Elijah Lane

2 October 1788–5 September 1862 (Age 73)
Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Elijah

When Elijah Lane was born on 2 October 1788, in Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Samuel Lane, was 29 and his mother, Eunice Scott, was 23. He married Fanny Scott on 29 January 1815, in Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 5 September 1862, in Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Mount Caesar Cemetery, Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Lane
1788–1862
Fanny Scott
1787–1871
Marriage: 29 January 1815
Elijah Scott Lane
1814–
Maria P. Lane
1815–
Luther Scott Lane
1817–1883
Elliot W. Lane
1819–1858
Fanny E. Lane
1821–1876
Ebenezer Frink Lane
1824–1908
Eunice F. Lane
1829–1870

Spouse and Children

    Male1788–1862Male

    Fanny Scott

    Female1787–1871Female

MARRIAGE
29 January 1815
Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
children

(7)

    Elijah Scott Lane

    Male1814–Male

    Maria P. Lane

    Female1815–Female

    Luther Scott Lane

    Male1817–1883Male

    Elliot W. Lane

    Male1819–1858Male

    Fanny E. Lane

    Female1821–1876Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1789

Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1789 · The United States Constitution

Age 1

Originally comprising seven articles, the United States Constitution is the backbone of the law in the Nation. The first three articles talk about the separation of powers, dividing the government into three branches: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Articles Four, Five and Six describe the what each state governments have rights to do, how the states and the federal government should act in their relationship, and how the constitutional amendments are shared between all states. The Seventh Article explains and establishes the procedure used by the thirteen States to ratify it. It is regarded as the oldest written and codified national constitution in force. Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended 27 times, including an amendment to repeal a previous one.
1808

Age 20

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a lane, Middle English, Old English lane, originally a narrow way between fences or hedges, later used to denote any narrow pathway, including one between houses in a town.2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Laighin ‘descendant of Laighean’, a byname meaning ‘spear’, or ‘javelin’.3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ‘descendant of Luan’, a byname meaning ‘warrior’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elijah Lane in household of Luther Lane, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elijah Lane, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elijah Lane in entry for Elliott W Lane, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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