are listed as having 8 children with 5 living- they were married 19 yrs at the time of the 1900 census. Margaret's only son Howard Irving Lewis- m. a Marie Louise (Elfers) Lewis (dec'd Dec. 2001-in MD)in DC-her only daughter married a "Handiboe in Takoma Park, MD. http://www.handiboes.comhttp://www.handiboes.com Anyone with other info. on William J. Lawlor(apparently a William-Jr.)-who came to live in District of Columbia-pls let me know. I looks as if William Sr. was a "laborer" at this time. William "rented".