When George Duncan Laney was born on 17 February 1878, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles Culbert Laney, was 27 and his mother, Emma Foster, was 31. He married Bessie Wilkinson on 30 December 1906, in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Magisterial District 1 East, Simpson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 12 March 1963, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States.
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.