James Alfred Bane

Male9 August 1850–6 June 1933

Brief Life History of James Alfred

When James Alfred Bane was born on 9 August 1850, in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States, his father, Frederick Bane, was 38 and his mother, Lydia Blodgett, was 32. He married Sidney Jane "Liddie" Ingram on 13 April 1871, in Marshall, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Marshall, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Cameron District, Marshall, West Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 6 June 1933, in Cameron, Marshall, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Fork Ridge, Tazewell, Virginia, United States.

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James Alfred Bane
Sidney Jane "Liddie" Ingram
Marriage: 13 April 1871
Nellie Delora "Della" Bane
Charles Ingram Bane
John Frederick Bane

Sources (25)

  • James D Bane in household of Fredrick Bane, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James A Bane, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • James Alfred Bane, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 April 1871Marshall, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 11

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 


    Age 13

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 22

    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

    English: from Middle English ban ‘slayer, murderer’ (Old English bana).

    Irish, Scottish, and English: variant of Bain .

    French: metonymic occupational name from Old French ban(n)e ‘hamper, large basket’. This surname is very rare in France; in North America it may hence alternatively be an altered form of Bain 4.

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

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