John Plummer Laney

Brief Life History of John Plummer

When John Plummer Laney was born on 5 April 1880, in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles Culbert Laney, was 29 and his mother, Emma Foster, was 33. He married Lacy Evelyn Dean on 12 April 1911, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 14 August 1961, in Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Goleta Cemetery, Goleta, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Plummer Laney
1880–1961
Lacy Evelyn Dean
1888–1948
Marriage: 12 April 1911
Alice Dean Laney
1912–1930
John Plummer Laney
1913–1990
Wilson Campbell Laney
1915–1995
Lacey Lee Laney
1918–
Edward Dean Laney
1921–1998

Sources (22)

  • John P Loney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John P Laney - Government record: birth-name: John P Laney
  • J P Laney, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1892 · The Radio is invented

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Irish: probably a shortened and altered form of McElhinney .

English and Irish: habitational name introduced by the Normans originally deriving from any of the many places in northern France called L'Aunai (from Latin alnetum ‘alder grove’). It may also have developed to Delaney .

Variant of Laine 2, a surname of French origin.

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

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