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Frieda Lawrence
Original name: Frieda Frelin von Richthofen
Birth: Aug. 11, 1879
Departement de la Moselle
Lorraine, France
Death: Aug. 11, 1956
El Padro
Taos County
New Mexico, USA

Author, wife D.H. Lawrence. Her cousin was the celebrated German ace and pilot, Manfred Von Richthofen. This connection followed her throughout World War I and II whereby she was either accused of being a German Sympathizer or a spy and forced to move from country to country. Frieda met and married Ernest Weekley, a college instructor, a union which produced three children. Her next marriage was to David Herbert Lawrence, a student of her husband who during their fifteen years, became famous as an author mainly for penning "Lady Chatterley's Lover" which was considered pornographic. After his death, she settled at Koiwa Ranch near the artist colony town of Taos, New Mexico with new Italian husband Angelino Ravagli, where she lived the rest of her life on the royalties provided from the books of D.H. Lawrence. In 1934, "Not I, but the Wind", Frieda's memoir of life with D. H. was published. She died of a stroke early on the morning of her birthday while working on her autobiography. It was published posthumously in 1964 as Frieda Lawrence, the Memoirs and Correspondence". "A Genius for Living: the Life of Frieda Lawrence", was published in 1955 written by author Janet Byrne. (bio by: Donald Greyfield) 
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  D.H. Lawrence (1885 - 1930)
Kiowa Ranch Cemetery
San Cristobal
Taos County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: The Lawrence Memorial
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Donald Greyfield
Record added: Jan 04, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8240825
Frieda Lawrence
Added by: Donald Greyfield
Frieda Lawrence
Added by: Donald Greyfield
Frieda Lawrence
Added by: Donald Greyfield
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