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Lawrence, Massachusetts

Lawrence, MA  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Lawrence is in Essex County. The county seat is Salem.

Textile workers from England flocked to the area in the 19th century to find work at the mills.

Major ancestry groups reported by Lawrence residents include:

· Dominican Republic - 22%
· Puerto Rican - 22%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 12%
· Irish - 7%
· Italian - 7%
· French (except Basque) - 5%
· Black or African American - 5%
· French Canadian - 5%
· English - 3%
· Arab - 2%
· German - 2%
· Lebanese - 2%
· Central American: - 1%
· Polish - 1%
· Portuguese - 1%
· Guatemalan - 1%
· Vietnamese - 1%
· South American - 1%
· Spanish - 1%
· Cambodian - 1%
· Scottish - 1%
· Cuban - 1%
· Scotch-Irish - 1%
· Ecuadorian - 1%
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