Luther Lane

15 July 1793–
Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Luther

When Luther Lane was born on 15 July 1793, in Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Samuel Lane, was 34 and his mother, Eunice Scott, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Lane
1759–1845
Eunice Scott
1765–1825
Samuel Lane Jr.
1786–1815
Elijah Lane
1788–1862
Elisha Lane
1788–1862
Ezekial Lane
1790–1851
Luther Lane
1793–
Lucy Lane
1795–

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World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 15

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

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)

  • Luther Lane, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Luther Lane, "New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"
  • Luther Lane, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"

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