James Alfred Bane

10 September 1851–6 June 1933 (Age 81)
Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States

The Life of James Alfred

When James Alfred Bane was born on 10 September 1851, in Wheeling, Ohio, West Virginia, United States, his father, Frederick Bane, was 39 and his mother, Lydia Blodgett, was 33. He married Sidney Jane Ingram on 13 April 1871, in Marshall, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cameron Magisterial 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 81, and was buried in Fork Ridge, Tazewell, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children


    Sidney Jane Ingram


13 April 1871
Marshall, West Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Bane


    Lydia Blodgett




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 10

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 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 24

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Bain .2 Irish: variant of Bain 1.3 Perhaps French, an occupational name from Old French ban(n)e ‘hamper’, ‘large basket’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James D Bane in household of Fredrick Bane, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Bane, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Bane, "United States Census, 1880"

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