When Peter Line was born in 1765, in Pompton Plains, Morris, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Conrad Lein, was 32 and his mother, Claartje Van Houten, was 24. He married Katherine in 1801, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hanover Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1800. He died in 1842, in Madison Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Middletown Cemetery, Winchester Park Addition, Franklin, Ohio, United States.
English: from the medieval female personal name Line, a shortened form of Cateline (see Catlin ) and of various other names such as Emmeline and Adeline, containing the Anglo-Norman French diminutive suffix -line (originally a double diminutive, composed of the elements -el and -in).
Americanized form of German Lein .
In some cases possibly also French (Liné): metonymic occupational name for a linen weaver or a linen merchant, from an Old French adjective liné ‘made of linen’.
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