Pleasant Reid Lazenby

about 1851–1931 (Age 80)
Iredell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Pleasant Reid

When Pleasant Reid Lazenby was born about 1851, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas J. Lazenby, was 46 and his mother, Susanna Holland, was 42. He married Susan Elizabeth Holmes about 1876, in Iredell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Turnersburg Township, Iredell, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Turnersburg, Iredell, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1931, at the age of 80, and was buried in Harmony, Iredell, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pleasant Reid Lazenby
Susan Elizabeth Holmes
Marriage: about 1876
Nancy T. Lazenby
Turzy Louise Lazenby
Peary Hardin Lazenby

Spouse and Children

about 1876
Iredell, North Carolina, United States


    Nancy T. Lazenby



    Peary Hardin Lazenby


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas J. Lazenby


    Susanna Holland




    Thomas A. Lazenby


    Louisa Lazenby


    William F. C. Lazenby


    Elias Lazenby



World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 2

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 21

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from Lazenby in Redcar and Cleveland or Lazonby in Cumbria, both named in Old Norse as ‘freedman's farm’, or ‘Freedmen's farm’, from leysingi ‘freedman’ (also used as a nickname and personal name; see Leising ) + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pleasant R Lazenby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Pleasant R Lazerby, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pleasant R Lazenby, "United States Census, 1920"

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