After my grandfather's death, I took these spoons because nobody wanted them. I didn't have a clue who the previous owners were.
Through research, I discovered they belonged to my great-great and great-great-great grandmothers.
The top initials are LAL for Laura Ann Lowrey
The bottom initials are HN for Harriet Newell
Laura Ann was born Sept. 3, 1820, died June 14, 1892
Harriet Newell is the mother of Laura
Harriet was born March 3, 1794, died June 17, 1878